Ben describes how, "When I started talking about the microbiome ten years ago, there was very little known about it. When I graduated from Pharmacy school in 1985, there was very little information about the microbiome. Today there's thousands of papers written every year. "
Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing his theory that longevity is the measure of success of any culture. Stating that to live a long life people need to avoid the bad foods and supplement with all 90 essential nutrients. These nutrients can be found the "Healthy Start Pack". One serving per 100 pounds of body weight to maintain good health.