Episode 4

Episode: CCFHO-104H

Through the hospital doors this week - 36-year-old Garrett who's in constant pain from gout. Despite age-old associations with old men and rich living, Garrett's gout is hereditary and he's desperate for advice on how to control it and reduce his incapacitating joint pain. Twenty years of living with depression brings 37-year-old Debbie to see The Food Hospital doctors in the hope of a new approach to managing her condition. Suzi, a mum of three young children, has survived on a diet of just pancakes and chocolate bars for two years. Her faddy diet is seriously damaging her health. Suzi is deficient in many of the key vitamins and minerals and without help she'll risk life threatening complications like organ failure. And 31-year-old Tristan who comes to see the doctors about his persistent eczema, but gets a much more shocking and serious health warning. Also, Dr Pixie McKenna discovers the truth about detox diets: do they actually make us any healthier or are we simply overlooking the power of our own digestive systems?

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