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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show today discussing the health benefits of dark chocolate.  Outlining the various compounds found in chocolate that are beneficial for good health.  Doc then lists the different products available through the Youngevity family of companies that have these same health benefits.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach continue discussing the health benefits of dark chocolate.  Doug cites an Italian study that found the consumption of dark chocolate reduces the blood levels of CRP (C-reactive proteins).  Higher blood levels of CRP have previously been associated with the kind of inflammation that has been linked to heart and blood vessel disease.

Callers

  • Terry has questions regarding pulse pressure.
  • Betty's husband has been diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus.
  • Frank has been experiencing neuropathies in his feet.
  • John asks Dr. Wallach about rheumatoid arthritis.
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