Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben discusses a recent study that has linked the diabetes drug "Advandia" to increased risk of heart attack and death. Ben asserts that diabetes can be controlled with diet and exercise. Also recommending the "Sweet Eze" product from Youngevity.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a study from the National Academy of Sciences that has found most Americans are vitamin D deficient. Although many foods are fortified with vitamin D it is the wrong form of the vitamin. Foods are fortiefied with vitamin D2 the body best uses vitamin D3. Ben recommends getting 10 to 15 minutes of sun exposure daily to help the body with it's vitamin D production.
- Ann has questions regarding periodontal disease.
- Janie has questions concerning calcium absorbtion.
- Debbie asks Ben if 1000mg of vitamin C daily is too much.
- Daniel has questions concerning colloital silver.