Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach. Joanne starts the show today discussing genetically modified foods. Asserting that many countries will no longer accept these foods from the U.S. because they don't feel they are safe. Also discussing the large amounts of high fructose corn syrup found in most all packaged foods. Contending that these corn syrup laden foods are not broken down as well as natural sugars. They also can interfere with the body's ability to use natural sugars.
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Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway continue discussing these high fructose corn syrup foods in relationship to increasing rates of diabetes in the U.S. The latest data from the CDC reveals that 24 million Americans currently have diabetes that is 8% of the overall population. In people age 60 and up that percentage jumps to 25%.
- Elaine has been diagnosed with Crohn's disease and is looking for nutritional ways to deal with this disease.
- Ethel is suffering from mal-absorbtion and feels there must be nutritional supplements that can help her.