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Posts Tagged ‘anti-aging’

The basics of anti-aging

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Shanti Albani will be discussing the basics of anti-aging.

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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The Use of Branched Chain Amino Acids in Cancer and Anti-Aging

Dana Laake and her special guest Victoria Wood will be discussing the use of branched-chain amino acids in cancer and anti-aging.

Victoria Wood, MPH, RD, CNS, has been practicing Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for over 25 years. She specializes in designing programs for optimal genetic expression for a wide array of conditions.

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Anti-aging potential of telomere biology

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. William Andrews will be discussing the anti-aging potential of telomere biology.

William H. Andrews, Ph.D., has worked in the biotech industry for 30 years, focusing the last 18 years on finding ways to extend human lifespan through work with lengthening telomeres, which are genetic structures found at the ends of our chromosomes. Short telomeres have been associated with the aging process, and preserving or lengthening telomeres is thought to be one way we might reach for “the fountain of youth.” Dr. Andrews is presently the founder, President and CEO of Sierra Sciences, a biotech company focused exclusively on developing pharmaceuticals that will induce the production of telomerase (the enzyme that re-lengthens telomeres) in all our cells.

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Phytonutrients and Aging

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Deanna Minich will be discussing phytonutrients and aging.

Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS, is Vice President for Research & Development Communications for Metagenics. She has published over 15 articles in peer-reviewed, scientific journals, and has published three books on nutrition. At Metagenics, Dr. Minich’s numerous responsibilities include research and innovation, formulation, investigation, education and communication, as well as counseling patients at the Functional Medicine Research Center.

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The Benefits of Fish Oil for Anti-Aging, Inflammation, and Fitness

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Mackie Shilstone will be discussing the benefits of fish oil for anti-aging, inflammation, and fitness.

Mackie Shilstone is one of America’s most influential sports performance managers, whose expertise has played a pivotal role in the long-term success of world-class athletes. Over 3,000 professional athletes have turned to Mackie to give them the body, drive, stamina, and performance they need to win. Mackie has written six books on fitness and weight management. His newest book, Body Plan for Kids, is a comprehensive guide for parents to gain control of their child’s weight through healthy eating, fitness, and increasing self-esteem.

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