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.

A mindful approach to wellness and toxin removal at home

By Dr. Kevin Passero | July 1, 2018
Special guest: Dr. Rob Brown, MD, began his formal medical education at the University of Miami School of Medicine, followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology in Pittsburgh and a fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, in musculoskeletal radiology. As a diagnostic radiologist, Dr. Brown has worked both in private practice as well as at academic centers, including NYU Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Brown’s varied life experiences, including surviving a diagnosis of cancer, have brought him to the understanding that wellness is optimally achieved by allowing the body to heal, rather than by manipulating it through medication and procedures. Dr. Brown enjoys helping people create healthier lifestyle choices and believes in the importance of removing toxicity, particularly from the home environment.
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Nutrition planning for active lifestyles and the new Eat 2 Win nutrition app

By Dana Laake | June 24, 2018

Special guest: Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN

Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN is a leading sports nutrition consultant. He is the co-founder and director of sports nutrition education for My Sports Dietitian, an online sports nutrition company that provides athletes and their support team nutrition programs to improve their health, performance and recovery. Tavis is a well-known speaker, educator and author on sports performance and nutrition. He works with all levels of athletes from high school to Olympic levels. He served as the Sports Dietitian for the New Orleans Saints (2006-2013), New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans (2008-2013), and Tulane University Athletics (2002-2016). Tavis currently serves as Program Education Manager for Taylor Hooton Foundation.

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How studying the cumulative impact of environmental and lifestyle factors hold the key to human and planetary health

By Dr. Kevin Passero | June 17, 2018

Special guest: Beth Lambert has monitored and documented the escalating rates of childhood chronic conditions for a decade. Her book, A Compromised Generation, provides a thorough analysis of the origins of this modern health crisis and documents how modifications to environmental and lifestyle factors can profoundly influence health outcomes. Beth is the founder and executive director of Epidemic Answers, a non-profit organization dedicated to reestablishing vibrant health in our children. She is also the creator and executive producer of The Documenting Hope Project, a multi-year prospective research study and media project that examines the cumulative impact of environmental stressors on health and their mitigation through personalized and systems-based treatment approaches.

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The benefits and challenges of a plant-based vegan diet

By David Baer | June 10, 2018

Co hosted by Marc Isaacson and David Baer

Brenda Davis, registered dietitian, is a leader in her field and an acclaimed speaker. She has worked as a research dietitian, public health nutritionist, clinical nutrition specialist, nutrition consultant and academic nutrition instructor. She is the lead dietitian in a diabetes project doing community intervention work in Majuro, Marshall Islands. Brenda is co-author of ten vegetarian and vegan nutrition classics including her most recent work Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition. Brenda has authored numerous professional and lay articles. She is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. In 2007, she was inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame.

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How to fill nutritional gaps in the diet

By Dr. Kevin Passero | June 3, 2018

Special guest: Erin Stokes, ND

Erin Stokes, ND, is the Medical Director at MegaFood, and a registered naturopathic doctor in the state of Colorado. In her role as Medical Director, Erin has the opportunity to educate on health and wellness topics via webinars, radio shows, articles and blogs. Dr. Stokes received her naturopathic doctor degree from Bastyr University in 2001. Shortly afterwards she began to pursue her passion for educating others by teaching Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College. She combines her experience as a naturopathic doctor with an extensive background in the natural products industry. Erin’s personal mission is to empower people with the inspiration and tools to change their lives.

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Cannabis, hemp CBD and other plant medicines

By Marc Isaacson | May 27, 2018

Special guest: Sonia Gomez is an early pioneer of the medical marijuana industry. She co-founded MedicalSecrets.com to inform and educate people about natural health practices and the powers of plant medicines. Sonia is committed to raising awareness about cannabis and other natural remedies that can help alleviate physical or emotional pain. Her company also provides a platform for those actively searching for products, services and practitioners specializing in, or supporting the use of, cannabis, hemp, CBD and other natural health remedies.

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Endocannabinoid System and our new product Hemp Oil Plus

By Dana Laake | May 20, 2018

Special guest: Steven Nadell, MS, CNS

Steven Nadell, MS, CNS, is a functional medicine consultant with Thorne Research. He has been in the field of nutrition for 22 years. As a Certified Nutrition Specialist he helps doctors, nutritionists and licensed practitioners use nutrition to improve patients’ health outcomes. He also supports the implementation of OncoQOL and Hemp Oil Plus into oncology practices. These products are targeted nutraceuticals for helping to reduce side effects and improve quality of life for patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.

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Preventing and treating gum and periodontal disease and dental cavities

By Dana Laake | May 13, 2018

Special guest: Dr. Thomas Lokensgard, DDS, NMD, ABAAHP

Dr. Thomas Lokensgard, DDS, NMD, ABAAHP, received his BA degree (cum laude) in 1974 from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, majoring in biology with a special emphasis in biochemistry and physiology. He graduated from the University of Minnesota’s School of Dentistry in 1979 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. In 1980, Dr. Thom started his dental practice in Park Rapids, Minnesota, with an emphasis in cosmetic restorative dentistry. Recognizing the important connection between nutrition and optimal health, he went on to earn his Naturopathic Medical Degree (NMD) from Clayton College of Natural Health in Birmingham, Alabama. Subsequently Dr. Lokensgard founded the Centre for Holistic and Biological Dentistry, in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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IQYOU Health

By Dr. Kevin Passero | May 6, 2018

Special guest: Marc Isaacson, President and CEO of Village Green Apothecary, is passionate about changing healthcare from a symptoms-based system to one that works on getting to the root cause, focusing on individualization, wellness and prevention. Over the last several years he has partnered with Dr. Joseph Pizzorno to create IQYOU, a revolutionary smart health tool, which is driven by over 30,000 medical studies. IQYOU identifies health risks by integrating assessments, lab work, DNA, as well as medications, diet, lifestyle and exercise habits, to provide people with a personalized health roadmap, empowering them to take ownership of their own health. IQYOU also creates a personalized toxin risk report and outlines detox solutions.

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How cellular toxins are linked to weight gain, pain, low energy, and insomnia

By Dr. Kevin Passero | April 29, 2018

Special guest: Dr. Daniel Pompa

Dr. Daniel Pompa is a leader in the health and wellness industry, on a mission to educate practitioners and the public on the root causes of inflammation-driven disease. Dr. Pompa overcame serious neurotoxic illness and heavy metal poisoning using unique cellular detoxification strategies. For the past two decades, Dr. Pompa has been practicing and teaching his True Cellular Detox™ program. His interests include the application of the ketogenic diet, fasting, ancestral-based health approaches, and cellular healing and detoxification.

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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.

Dr. Kevin Passero a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine has trained extensively with leading doctors in the field of natural medicine. In his practice, Dr. Passero focuses on restoring harmony to both the body and mind using advanced protocols that incorporate botanicals, homeopathy, vitamins, and nutrition.