Dr. Wallach discusses a recent report regarding the worlds tallest people. The report states that the Dutch are the tallest people on average in the world. Previously the U.S. held that ranking until the 1970s when the Dutch started to pass us. Doc attributes the change to mineral deficiencies in the American people.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of recent news articles. The first concerns former FDA chairman Lester Crawford who is pleading guilty to conflict of interest and making false financial statements. While chairing the FDA Crawford wrote that he had sold shares of Pepsico Inc., Sysco Corp. (food product manufacturor) and Embrex Inc. (agriculture biotech company). In fact he was actually on the board of directors for Embrex. Doug also discusses another story about a new stomach banding proceedure that will be easier and less expensive.
- Mary has questions concerning stomach ulcers and diverticulosis.
- Brian has MS (multiple sclerosis) and is losing visual and motor function.
- Sue has a horse with hip problems.
- Rick has duodenal cancer and has had several organs removed.