Dr. Wallach discusses weight loss contending the root cause of weight gain is nutritional deficiencies. Asserting that many Americans gain weight because they eat based off of their cravings. Comparing cravings to "pica and cribbing" in found in animals that are minerally deficient. Doc recommends using the Youngevity "Nature's Whey" and "Slender FX" as great tools to assist in weight loss.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning "off-labelling". The practice of "off-labeling" is when doctors write prescriptions for drugs to be used for things other than what the FDA approved the drug. In this article experts contend that more and more doctors are prescribing depression and hyperactivity drugs for people trying to lose weight.
- Jane has three questions the first concerns a friend with emphysema. Second she asks about RLS (restless leg syndrome). Finally she has questions regarding her dog that has been diagnosed with progressive cone and retina degenerative disease.
- Mildred asks Dr. Wallach about cataracts.
- John has a friend diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.