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Antioxidants / Brain Health

GRAIN BRAIN: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. David Perlmutter will be discussing his recent book, GRAIN BRAIN: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killer

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. Dr. Perlmutter has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated radio and television programs and serves as medical advisor to the Dr. Oz Show. He is a frequent lecturer at high-profile academic medical institutions, contributes extensively to health publications, and is the author of many books. In his most recent book, Dr. David Perlmutter exposes the dangers of carbs – even “healthy” carbs like whole grains – on the brain, and their role in everything from chronic headaches and insomnia to depression, epilepsy, ADHD, and Alzheimer’s.

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Conquering Concussion: Healing Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms with Neurofeedback and Without Drugs

Dana Laake and her special guest Mary Lee Esty will be discussing her new book Conquering Concussion: Healing Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms with Neurofeedback and Without Drugs, co-authored with C.M. Shifflett.

Mary Lee Esty, LCSW-C, PhD, is President of the Brain Wellness and Biofeedback Center of Washington, in Bethesda, MD. Her book, Conquering Concussion, describes what is involved in a concussion, the short-term and lasting effects of concussion on children and adults, and the issue of prevention. It contains true case histories about people she has treated who show promise for being well again through the use of neurofeedback.

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Drug-Free nutrient therapy to heal brain imbalances

Topic: Drug-Free nutrient therapy to heal brain imbalances
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.

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Nutritional Approaches to neurodegenerative diseases and disorders in mood and behavior

Host Dana Laake and her special guests Dr. Albert Mensah and Dr. Judith Bowman will be discussing nutritional approaches to neurodegenerative diseases and disorders in mood and behavior.

Drs. Mensah and Bowman co-founded Mensah Medical near Chicago, IL. Both family practice physicians have undergone extensive training by William J. Walsh, Ph.D., founder of the Pfeiffer Treatment Center and Health Research Institute. Drs. Mensah and Bowman consult with physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other health care professionals, and lead annual physician training in orthomolecular medicine. The dedicated team of Mensah Medical is committed to understanding the individual needs and critical issues of their patients.

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Antioxidants for Brain Health

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest David Perlmutter, Ph.D. will be discussing antioxidants for brain health.

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders.

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Anti-aging Nutrients including the Health Benefits of Resveratrol and Curcumin

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Alan Miller, N.D., will be discussing anti-aging nutrients, including the health benefits of resveratrol and curcumin. Allan Miller is a graduate of Bastyr University and works for Thorne Research.

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