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.

Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular health and solutions to prevent heart disease

Special guest: Steven Masley, MD

Steven Masley, MD, is a physician, nutritionist, author, speaker and award-winning patient educator. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, American College of Nutrition, and American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Masley is a clinical associate professor at the University of South Florida and teaches programs at Eckerd College. He sees patients from across North America at the Masley Optimal Health Center in St. Petersburg, FL, and has published numerous scientific articles, as well as several books: SMART FAT, The 30 Day Heart Tune-Up, and Ten Years Younger. He has devoted his medical career to the study of heart disease and aging, working to empower people to achieve optimal health through comprehensive medical assessments and lifestyle changes.

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Cardiovascular health

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joseph J. Lamb will discuss cardiovascular health.

Joseph J. Lamb, MD, is a clinical consultant in Integrative and Functional Medicine. He also served as the past Director of Intramural Clinical Research at The Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics where he was the principal investigator for clinical trials. He works with patients to create optimal health by using functional medical approaches including lifestyle modification, herbal and nutritional therapies, and cognitive therapy. He’s also active in community service and frequently invited to lecture on integrative health topics ranging from pain management and healthy aging to women’s health and complementary cancer care.

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LPP, an advanced lipoprotein test for better cardiovascular risk assessment

Dana Laake and her special guest Jan M. Troup, Ph.D., will be discussing LPP, an advanced lipoprotein test for better cardiovascular risk assessment.

Jan M. Troup has over 30 years experience in the development of new analytical technology. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1974. In 2001 Dr. Troup started LipidLabs, Inc. and developed the Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP), the most advanced test for the separation of lipoproteins and measurement of lipoprotein particle numbers. LipidLabs was purchased by SpectraCell Laboratories in January 2006 and Dr. Troup is now the Director of Lipid Science at SpectraCell Laboratories.

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Natural Therapies for Cholesterol Management

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dallas Cloutre, Ph.D. will be discussing natural therapies for cholesterol management.

Dr. Clouatre earned his A.B. from Stanford and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. A Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, he is a prominent industry consultant, author of numerous books and a sought-after speaker. Dr. Clouatre is the New Product Development & Marketing Consultant for Jarrow Formulas.

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Myths about saturated fats and cholesterol

Topics: Myths about saturated fats and cholesterol
Special guest: Sally Fallon – chef, nutrition researcher, homemaker, community activist and author of Nourishing Traditions

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