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.

Energy / Fatigue

Energy – How our bodies create cellular energy from foods, how this can go awry, and how to optimize the energy-producing process

Dana Laake and her special guest Alan Miller, ND, will discuss how our bodies create cellular energy from foods and how to optimize the energy-producing process.

Dr. Miller is a 1989 graduate of Bastyr University and a well-known clinician and educator who has lectured at medical conferences nationally and internationally. He has been a member of Thorne Research’s Medical Affairs team since 1994. As an author and researcher, Alan has published over 20 articles in the peer-reviewed journal Alternative Medicine Review. He is Chief Medical Editor of the book Alternative Medicine Review Monogrophs, Volume One and is a contributing author to the Textbook of Natural Medicine.

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Double whammy: hypothyroid and adrenal fatigue

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Holly Lucille will be discussing hypothyroid symptoms and adrenal fatigue.

Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a naturopathic physician, an expert on women’s health issues, and a member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board. In her private practice, Dr. Lucille makes use of her extensive education in various modalities including homeopathy, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, body and energy work, and mind-body and lifestyle counseling.

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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.

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Hormones – how they affect, mood, weight gain and energy

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Holly Lucille will be discussing hormones and how they affect, mood, weight gain and energy.
Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a naturopathic physician, an expert on women’s health issues, and a member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board. In her private practice, Dr. Lucille makes use of her extensive education in various modalities including homeopathy, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, body and energy work, and mind-body and lifestyle counseling.

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New strategies for inflammation, energy and migraines

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Shanti Albani will be discussing new strategies for inflammation, energy and migraines.

Dr. Shanti Albani, a doctor of naturopathic medicine, has certifications in herbal medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement. She had a primary care practice for many years in Mexico in the small town of San Miguel de Allende. She also owned a health food store where she held trainings on health and nutrition for the general public. While living in Mexico, Dr. Albani worked for a country-wide bioidentical hormone replacement company and trained physicians in the use of bioidentical hormones. She currently lives in Florida and works for Life Extension as a clinical trainer.

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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.

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STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Catherine M. Foley will be discussing STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Catherine Foley has been working/studying and educating in the natural health industry for over 15 years. Her passion for science and respect for the human biological system inspired her toward a career in natural health. She also loves helping people and sharing what she has learned, being able to help translate that into dialogue that can be easily understood, and helping people to make more informed decisions. Catherine chose to work for Jarrow Formulas because of their commitment to science and truth in labeling.

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No More Fatigue

Dana Laake and her special guest Jack Challem will be discussing his latest book, “No More Fatigue: Why You’re So Tired and What You Can Do About It.”

Jack Challem is a personal nutrition coach and one of America’s most trusted health writers. He has written 20 books and his scientific articles have appeared in numerous journals and publications. Jack Challem is a member of the American Society for Nutrition and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine. Jack is a frequent speaker at nutritional medicine conferences and to consumer health groups.

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Sources of fatigue, and supplements to help optimize energy levels

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Erin Stokes will be discussing sources of fatigue, and supplements to help optimize energy levels.

Dr. Erin Stokes, ND, received her naturopathic degree from Bastyr University in 2001. The focus of her practice at Lotus Naturopathic Clinic in Boulder, Colorado, is postpartum health and wellness. She enjoys educating others, and has taught Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College. Dr. Stokes is the Director of Education at MegaFood.

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Benefits of Ribose for Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Heart Muscle Energy, and Increased Stamina and Endurance

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Kaori Shimazaki Dadgostar will be discussing the benefits of ribose for chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, heart muscle energy, and increased stamina and endurance.

Kaori Shimazaki Dadgostar, Ph.D., is a technical specialist for Jarrow Formulas. She earned her PhD from the Molecular Biology Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her multidisciplinary collaborations, as well as her work in protein/peptide/small-molecule chemistry, antibody engineering, and imaging have led to numerous published papers, grants, and patents.

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