Dr. Joel Wallach starts the show discussing a news article on a study of the health benefits of chocolate. The study done at the University of California, San Diego surveyed over 1000 men and women aged 20 to 85 years old on dietary habits. The study found a link between lower BMI and chocolate consumption.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two news stories related the diabetes. The first story concerns a report from the FDA that they are now adding increased risk of type 2 diabetes to the list of side effects of statin drugs. Second they discuss a news story regarding a study the found bariatric surgery cures type 2 diabetes. This because patients no longer have the ability to absorb as many carbohydrates. Unfortunately these patients also no longer absorb important nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids all need for optimal health.
- Rita has chronic bleeding hemorrhoids.
- Frita's husband has several health challenges including tinnitis, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, arthritis and heart disease.
- Dan has been diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer.
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