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Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Herbistatins – herbal alternatives to synthetic statins, edible herbs that raise the good HDL and lower the bad LDL cholesterol

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. James Duke will be discussing herbistatins – herbal alternatives to synthetic statins using wholesome foods that lower the bad LDL cholesterol and raise the good HDL with fewer negative side effects.

James A. Duke, PhD, held several posts in his more than three decades with the US Department of Agriculture including chief of the Medicinal Plant Resources Laboratory. He also developed the phytochemical and ethnobotanical databases at the USDA. He is the author of more than 30 texts and popular books, including the The Green Pharmacy and Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, and is on the board of advisors for Prevention.

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Diet and Supplements to Support Healthy Cholesterol Levels

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Gaetano Morello will be discussing diet and supplements to support healthy cholesterol levels.

Gaetano Morello, BSc., ND, is a naturopathic physician practicing in West Vancouver, Canada. For the past 15 years, Dr. Morello has been training and educating physicians, pharmacists and health experts on the scientific use of natural medicines in the fields of cardiology, immunology, gastroenterology, anti-aging and detoxification. Dr. Morello is an author, lecturer and regular contributor to numerous publications as well as a contributing author to Textbook of Natural Medicine, a definitive text on natural medicine.

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Cardiometabolic syndrome – hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired blood sugar metabolism, and cardiovascular disease.

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Andrew Wong will be discussing hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired blood sugar metabolism, and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Andrew Wong has special expertise in integrative and functional medicine with a focus on optimal health and wellness. Dr. Wong believes healing is achieved by combining a team-based, holistic approach that emphasizes personalized lifestyle and nutritional changes to balance of mind, body, and spirit.

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Cholesterol health

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dallas Cloutre, Ph.D. will be discussing cholesterol health.

Dr. Clouatre earned his A.B. from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. A Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, he is a prominent industry consultant, author of numerous books and a sought-after speaker. Dr. Clouatre is the New Product Development & Marketing Consultant for Jarrow Formulas.

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Natural Therapies for Cholesterol Management

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dallas Cloutre, Ph.D. will be discussing natural therapies for cholesterol management.

Dr. Clouatre earned his A.B. from Stanford and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. A Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, he is a prominent industry consultant, author of numerous books and a sought-after speaker. Dr. Clouatre is the New Product Development & Marketing Consultant for Jarrow Formulas.

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Heart health, myths about cholesterol, naturals alternatives for depression

Topics: Heart health, myths about cholesterol, naturals alternatives for depression
Special guest: Ann Allworth Ph.D – educator and consultant with Megafood

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Myths about saturated fats and cholesterol

Topics: Myths about saturated fats and cholesterol
Special guest: Sally Fallon – chef, nutrition researcher, homemaker, community activist and author of Nourishing Traditions

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Vitamin D and alternatives to cholesterol lowering medications

Topics: Vitamin D and alternatives to cholesterol lowering medications
Special guest: Dr. James Brodsky – primary care with an integrative approach

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Sleep problems, diet controversies, trans fats, cholesterol, eggs, autism

Topics: Sleep problems, diet controversies, trans fats, cholesterol, eggs, autism

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