Good Day Alabama for May 5, 2010

Published: Dec. 29, 2015 at 12:40 AM CST
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Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for May 5, 2010:

ZOO CREW - Mickey visits with Kelly Wall at the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about the Cotton Patch Geese! For more information, visit

JEH JEH LIVE - RMTC Cabaret Theatre presents SHOUT! SHOUT! takes you back to the music, the fashion and the freedom of the 60's! This smashing revue tracks five groovy gals as they come of age during those liberating days that made England swing! With its irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits, like "To Sir With Love," "Downtown," "Son of A Preacher Man" and "Goldfinger," plus eye-popping fashions and psychedelic dances from the 60's, this fun-filled musical will make you want to throw your head back and shout! The show runs May 6-16th. Shows are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. The shows are at RMTC Cabaret Theatre (301 19th Street North). For tickets or more information, call (205) 324-2424 or visit

MOTHER'S DAY GIFT IDEAS - Cecilia Pearson, Editor Alabama Baby & Child magazine, joins us with some Mother's Day Gift Picks! She shows us several on set and even more gift picks can be found on The Alabama Baby & Child magazine Serves new, expectant & hopeful parents.

COOKING LIGHT - Janine Whiteson showed us the new nutritional guide, Cooking Light What to Eat. With low-sugar, low-carb, all-natural, organic and all the other health claims on food packages and nutritional labels, cutting through the clutter and getting the most nutritional bang for your grocery store dollar can seem impossible.  Enter the new real-world guide to making smart nutritional choices, Cooking Light What to Eat (on sale May 11). Designed as your personal food shopping guide, What to Eat walks you through every aisle of the supermarket-from bread to dairy, from seafood to meat, from snack to ready-to-go cook products outlining serving sizes, presenting a world of healthful choices (rather than the lesser of two evils), offering tips for spreading your dollar and answering questions like:
    * What's the deal with saturated fats?
    * Which is the tastiest peanut butter?
    * Does peeling an apple negate the health benefits?
    * What should I look for in a granola bar? Fiber? Sugar?
    * When should I buy organic?

- Dr. Sam Eisa is a physician - board certified in internal medicine, and specializes in wound care, hyperbaric medicine, & diabetes. Wounds do not heal for a variety of reasons: -skin is fragile and slower to heal (older population),  diabetes, peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation to legs and feet), immobility, & compromised immune system. Non-healing wounds are painful, can limit physical capabilities, can result in serious infection, & can ultimately result in amputation. Treatment can involve debridement-removing dead tissue so that only healthy tissue remains, dressings, antibiotics, a device called a wound vac which provides negative pressure to the wound site, and in some cases hyperbaric medicine where a patient enters a chamber and breathes 100 percent oxygen for a prescribed length of time and number of visits. Princeton Baptist Medical Center has a comprehensive wound care clinic with hyperbaric medicine. A team of doctors and professionals work with each patient to help heal their wound and improve their quality of life.

GARDENING - Jon Culver with Sweet Peas Garden Shop joins us with advice on gardening. For more advice from him, visit Sweet Peas Garden Shop at 2829 Linden Ave, Homewood... The phone number is (205) 879-3839.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, the Blue Angels come to Tuscaloosa this weekend! Jeh Jeh heads over there to check it out! A local couple helps marriages nationwide - they join us with their new book and advice! The Bargainomics Lady joins us with some big deals! We talk with Rob & Jeanine about American Idol and who gets the boot tonight! We turn to Marvin's for a bit of home improvement advice! And Dr. Fleisig teaches us about parenting after a divorce! That and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!