Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing the mediterranean diet. Asserting that this diet was invented as a marketing campaign to sell Crisco. Outlining the story of how Procter & Gamble bought the rights to the compound. Hiring Dr. Ancel Keyes the president of the American Heart Association to help promote the product. Procter & Gamble gave the American Heart Association $1.7 million a lot of money in the early 1900s. For this gift Dr. Keyes went around the country promoting Crisco as a healthy alternative to butter and other fats.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a trial of a new knee implant. The implant is designed to replace torn miniscus in the knee to hopefully avoid knee replacement surgery. The article also states that once damaged the miniscus can not regrow. Doc takes exception to this statement contending he has seen xray proof that the miniscus does regrow when given the raw materials to regrow.Callers
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