Dr. Joel Wallach discussed alternative health approaches, and the benefits of remedies and supplements that aid in the body's recovery from many diseases and ailments. He began with his philosophy that you should treat your body like you would your car, and engage in "preventative maintenance." Wallach claims that massive doses of cholesterol can alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s, MS and ALS. He believes the secret to eat at least "10-12 eggs per day per 100 pounds of body weight." Wallach also pointed to recent studies which indicate that Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Cystic Fibrosis can be treated with selenium supplements.
Eric, a police officer from Connecticut called in to share his problem with high blood pressure. Wallach suggested he eliminate sugar, gluten, processed foods and meat, and stick to steamed vegetables, cooked fresh meats and a mixture of supplements from his company. John in St. Louis was worried about a disease in his family that causes calcium deposits on the brain. Wallach said that, contrary to current medical opinion, the problem is not genetic and can be treated by eliminating gluten from the diet, among other changes. Sheera in California asked how much of the anti-inflammatory spice turmeric is a safe to take, and Wallach suggested that a good amount would be between 250-500 milligrams per day.