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A biomedical research pioneer, Dr. Joel D. Wallach spent more than 40 years in the field of Veterinary Medicine, observing and researching the effects of individual nutrients on animal health, before becoming a Naturopathic Physician in 1982. Today, Dr. Wallach is renowned for his groundbreaking research on the health benefits of selenium and other minerals. He currently dedicates his time to lecturing throughout the world on the therapeutic benefits of vitamins and minerals, and on lobbying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on behalf of the dietary supplement industry.
Dr. Wallach has been appearing recently with Benny Hinn of Benny Hinn Ministries
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing osteoporosis and more specifically bone mineral density. Outlining the function of calicum in relationship to mineral bone density. Contending that it is impossible to get enough through foods and explaining that not all calcium supplements are equal.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent report from the Massachusetts Department of Health. The report reveals that in the past six years the amount of nicotine has increased 10%. Ben asserts that nicotine is highly addictive because from a structural stand point it mimics vitamin B3. Contending that one good strategy for quitting would be to ramp up on the intake of vitamin B3.
- Sara has questions regarding Lyme's disease.
- Robert has had chronic diarrhea for over two weeks.
- Nancy has recently been diagnosed with colon cancer.
- Arlene's son has been suffering from chronic kidney stones.
Dr. Wallach discusses a news article regarding the deaths two nobel prize winning lauriets. Asserting that even as intelligent as they were they didn't live to be 100. One dying in his eighties and the other in his early nineties. Doc goes on to outline that billionares, athletes and doctors don't live to be 100. Contending that wealth, intellect nor fitness help people live to be 100. But simple good nutrition can extend life as has been accomplished in animals.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent research study regarding the cost of extended life. Researchers at Harvard University and the University of Michigan found that the average cost of one year of extended life is $19,900. Doug asserts that for nearly $20,000 people could buy a lot of "Pig Packs". The study also found that by the 1990's 65 year olds paid about $145,000 for each year of extended life.
- Gloria has questions regarding discolored fingernails.
- Jean asks Dr. Wallach about polyps in the urethra.
- Lew has been diagnosed with a fungus on her lip.
Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing the importance of proper thyroid function. Explaining the effects of the thyroid on the body's endocrin system. Asserting that as people get over the age of 60 many start to have low thyroid function.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben discuss a recent news story concerning hypertension. A recent NIH study is working to prove that deep breathing can reduce blood pressure. The theory is that rather than reducing blood pressure through relaxing as a function of deep breathing. The process allows for better kidney function thus allowing the body to more readily expell toxins and salts.
- Mary has two questions with the first regarding severe acne. Second she asks the difference between viral and bacterial pneumonia.
- Jerry has been diagnosed with a pituitary tumor.
- Jackie has questions concerning seizure disorder.
- Susie has a friend with chronic psoriasis.
- Ed has a 12 year old daughter with a rash on her back.
Dr. Wallach discusses the report that ranks the U.S. as forty sixth in health and longevity. Listed below forty five other countries while spending more on healthcare than those forty five combined. Also outlining that according to the CDC 5.8 million Americans are injured, harmed or killed each year by the medical industry.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning "medical tourism". A new term for a growing industry that involves Americans traveling across the U.S. border and abroad seeking healthcare. Many because they are among the 45 million without healthcare. Some because the procedures they are seeking either cost too much in the U.S. or they aren't approved.
- David has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and wants a nutritional plan.
- Kevin initially makes comments regarding the incomes of pharmaceutical representatives. The he asks Doc about the pain in his lower back.
- Bob has been suffering from diarrhea for over a week.