"Essentials of Healthy Living" Radio Show

Sunday, April 20

Host: Dr. Kevin Passero

Topic: My Journey with MS: How I Went from the Wheelchair to Walking

Guest: Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients in a traumatic brain injury clinic and conducts clinical trials.   She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years.  But thanks to the power of the Wahls Protocol™, which is based on functional medicine and the Wahls Paleo™ diet, Dr. Wahls restored her health and now pedals her bike five miles to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol:  How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine and teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of intensive nutrition.

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April 13, 2014
Topic: "News You Can Use" — Dietary Supplements: Safety and Controversies, Organic Foods: What to Know and Why Go Organic, Cardiovascular: Expanded sophisticated Testing and Cholesterol Myths.

April 6, 2014
Topic: IQYOU – a personalized roadmap for optimal wellness
Special guest: Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., is the current President of Salugenecists, Inc. and is the current non-managing Chief Medical advisor for Village Green Apothecary.

March 30, 2014
Topic: Key nutrients for spring
Special guest: Bruce Topping has been involved in the alternative medical community – managing health food stores, speaking for support groups, conducting seminars for Weston A. Price chapters and being an activist for small and local agriculture.

March 23, 2014
Topic: MegaFood's Slo-Food™ process, organic farm fresh partnership, and nutrient boosters
Special guest: Buddy Ojeda is a Certified Nutritionist, health educator and MegaFood’s Eastern Regional Educator.

March 16, 2014
Topic: Ways to help women assure a natural childbirth
Special guest: Dr. Tania Howard completed her doctorate at Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, GA and has done extensive postgraduate work in the fields of peri-natal and pediatric chiropractic care.

March 9, 2014
Topic: Osteoarthritis
Special guest: Dr. Joseph J. Lamb is Director of Intramural Clinical Research at The Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics.

March 2, 2014
Topic: Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well
Special guest: David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, is a renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease, and a recognized leader in integrative medicine and patient-centered care.

February 23, 2014
Topic: Beautiful Inside and Out: Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy, Happy, "Thyroid Sexy" Life
Special guest: Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and author who transformed her 1995 thyroid diagnosis into a mission to educate and empower others struggling with thyroid and hormonal conditions.

February 9, 2014
Topic: Hormones – how they affect, mood, weight gain and energy
Special guest: Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a naturopathic physician, an expert on women's health issues, and a member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board.

January 26, 2014
Topic: Eating and supplementing for a healthy heart
Special guest: Stuart Tomc has over 20 years of experience in the field of nutritional medicine.

January 19, 2014
Topic: Conquering Concussion: Healing Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms with Neurofeedback and Without Drugs
Special guest: Mary Lee Esty, LCSW-C, PhD, is President of the Brain Wellness and Biofeedback Center of Washington, in Bethesda, MD.

January 12, 2014
Topic: PQQ – an important antioxidant for cardiovascular health and cognitive function
Special guest: Dallas Cloutre, Ph.D. is the New Product Development & Marketing Consultant for Jarrow Formulas.

January 5, 2014
Topic: How to lose weight and still eat your cake!
Special guest: Heather Gunn MS, CNS, LDN is a clinical herbalist, licensed nutritionist and fitness consultant.

December 22, 2013
Topic: The Omni Diet – a program to lose weight, reverse disease, and fight innflammation
Special guest: Tana Amen is a nurse, New York Times bestselling author, highly respected health and fitness expert.

December 15, 2013
Topic: Diet and cleansing with a focus on Garden of Life products: RAW Fit, Wild Rose Herbal D-Tox Cleanse Kit, Fucothin Green
Special guest: Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for more than four years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the Natural Foods Industry and a strong knowledge of herbals.

December 8, 2013
Topic: New strategies for inflammation, energy and migraines
Special guest: Dr. Shanti Albani, a doctor of naturopathic medicine, has certifications in herbal medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement.

December 1, 2013
Topic: Making a healthier home for those suffering from asthma, allergies and chemical sensitivity
Special guest: Caroline Blazovsky is a National Healthy Home Expert and President of My Healthy Home.

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Show sponsors:
sponsors Pathway Xymogen Garden of Life Metagenics Jarrow MegaFood Thorne Nordic Naturals Enzymatic

Meet the hosts:

Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes the nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master's degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.

Dr. Kevin Passero
a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine has trained extensively with leading doctors in the field of natural medicine. In his practice, Dr. Passero focuses on restoring harmony to both the body and mind using advanced protocols that incorporate botanicals, homeopathy, vitamins, and nutrition.

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