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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.

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Upcoming ShowSunday, May 12

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Topic: How mitochondria influence your health

Special guest: Thomas A. Bowman, PhD, earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine with a clinical focus on diabetic limb salvage, sports medicine, and biomechanics, and his PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Toledo with a concentration in cardiovascular and metabolic disease. Thomas A. Bowman, PhD, is a Senior Scientist with Jarrow Formulas. His responsibilities include product substantiation, research and development, marketing and science writing. Dr. Bowman has contributed to several peer-reviewed journal publications and continues to collaborate on research projects.


The new line of sports supplements from Garden of Life

Special guest: Rex Jones

Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for over 7 years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the natural foods industry and a strong knowledge of herbals. For more than 10 years he worked in a natural foods retail setting as a nutrition manager and herbalist, as well as led classes, co-hosted a radio show, and gave a variety of in-store and off-site health lectures. He is excited to share the Garden of Life mission: Empowering Extraordinary Health®.

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A new self-help book on relationship dynamics, The Intimacy Dance of Stingers and Clingers.

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Patricia Webbink will be discussing her new self-help book on relationship dynamics, The Intimacy Dance of Stingers and Clingers.

Dr. Patricia Webbink is committed to helping people develop fulfilling relationships in their personal and professional lives. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Duke University in 1974 and has had a private psychotherapy practice for 40 years, assisting couples, groups, families, and individuals on their path to healing and self-discovery.

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Making Sense Out of Nutritional Studies –“Are Eggs Really as Bad as Smoking? Are Vitamins Linked to Mortality?”

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Alan Gaby will be discussing how to look at results from recent nutritional studies, such as… “Are eggs really as bad as smoking? Are vitamins linked to mortality?”

Alan Gaby, M.D., is a nutritional science expert and the author of Nutritional Medicine, a comprehensive, scientifically-based guide to the use of diet and nutritional supplements to prevent and treat illness. The book covers more than 400 different health conditions and disorders, with 60 chapters on individual nutrients. Information on dietary fundamentals, food additives, reactive hypoglycemia, food allergy, “sub-laboratory” hypothyroidism, and candidiasis is also included. Dr. Gaby considers Nutritional Medicine the pinnacle of his life’s work – to investigate nutritional medicine and to teach others what he has discovered.

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Importance of water purification

Topics: Importance of water purification
Special guest: Houston Tomasz – Vice President, Aquasana Water Filter Systems

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Controversies – death rate from medications and medical mistakes

Topics: Controversies – death rate from medications and medical mistakes, health care reform, flu, butter and eggs, autism, preventing developmental delays and prostate health

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Bethesda Green – how Bethesda is reducing its carbon footprint

Topics: Bethesda Green – how Bethesda is reducing its carbon footprint
Special guest: Dave Heffernan – education, outreach and marketing for Bethesda Green

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