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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

Herbistatins – herbal alternatives to synthetic statins, edible herbs that raise the good HDL and lower the bad LDL cholesterol

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. James Duke will be discussing herbistatins – herbal alternatives to synthetic statins using wholesome foods that lower the bad LDL cholesterol and raise the good HDL with fewer negative side effects.

James A. Duke, PhD, held several posts in his more than three decades with the US Department of Agriculture including chief of the Medicinal Plant Resources Laboratory. He also developed the phytochemical and ethnobotanical databases at the USDA. He is the author of more than 30 texts and popular books, including the The Green Pharmacy and Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, and is on the board of advisors for Prevention.

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Advancements in the treatment of people with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and heart arrhythmia.

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. David A. Jernigan will be discussing new advancements in the treatment of people with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and heart arrhythmia.

David A. Jernigan, BS, DC, is a published author, researcher and physician. He is a leader in Biological Medicine and the treatment of chronic illness. Dr. Jernigan is also the developer of the diagnostic and treatment technique, Bio-Resonance Scanning™ and a whole new concept in medicine called Circuit Healing™. Dr. Jernigan has developed over 30 novel natural medicines to date. As past president of the American Medical Academy of Thermodiagnostics, he is one of the most experienced doctors in one of the latest FDA approved adjunctive diagnostic tests, Computerized Regulation Thermodiagnostics.

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News you can use

Topic: Safety and controversies of dietary supplements, organic foods, cardiovascular concerns – expanded sophisticated testing and cholesterol myths

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Eating and supplementing for a healthy heart

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Stuart Tomc will discuss eating and supplementing for a healthy heart.

Stuart Tomc has over 25 years of experience in the field of nutritional medicine. He is an authority on evidence-based dietary supplements and a respected consultant to the World Health Organization and integrative physicians worldwide. Stuart currently serves as Global Educator and spokesperson for Nordic Naturals, a leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements.

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PQQ – an important antioxidant for cardiovascular health and cognitive function

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dallas Cloutre, Ph.D., will be discussing PQQ – an important antioxidant for cardiovascular health and cognitive function
Dr. Clouatre earned his A.B. from Stanford University 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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Is L-carnitine the link between red meat and heart disease?

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Stacey J. Bell, D.Sc., R.D., will be discussing if L-carnitine is the link between red meat and heart disease.

Stacey J. Bell is a nutritional science doctor with more than 30 years of clinical experience and corporate work in the food and dietary supplement industries. Dr. Bell is renowned for scientific rigor, innovation in product development, and explaining the merits of products to customers. She was formerly on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she conducted clinical studies.

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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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Diet and Supplements to Support Healthy Cholesterol Levels

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Gaetano Morello will be discussing diet and supplements to support healthy cholesterol levels.

Gaetano Morello, BSc., ND, is a naturopathic physician practicing in West Vancouver, Canada. For the past 15 years, Dr. Morello has been training and educating physicians, pharmacists and health experts on the scientific use of natural medicines in the fields of cardiology, immunology, gastroenterology, anti-aging and detoxification. Dr. Morello is an author, lecturer and regular contributor to numerous publications as well as a contributing author to Textbook of Natural Medicine, a definitive text on natural medicine.

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The Benefits of IncrediBraces for Circulation and Pain Support

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Jackson Corley will be discussing the benefits of IncrediBraces for circulation and pain support.

In 2008, Dr. Jackson Corley, a certified chiropractor and extreme-sports enthusiast, was mountain biking in Upper Bidwell Park. He crashed and fell down a 15-foot ravine, herniating five discs and severely injuring his legs. In lieu of surgery, he invented special socks called Incredisocks and a back brace called the Incredibrace using materials that vastly improved blood and oxygen flow and relieved his pain. He’s since modified the Incredibrace to include wrist and knee braces. In less than two years on the market, his Incrediwear products are catching fire worldwide.

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Cardiometabolic syndrome – hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired blood sugar metabolism, and cardiovascular disease.

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Andrew Wong will be discussing hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired blood sugar metabolism, and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Andrew Wong has special expertise in integrative and functional medicine with a focus on optimal health and wellness. Dr. Wong believes healing is achieved by combining a team-based, holistic approach that emphasizes personalized lifestyle and nutritional changes to balance of mind, body, and spirit.

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