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.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Donald Brown will be discussing the benefits of probiotic supplementation.
Dr. Donald Brown is naturopathic physician and widely respected authority on the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements and evidence-based natural medicine. Dr. Brown is the founder and director of Natural Product Research Consultants in Seattle, WA. Founded in 1990, the organization has provided consulting for companies in the natural product and pharmaceutical industries as well as education for health care professionals. Maintaining an impressive portfolio of corporate and private clients, Dr. Brown is also a highly respected author, editor, and lecturer.
Dana Laake will be discussing Health risks and diet prevention strategies, autism and Lyme Disease.
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 and his guest Dr. Cheryl K. Burdette, ND, will be discussing the triad of gut health – foods, bugs and histamine load.
Dr. Cheryl K. Burdette, ND, is a member of the Board of Advisors for Xymogen. She is also president and education director of NutraTest Labs, where she is involved in clinical trials of nutraceutical products and the development of functional testing profiles. This position gives her a unique perspective on evidence-based natural therapies.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Christophe Merville, D. Pharm., will be discussing digestion and children’s heath, as well as Oscillo and other remedies for kids’ coughs and colds.
Christophe Merville has been the Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron – the world’s leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines – since 1990. Dr. Merville has created training programs, both online and in print, for pharmacists and retailers on homeopathy and medicines available to treat common health conditions.
Host Dana Laake and her special guest Rex Jones will be discussing raw supplementation and the importance of probiotic strain diversity.
Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for more than 4 years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the Natural Foods Industry and a strong knowledge of herbal medicine. For more than 10 years he worked in a natural foods retail setting as a nutrition manager and herbalist.
Dana Laake and her special guest Bill Shaddle will be discussing intestinal and digestive health and the benefits of probiotics.
Bill Shaddle has been involved in helping doctors understand and apply nutrition as a therapeutic tool for more than 35 years. He has developed workshops and training programs on dozens of different health and nutritional topics and is co-author of the acclaimed Nutrition Masters Course series. Bill is currently the Senior Director of Training for Metagenics, Inc., where he trains representatives to support practitioners in the science behind, and application of, nutritional therapeutics.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Eve Plews will be discussing “Solving the Belly Blues” – applying the principles of functional medicine to the treatment of digestive issues.
Eve Plews, LNC, has practiced for 24 years in her clinic, Full Spectrum Health, in Sarasota, Florida. Her training includes medical botany, homeopathy, five-element theory and functional medicine. Eve is a food-based clinician incorporating nutrients, herbs and medical foods to support health and healing. She has served on the XYMOGEN® Board of Advisors since its inception.