Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben discusses a recent news article tauting fruit as a good alternative for sweet snacks. Ben disagrees asserting that the fruit does have good nutrients and fiber. But that fruit is loaded with sugar.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug and Ben discuss a news article concerning a done at the Scripps Research Institute. The study was looking into ways to shut down the "hunger hormone" ghrelin. Researchers beiieve that regulation of this hormone could lead to an obesity vaccine.
- Peggy's mother-in-law has a chronic cough and elevated white cell count.
- Pamela has questions regarding greying hair and mineral deficiencies.
- Roy has been experiencing inflammation in his feet.