Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news story regarding a study from the Iowa Women's Health Initiative. The study asserts that women who take a daily multiple vitamin have an increased risk of early death. Doc contends there are several things wrong with this study including the fact that multiple vitamins often don't have all the nutrients needed.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a Swedish study on the benefits of eating chocolate. The study from Sweden's National Institute of Environmental Medicine found that women who ate at least two chocolate bars weekly had a 20% less risk of both hemorragic or ischemic strokes. In the Swedish study the women were eating "milk" chocolate but the lead author recommended Americans stick with dark chocloate because American milk chocolate don't have as much cocoa.
- Carla's 82 year old mother has been diagnosed with a mass on her stomach.
- William has a friend diagnosed with liver cancer.
- Ina is an obstetrics nurse and asks Dr. Wallach for resource materials of his message of nutrition that she can pass along to her patients.
- Judy's granddaughter has been diagnosed with cat scratch fever.
- Barbara recently got a diagnosis of Buerger's disease an inflammation of blood vessels.
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