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.

Supplement Quality

Garden of Life mykind herbal products, the first dual certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project verified herbal line

Special guest: Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for more than 8 years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the natural foods industry and a strong knowledge of herbs. For more than 13 years he worked in a natural foods retail setting as a nutrition manager and herbalist. Rex also led classes, co-hosted a radio show, managed web content and gave a variety of in-store and off-site health lectures. He is excited to share Garden of Life’s mission of empowering extraordinary health.

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Garden of Life’s use of clean ingredients in their products

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Amber Lynn Vitse, CN, will discuss Garden of Life’s use of clean ingredients in their products.

Amber Lynn Vitse is a Certified Nutritionist in Integrative Nutrition, and also brings her training in Ayurvedic medicine to the Garden of Life education team. She has worked in product retail for 16 years, as well as maintained her own wellness practice, often working with doctors and alternative health practitioners promoting optimum health, inside and out. Amber has written educational articles for a variety of natural health publications, and she is excited to be a Regional Educator for Garden of Life and continue the mission of Empowering Extraordinary Health®.

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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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Importance of organic and non-GMO supplements, including Kind supplements from Garden of Life.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Rex Jones will discuss the importance of organic and non-GMO supplements, including Kind supplements from Garden of Life.

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. He led classes, co-hosted a radio show, managed web content and lectured on health topics. He is excited to share the Garden of Life mission: Empowering Extraordinary Health®.

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Kind Organics vitamins – made from organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Rex Jones will discuss Kind Organics – certified organic whole food vitamins.

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. He led classes, co-hosted a radio show, managed web content and lectured on health topics. He is excited to share the Garden of Life/Kind Organics’ mission: Empowering Extraordinary Health®.

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Kind Organics Vitamins – made from organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Travis Lesperance will discuss Kind Organics vitamins – made from organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Travis Lesperance is the regional educator for Garden of Life and has extensive knowledge of the natural foods Industry. Travis has overseen the design and utilization of food-based nutritional supplements and developed strategies to help individuals and athletes pursue their health goals. He is first and foremost concerned with the incredible amount of cultural and genetic diversity that exists within human populations, and the necessity to apply nutrition and diet accordingly to achieve optimum health.

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The MegaFood brand story and their four new nutrient booster powders

Dana Laake and her special guest Erin Stokes, ND, will be discussing the MegaFood brand story and their four new nutrient booster powders.

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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Nutrition controversies and news you can use

Dana Laake will be discussing “news you can use” and controversies related to health and nutrition.

Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist who has been providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes 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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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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IQYOU – a personalized roadmap for optimal wellness

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joe Pizzorno will be discussing the new IQYOU program – a personalized roadmap for optimal wellness.

Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND, is one of the world’s leading authorities on science-based natural medicine. A physician, educator, researcher and expert spokesperson, Dr. Pizzorno is founding president of Bastyr University, America’s largest and most successful accredited institution of natural medicine. Licensed as a naturopathic physician in Washington State since 1975, he has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors for his academic, professional and public affairs leadership. Dr. Pizzorno is the author of Total Wellness and co-author of the internationally acclaimed physician’s reference Textbook of Natural Medicine.

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