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Posts Tagged ‘loss’

Weight loss and detox

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Michael Jurgelewicz will discuss weight loss.

Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, DACBN, DCBCN has been studying nutrition and wellness for the past 11 years. As Director of Product and Clinical Support at Designs for Health, he assists healthcare providers with technical aspects and clinical applications of the product line. He is the author of the Designs for Health weekly e-newsletter and contributes to their blog as well as other professional publications. Dr. Jurgelewicz’s academic training and clinical experience in functional medicine position him as an authority in the management of a variety of chronic health conditions.

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Weight loss and food intolerances

Dana Laake and her special guest JJ Virgin will be discussing must-haves to “lift off” the pounds while on vacation.

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS, is one of the nation’s foremost fitness and nutrition experts, and an accomplished public speaker and media personality. Her 25 years in the health and fitness industry, with the past 10 in holistic nutrition and functional medicine, have earned JJ recognition as a go-to weight loss expert who can unlock the door to lifelong weight management through her sensible, no-fail approach to nutrition and fitness.

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Cleansing and weight loss

Dana Laake and her special guest Rex Jones will be discussing cleansing and weight loss.

Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for more than 4 years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the natural foods industry and a strong knowledge of herbal medicine. For more than 10 years he worked in a natural foods retail setting as a nutrition manager and herbalist.

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Nutritional Approaches for Effective Weight Loss 

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joseph Lamb will be discussing nutritional approaches for effective weight loss.

Dr. Lamb is Director of Intramural Clinical Research at The Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics. He works with patients to create optimal health by using functional medical approaches including lifestyle modification, herbal and nutritional therapies, and cognitive therapy. He’s also active in community service and frequently invited to lecture on integrative health topics ranging from pain management and healthy aging to women’s health and complementary cancer care.

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Bariatric (weight loss) surgery and the importance of nutritional support

Topics: Bariatric (weight loss) surgery and the importance of nutritional support
Special guest: Barry Greene, M.D. and Mandy Mirzaie, RD, LDN – bariatric surgery team, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

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