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.

Digestive Health

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.

it5

Benefits of probiotic supplementation

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.

it5

Health risks and diet prevention strategies, autism and Lyme Disease

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.

it5

The triad of gut health – foods, bugs and histamine load.

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.

it5

Digestion and kids heath, as well as Oscillo, other remedies for kid’s coughs and colds

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.

it5

Raw Supplementation and the importance of Probiotic Strain Diversity

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.

it5

Gut Health and the Benefits of Probiotics

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.

it5

“Solving the Belly Blues” – Applying the Principles of Functional Medicine to the Treatment of Digestive Issues

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.

it5

Digestive Health During the Holiday Season

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Martie Whittekin, CCN, will be discussing Digestive Health During the Holiday Season. Martie Whittekin has been a national leader in the nutrition industry and an activist for health freedom.

it5

Irritable Bowel Support (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Support (IBS) with special guest: Silvano Arnoldo – Jarrow Formulas probiotic consultant.

it5