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December 30, 2012
Topic: Nutritional Approaches for Effective Weight Loss 
Special guest: Dr. Joseph J. Lamb – Director of Intramural Clinical Research at The Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics

December 23, 2012
Topic: Making Sense Out of Nutritional Studies  –“Are Eggs Really as Bad as Smoking? Are Vitamins Linked to Mortality?”
Special guest: Alan Gaby, M.D., is a nutritional science expert and the author of Nutritional Medicine, a comprehensive, scientifically-based guide to the use of diet and nutritional supplements to prevent and treat illness.

December 16, 2012
Topic: Digestion and kids heath, as well as Oscillo, other remedies for kid’s coughs and colds
Special guest: Christophe Merville, D. Pharm. – Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron – a leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines.

December 9, 2012
Topic: Raw Supplementation  and the importance of Probiotic Strain Diversity
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 2, 2012
Topic: Cardiometabolic syndrome -hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired blood sugar metabolism, and cardiovascular disease.
Special guest: Dr. Andrew Wong graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.

November 18, 2012
Topic: Sustainability, Foods to avoid – those high in omega-6s, Vegetarian EPA/DHA
Special guest: Stuart Tomc is an authority on evidence-based dietary supplements with over 20 years experience in the field of Nutritional Medicine.

November 11, 2012
Topic: No More Fatigue
Special guest: Jack Challem is a member of the American Society for Nutrition and the best-selling author of more than 20 books, including No More Fatigue, Stop Prediabetes Now, The Food- Mood Solution, The Inflammation Syndrome, Feed Your Genes Right, and Syndrome X.

November 4, 2012
Topic: Vegan Whole Food Supplements
Special guest: Buddy Ojeda is a Certified Nutritionist, health educator and MegaFood’s Eastern Regional Educator.

October 28 2012
Topic: Pain Connection - Support for Chronic Pain Sufferers and their Families
Special guest: Gwenn Herman is a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker and Diplomate in Clinical Social Work

October 21, 2012
Topic: The Benefits of using Broccoli Seed SGS for Prostate Health
Special guest: Dr. Richard Powers, DC is well versed in the fields of biological and functional medicine, clinical nutrition, dietary guidance, exercise physiology, homeopathy, low-level 'cold' laser therapy, as well as weight and lifestyle coaching.

October 14, 2012
Topic: Beyond Mammograms: Comprehensive Breast Cancer Screening Tools
Special guest: Dr. Clouatre’s primary research interests are the components of the metabolic syndrome / Syndrome X.

September 30, 2012
Topic: Pure and clean skin-, hair- and body-care for adults and children
Special guest: Jama Russano is General Manager for the Skin Care Division of Thorne Research, Inc.

September 23, 2012
Topic: Back to school - Homeopathic solutions for stress, sleeplessness, and sports injuries.
Special guest: Christophe Merville, D. Pharm. – Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron – a leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines.

September 16, 2012
Topic: Gut Health and the Benefits of Probiotics
Special guest: Bill Shaddle is currently the Senior Director of Training for Metagenics, Inc. where he uses his background and knowledge to help train representatives to support practitioners in both the science behind, and application of, nutritional therapeutics.

September 9, 2012
Topic: Manual Regulation Therapy for Chronic Pain Relief
Special guest: Ron Murray is Physical Therapist, a Naturopath, a Doctor of Integrative Medicine, and a trainer of healing professionals.

September 2, 2012
Topic: Omega-3s, Mood, Focus & Behavior
Special guest: Kristin Jorgenson holds a Master’s in teaching and is a certified nutritional consultant.

August 26, 2012
Topic: Back to school essentials for kids
Special guest: As a fifth-generation herbalist, Dean grew up on herbs and has diverse experience in organic horticulture, the natural foods industry and healthcare.

August 19, 2012
Topic: How to free yourself from emotional eating
Special guest: Meryl Hershey Beck, MA, M.Ed., is a psychotherapist (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) trained in EMDR, energy medicine, and other healing modalities

August 12, 2012
Topic: Optimal nutrition and exercise habits
Special guest: Frederick T. Sutter, M.D. is a board-certified specialist in Physical Medical and Rehabilitation (Also referred to as Physiatry) and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

August 5, 2012
Topic: Children’s nutrition
Special guest: Sally Fallon is a journalist, chef, nutrition researcher, homemaker, and community activist.

July 29, 2012
Topic: The role of omega-3 fatty acids in the treatment and prevention of concussions
Special guest: Dr. Michael D. Lewis, MD, MPH, MBA, FACPM, is the founder and president of the Brain Health Education and Research Foundation, LLC.

July 22, 2012
Topic: Use of Brain SPECT Imaging in the Evaluation and Treatment of Lyme Disease
Special guest: Dr. Annibali, chief psychiatrist at Amen Clinics in Reston, has been Board Certified in both general and geriatric psychiatry and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

July 15, 2012
Topic: Benefits and risks of exercise, and how to know if your body is ready for different levels of physical activity
Special guest: Mark Shafer is a biomechanics specialist focused on developing smart, safe, and sustainable exercise solutions.

July 8, 2012
Topic: Personalized nutrition and eating for your blood type
Special guest: Dr Ginger Nash specializes in supporting the body's natural ability to heal using European homeopathic methods that focus on restoring proper physiologic function to cells, tissues and organ systems.

July 1, 2012
Topic: Nutritional complications and deficiencies associated with common food sensitivities
Special guest: Tom Malterre, MS, CN received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nutrition from Bastyr University and is licensed by the state of Washington as a Certified Nutritionist.

June 24, 2012
Topic: How the food industry undermines our health and how to fight back
Special guest: Michele Simon, JD, MPH is a public health lawyer specializing in legal strategies to counter corporate tactics that harm the public’s health.

June 10, 2012
Topic: Importance of whole food supplementation
Special guest: Buddy Ojeda is a Certified Nutritionist, health educator and MegaFood’s Eastern Regional Educator.

June 3, 2012
Topic: Hypothyroidism, nutrition, and weight loss
Special guest: Patient advocate and author Mary Shomon transformed her 1995 thyroid diagnosis into a mission to educate and empower others struggling with thyroid and hormonal conditions

May 27, 2012
Topic: The importance of phospholipids in your Essential Fatty Acids
Special guest: Dr. Bell earned her doctorate in nutrition from Boston University, and is a registered dietitian.

May 20, 2012
Topic: Interactions between hormones and neurotransmitters
Special guest: Sarah Mo, BS, BA – Sarah is the department's resident expert in pediatrics and recently attended the Current Trends in Autism conference in Boston, MA and iMOSAIC in Minneapolis, MN.

May 13, 2012
Topic: Solutions for allergies and summer skin issues
Special guest: Christophe Merville, D. Pharm. – Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron – a leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines.

May 6, 2012
Topic: Prolotherapy – natural treatment for chronic pain
Special guest: Ali Safayan, MD, is a founder of one of the first integrative medicine practices in the Washington, DC area.

April 29, 2012
Topic: Essential fatty acids (EFA's) – building blocks for better health
Special guest: Karlene Karst, RD, is a leading health specialist in nutrition and natural medicine and is dedicated to improving the health of society by sharing her knowledge.

April 22, 2012
Topic: Balancing omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Special guest: Christopher Speed, MND, APD, is the Director of Nutritional Sciences for Minami Nutrition, with products distributed by Garden of Life.

April 15, 2012
Topic: Advanced nutrient therapies for  mental disorders
Special guest: Dr. Walsh was the founder & chief scientist of the Health Research Institute and Pfeiffer Treatment Center where he worked for more than 20 years.

April 8, 2012
Topic: Anti-aging potential of telomere biology
Special guest: William H. Andrews, Ph.D., has worked in the biotech industry for 30 years, focusing the last 18 years on finding ways to extend human lifespan through work with lengthening telomeres, which are genetic structures found at the ends of our chromosomes.

April 1, 2012
Topic: “Solving the Belly Blues” – applying the principles of functional medicine to the treatment of digestive issues.
Special guest: Eve Plews, LNC – Eve is a food-based clinician incorporating nutrients, herbs and medical foods to support health and healing.

March 25, 2012
Topic: Sources of fatigue, and supplements to help optimize energy levels
Special guest: Erin Stokes, ND–The focus of her practice at Lotus Naturopathic Clinic in Boulder, Colorado, is postpartum health and wellness.

March 18, 2012
Topic: The Blood Sugar Solution – a program for losing weight and preventing disease
Special guest: Mark Hyman, MD – practicing physician and a recognized authority in the field of Functional Medicine

March 11, 2012
Topic: Phytonutrients and aging
Special guest: Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS – Vice President for Research & Development Communications for Metagenics

March 4, 2012
Topic: Toxins, candida and body cleaning
Special guest: Todd Nelson, ND – naturopath in the Denver/Boulder area

February 26, 2012
Topic: Environmental toxins, diabetes and obesity, and the connection with farm-raised salmon
Special guest: Dr. Crinnion – a frequent lecturer and publisher of several articles in peer-reviewed journals on the topic of environmental overload

February 19, 2012
Topic: Healing Lyme disease
Special guest: Stephen Harrod Buhner – earth poet and award-winning author of fifteen books on nature, indigenous cultures, the environment, and herbal medicine

February 12, 2012
Topic: Boosting children’s brain health
Special guest: Lauren Zimet, MS,CCC/SLP – speech, language and early communication specialist

February 5, 2012
Topic: Autism – what it is (and isn't), how it impacts people, and treatments, including biomedical and nutritional approaches that address underlying issues

January 29, 2012
Topic: Cost savings of using homeopathic remedies for pets
Special guest: Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PhD – author of Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide To Natural Health For Dogs and Cats

January 22, 2012
Topic: The holistic approach to using bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)
Special guest: Karen R. Threlkel, ND. – specialties include integrative medicine, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, weight loss, nutritional supplementation, and herbal medicine

January 15, 2012
Topic: Cholesterol health
Special guest: Dallas Clouatre, Ph.D. – New Product Development & Marketing Consultant for Jarrow Formulas

January 8, 2012
Topic: Nutritional approaches to neurodegenerative diseases and disorders in mood and behavior.
Special guest: Albert Mensah, MD, and Judith Bowman, MD – co-founders of Mensah Medical

January 1, 2012
Topic: Integrative oncology
Special guest: Cheryl Burdette, N.D – member of the Board for Advisors for Xymogen

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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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