Providing cutting edge news, education, and practical advice on nutrition, lifestyle, toxins and disease, hormone imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, genomics, inflammation, digestive health, and  more!

Join hosts Dana Laake and Dr. Kevin Passero for lively weekly discussions with health experts and
thought leaders in the fields of integrative, personalized, and functional medicine.

Autoimmune Diseases

The neurological underbelly of the gluten-free lifestyle: potential benefits, devastating dangers

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Tom O’Bryan will discuss the neurological underbelly of the gluten-free lifestyle – benefits, and dangers.

Dr. Tom O’Bryan is a nationally recognized speaker, workshop leader, healer, and researcher specializing in celiac disease and gluten intolerance. He is a highly esteemed clinician in treating chronic disease and metabolic disorders from a Functional Medicine perspective. He recently hosted the ‘The Gluten Summit – A Grain of Truth,’ bringing together 29 of the world’s experts on celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

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How chemicals are altering our microbiome, hormones, and immune systems and what that means to our health.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Tom Malterre will be discussing how chemicals are altering our microbiome, hormones, and immune systems and what that means to our health.

Tom Malterre, MS, CN, received both his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition from Bastyr University and is licensed by the state of Washington as a certified nutritionist. Tom travels throughout the United States and Canada lecturing at conferences on topics such as vitamin D, gluten intolerance, and digestive health. He empowers people through classes, seminars, and private counseling with his insight and depth of knowledge on the biochemical interactions within our bodies, and their relationships to our diet.

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My Journey with MS: how I went from the wheelchair to walking

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Terry Wahls will be discussing her history and experience with multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients with traumatic brain injuries, and conducts clinical trials. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for 4 years. Using her own Wahls Protocol™ based on functional medicine and the Wahls Paleo™ diet, Dr. Wahls restored her health and now pedals her bike 5 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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Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. David L. Katz will be discussing the book, Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well.

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. His book Disease-Proof reveals that we can reduce our risk of any chronic disease by an astonishing 80% – more than any drug or intervention could ever hope to do. Disease-Proof equips readers with the knowledge to manage weight, improve immune function, reprogram our genes, and prevent and reverse life-altering illnesses.

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Dr. Susan Blum’s new book, The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease.

Topic: Dr. Susan Blum’s new book, The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease.
Special guest: Dr. Susan Blum, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases for nearly two decades.

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Importance of a healthy diet in preventing and managing chronic diseases

Topics: Importance of a healthy diet in preventing and managing chronic diseases
Special guest: Hanieh Afkhami – Village Green pharmacist and founder of Diet at Your Door

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Health benefits of IgG immunoglobulin

Topics: Health benefits of IgG immunoglobulin
Special guest: Eric Weaver, Ph.D – Chief Scientific Officer, Proliant Health & Biologicals

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Natural strategies for energy support

Topics: Natural strategies for energy support
Special guest: Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. – authority on chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia

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Vitamin A deficiency, discussion of fibromyalgia syndrome

Topics: Vitamin A deficiency, discussion of fibromyalgia syndrome
Special guest: Aaron Hoo, ND– Senior Medical Clinical Advisor for Metagenics

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Sexual health, adaptogens for men and women, common drugs that cause sexual side effects, BHRT options

Topics: Sexual health, adaptogens for men and women, common drugs that cause sexual side effects, BHRT options

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