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This week on The Babes:
November 2 - Wheat belly, cold cases, mystery shopping, online medical care, boomer superstars!
Developed by renowned cardiologist Dr. William Davis, the Wheat Belly diet espouses eliminating wheat from our diet and eating single ingredient foods in order to discover what it really means to live a healthy and active life. Dr. Davis joins us to address why and how to go grain free, strategies to heal the damage caused by a grain-filled diet, and he shares tips from his latest work: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan.
Believe it or not, each year about 4,000 unidentified corpses turn up in the United States. Enter the web sleuth: ordinary people who use the internet to trace the identity of nameless murder victims. Journalist Deborah Halber explains the fascinating world of this internet subculture in her book The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases.
If you love retail therapy and secretly desire to be a spy, Mystery Shopping is for you! A company can hire you to grade everything, from the cleanliness of a hotel's carpet in the lobby to the power of the hairdryer in the bathroom. David Lipton, President of Sensors Quality Management, tells us how it all works.
There's a slew of online companies that link people to services like travel, home repairs, and even dating. Now there's a company that links patients seeking non-emergency medical care with doctors and facilities through an on-line auction. It's called Medibid, and the founder, Ralph Weber, explains how it works.
Julian Hernandez and Ka Wright tied for first place in the AARP sponsored Boomer Superstar Contest. They outscored 1000 other entrants! Julian joins us to talk about the contest and his soaring musical career!