Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing longevity. Outlining that some cultures have many more people living to be 100 years old that in the U.S. Contending this because these are poor third world cutlures that still put wood ash in their gardens. Asserting that most of the health challenges Americans are suffering are due to mineral deficiencies. Also stating dams are now used to control flooding in low lying areas stating when floods occur silt (minerals) is spread out.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding sitting for long periods of time. Several recent studies have linked sitting a lot to increased risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke. In one Harvard study found that sitting most of the day increases the risk of dying of a heart attack more than 50%. Now other experts are saying standing can lead to "neck flexion" when the chin is lowered to the chest. They say this can lead to bulging discs, nerve compression and neuropathies.Callers
Darlene's niece has been diagnosed with keratosis.
Anna has several health challenges including psoriasis, obesity, colorectal cancer, type 2 diabetes and neuropathies.
Yvonne has a friend with type 2 diabetes, kidney failure, hypertension and heart disease.
Vern has a follow up call for a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis.
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