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Fish Oil Absorption

Special guest: Joshua Chernov is a senior medical consultant for Xymogen with a focus on functional and integrative medicine. He is a certified personal trainer and a certified lifestyle educator. He is developing dietary and exercise regimens for cardiometabolic patients throughout the mid-Atlantic area, as well as working on a masters in nutrition.

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Choosing an omega-3 supplement

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Maggie Laidlaw will be discussing how to choose an omega-3 supplement.

Dr. Maggie Laidlaw acquired her degrees in human nutrition from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Her doctoral research was on rheumatoid arthritis and supplementation with anti-inflammatory oils, such as fish and borage seed oil. Maggie was the Associate Director and Clinical Investigator at the Human Nutraceutical Research Unit at the University of Guelph for 4 years before becoming Director of the Clinical Trials Division of Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc. in 2007.

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The Importance of Phospholipids in your Essential Fatty Acids

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Stacey Bell will be discussing the importance of phospholipids in essential fatty acids.

Dr. Stacey Bell, Ph.D., is a registered dietitian who earned her doctorate in nutrition from Boston University. She served on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, where she conducted clinical studies on many aspects of nutrition. Dr. Bell is a widely published author and her latest book, Essential Foods: Eat Healthy, Lose Weight, and Live Longer, gives sound information to consumers on how to eat. She recently completed editing the most recent edition of Prescription for Nutritional Healing, by the late Phyllis Balch. Dr. Bell has presented more than 100 lectures on nutrition to her peers and the general public.

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Essential fatty acids (EFA’s) – building blocks for better health

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Karlene Karst, RD, will be discussing essential fatty acids (EFA’s) – building blocks for better health.

Karlene Karst, RD, is a leading health specialist in nutrition and natural medicine and is dedicated to improving the health of society by sharing her knowledge. As co-author of the national best seller, Healthy Fats for Life, and author of The Metabolic Syndrome Program: How to Lose Weight, Beat Heart Disease, Stop Insulin Resistance and More, Karlene is working to educate and encourage people to get “back to the basics” of nutrition in order to live a long, healthy life.

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Balancing omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Christopher Speed will be discussing balancing omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.

Christopher Speed, MND, APD, is the Director of Nutritional Sciences for Minami Nutrition, with products distributed by Garden of Life. He is a much sought-after presenter on health issues related to omega-3 supplementation and the different types of manufacturing and processing technologies.

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The importance of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFA’s)

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Kristin Jorgenson will be discussing the importance of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFA’s)

Kristin Jorgenson, MA, CHHC, has spent the last 5 years pioneering the supplement line, Minami Nutrition. Kristin has educated thousands of people on nutrition as it relates to mental and emotional health, child development, women’s health and more. As Minami Nutrition’s National Brand Manager and Educator, Kristin studies new and evolving aspects of omega-3 science.

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Pregnancy and Essential Fatty Acids

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Tori Hudson will be discussing Pregnancy and Essential Fatty Acids.

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Health Benefits of Krill Oil

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Eric Anderson will be discussing the unique health benefits of krill oil. Eric Anderson is Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Aker BioMarine in North America — an integrated biotechnology company dedicated to the sustainable harvesting of krill and development of krill-derived biotech products. Eric Anderson has been a member of the natural products industry for more than 15 years.

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Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids for Injury Recovery and Inflammation

Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids for Injury Recovery and Inflammation with special guest Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD, CSSD -Dr. Mohr is a fitness/nutritional expert with an innovative, integrated approach to wellness, weight loss, nutrition and exercise.

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