Dr. Wallach discusses the importance of vitamin D3 for good health. Outlining a recent move by the government to increase the RDA (Recommended Daily Amount) from 400 IU to 2000 IU. Citing the vitamin's importance in fight cancer and other diseases.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent British study that found sleep loss can lead to heart disease. The study found that people who get less than 5 hours of sleep nightly had 1.7 fold increased risk of dying from all causes and had more than twice the risk of cardiovascular death. However, researchers also found that those getting more than 9 hours sleep also had a higher mortality rate.
- Mary has questions about EFA's (essential fatty acids) and fibromyalgia.
- Margie's niece has been diagnosed with sarcoidosis.
- Sue Ellen has questions concerning fried foods and the use of oils in cooking.