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.

Nutrition

Reversing diabetes using whole, natural, plant-source nutrition.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Gabriel Cousens will discuss reversing diabetes using whole, natural, plant-source nutrition.

Dr. Gabriel Cousens is a holistic physician, psychiatrist, family therapist, and cutting edge researcher on healing diabetes naturally. He holds an M.D. from Columbia Medical School, a doctorate in homeopathy, and diplomas in Ayurveda, clinical acupuncture, and holistic medicine. His multi-cultural background as an ordained rabbi, an acknowledged yogi, and a four-year Native American sundancer, adds insight to his “whole-person enlightenment” teachings. Dr. Cousens is the founder and director of the Tree of Life Foundation and the Tree of Life Center US. In his book, There Is A Cure For Diabetes, Dr. Cousens presents his center’s program for reversing diabetes naturally.

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How to become pain-free through movement and nutrition.

Dana Laake and her special guest Densil Roberts will discuss how to become pain-free through movement and nutrition.

Densil Roberts is the founder of Renegade Core Fitness and a Longevity Lifestyle Extension Prehab Specialist. He has worked with individuals and small groups on becoming pain-free through movement. He has also worked to educate medical professionals about the principles of nutrition and movement as it pertains to prevention and recovery from injuries. Densil has combined his education in rehabilitation with his passion for movement, pulsed magnetic fields, micro-circulation and nutrition to develop protocols for a pain-free and independent lifestyle.

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How to choose the right multivitamin to fill gaps in your diet, in order to maintain optimal health.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Erin Stokes, ND, will discuss how to choose the right multivitamin to fill gaps in your diet, in order to maintain optimal health.

Dr. Erin Stokes, ND, received her naturopathic degree from Bastyr University in 2001. In her current position as Medical Director for MegaFood, she combines her experience as a naturopathic doctor with an extensive background in the natural retail products industry. Erin enjoys educating the public on health and wellness topics via webinars, radio shows, articles and blogs; her personal mission is to empower people with the inspiration and tools to change their lives. She practices naturopathic medicine and lives with her family in Boulder, CO.

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A novel nutritional therapy & pathway for addressing inflammation

Dana Laake and her special guest Sara LeBrun-Blashka will discuss a novel nutritional therapy and for addressing inflammation.

Sara LeBrun-Blashka is the Director of Medical Nutrition and Practitioner Engagement at Metagenics. Sara has led the teams that launched Ultra Glucose Control, UltraMeal Advanced Protein, New and Improved UltraInflamX Plus 360, and SPM Active. Sara is a nutritionist with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Food Science from Iowa State University. She has strong industry experience including many Fortune 500 companies such as Aramark, Novartis and Allergan. Sara has also provided medical and nutrition marketing consulting services and medical food development to a wide range of health-focus corporations.

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News you can use: Nutrient recommendations and safety and controversies in health and diet.

Topic: News you can you: Nutrient recommendations and safety and controversies in health and diet.
Special guest: 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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Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – for Life.

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. David Perlmutter will discuss his new book, Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – for Life.

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. Dr. Perlmutter is the recipient of numerous awards for his innovative work in brain research, including the 2010 Humanitarian of the Year Award and the 2002 Linus Pauling Award. He is the author of many books, including the #1 New York Times best seller Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers.

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Seafood myths and misconceptions

Dana Laake and her special guest Jeff Moore will discuss seafood myths and misconceptions.

Jeff Moore is the president of International Pacific Seafoods, Inc., a specialty importer, processor and trader of premium quality seafood to the foodservice and retail segments. The company’s mission is to provide the finest seafood for a culinary experience that is not only fabulous and memorable, but so fantastic that their customers cannot wait to share the secret to their fabulous meals with their friends.

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Nutrition controversies and getting back to the basics

Dana Laake discusses nutrition controversies and getting back to the basics.

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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Healthy eating and exercise to look, live and feel your best

Dana Laake and her special guest Debi Silber will be discussing healthy eating and exercise to look, live and feel your best.

Debi Silber, MS, RD, WHC™, The Mojo Coach®, and President of Lifestyle Fitness, Inc., is a leading authority on health, fitness, lifestyle and personal development. Debi branded The Mojo Coach® because she’s personally led hundreds of clients to achieve their ultimate body, mind, image and lifestyle – inspiring them to “get their mojo back,” and helping them transform into their personal and professional best. She is a featured expert on almost 20 websites, a popular radio guest, and quoted regularly online and in print. Debi is a regular contributor to the Village Green blog.

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How to save money eating healthy real food

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Jennifer Fugo will be discussing how to cut food costs while eating a healthy, gluten-free diet.

Jennifer Fugo is the founder of Gluten Free School and teaches gluten-sensitive individuals simple, savvy and empowering steps to get healthy. Living gluten-free since early 2008 after a gluten sensitivity diagnosis, she knows what it is like to feel overwhelmed by the cost and seemingly complicated aspects of going gluten-free. A sought-after expert, advocate and speaker about healthy, gluten-free living, Jennifer has been featured on Dr. Oz, Yahoo! News, eHow, CNN, and Philadelphia Magazine and is the author behind The Savvy Gluten-Free Shopper: How to Eat Healthy without Breaking the Bank.

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