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You know those labels all natural heart healthy all these kinds of things that you see in the supermarket aisle while.
You should not believe everything you read managing editor for Fox News health dot com Dr.
Manny Alvarez is with us this week's medical dollars.
Look at some product labels they don't tell the whole truth good to see Dr.
Manny -- -- you know -- Jerry's had a story recently where they were supposed to take all natural.
Off of their ice cream pomegranate was sued over.
Some its products so -- coal ugly was shoot this well.
What should we know when we go into the -- -- see these labels.
Don't leave anything -- not you should not believe anything you read absolutely that's the whole thing don't believe anything you read.
Don't believe anybody they get a way with the stuff but I hate regulation in -- -- levels but I gotta tell you I love more regulation when it comes to all of these health claims.
By the food industry -- media.
Herbal vitamin industry which has been completely -- regulated for decades right.
Soledad now you've got businesses multibillion dollar -- you're going to open the door you can see you see all these kinds of substance.
It cures this it heels that.
The federal government a stake in the Federal Trade Commission has taken some serious actions and basically saying to these -- people listen to me.
We gotta find your product we gonna make it public that this is false advertising -- at the end of the day.
People have a false sense of security you know seems like a ton mass killers are coming up lately right at Jack and I think that you know Ben and -- field I think that the right thing by the -- you know -- you know -- I -- my wife last night you know what throw whatever ice -- we have less by Ben and Jerry -- -- -- the right thing.
The right thing is to recognize you know what.
Our product -- old not old natural because I had some you know some chemicals that -- need to process guys being everybody knows that and therefore they gonna take that label off.
Good company they're doing the right thing others on the other hand.
-- bigger companies are investing time in making sure that they.
Don't make a mistake because.
This there's a hybrid being formed between -- companies pharmaceutical companies now and in the future yes it's trying to get these products to tell people are beginning.
Feel a vessel -- was doing that recently -- -- some -- the formula to go this is a serious issue dealing with obesity particularly among children.
In this country in the early seventies preschool children obesity -- was about 5% it's up to twelve plus now.
You go to school aged six to eleven year -- it was 4% and now it's 17%.
In the same preschool age adolescents 17%.
Or obese right so that's the serious issue that we're dealing with that it -- you know underneath all -- it is and what being parents have to recognize is that we say this all the time it starts with pregnancy especially if you have small children look back to see how much weight you gain during your pregnancy because exercise and eating right and not getting a lot of weight in pregnancy is important.
And then become an example your children elderly apparently -- thank you document candidacy of Dr.
Manny Alvarez with the some medical dollars this week -- to cope out.
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