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Posts Tagged ‘metagenics’

Optimizing GI Health

Special guest: Veronica P. Gasko, DC, graduated from Life Chiropractic University in Marietta, Georgia, in 1989. Shortly after beginning practice, she started using nutrition as part of her protocols to help patients achieve their health goals. Her success led to opening three practices specializing in functional nutrition with chiropractic sports and pediatric care. Dr. Gasko has lectured throughout the US and Canada on pediatric chiropractic, along with her sister Theresa Warner, DC. She is currently working with Metagenics as a Medical Information Scientist, addressing questions on formulas and protocols for practitioners.

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The association between the inflammatory process, gut health and aging

Special guest: Bill Shaddle has been involved in helping doctors understand and apply nutrition as a therapeutic tool for nearly 40 years. Bill has managed sales teams, product lines, divisions and companies in the nutritional sciences field. He has developed workshops and training programs on different health and nutritional topics and is co-author of the acclaimed Nutrition Masters Course series. Bill is currently the Senior Director of Strategic Development for Metagenics, where he uses his background and knowledge to help translate Metagenics’ science into practical application for the healthcare practitioner.

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Weight loss and body composition, as well as balancing your blood sugar

Special guest: Dr. Veronica Gasko

Veronica P. Gasko, DC, graduated from Life Chiropractic University in Marietta, Georgia, in 1989. Shortly after beginning practice, she started using nutrition as part of her protocols to help patients achieve their health goals. Her success led to opening three practices specializing in functional nutrition with chiropractic sports and pediatric care. Dr. Gasko has lectured throughout the US and Canada on pediatric chiropractic, along with her sister Theresa Warner, DC. She is currently working with Metagenics as a Medical Information Scientist, addressing questions on formulas and protocols for practitioners.

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A novel nutritional therapy & pathway for addressing inflammation

Dana Laake and her special guest Sara LeBrun-Blashka will discuss a novel nutritional therapy and for addressing inflammation.

Sara LeBrun-Blashka is the Director of Medical Nutrition and Practitioner Engagement at Metagenics. Sara has led the teams that launched Ultra Glucose Control, UltraMeal Advanced Protein, New and Improved UltraInflamX Plus 360, and SPM Active. Sara is a nutritionist with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Food Science from Iowa State University. She has strong industry experience including many Fortune 500 companies such as Aramark, Novartis and Allergan. Sara has also provided medical and nutrition marketing consulting services and medical food development to a wide range of health-focus corporations.

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Phytonutrients

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

Dr. Deanna Minich is a dynamic and internationally-known body-mind-spirit health expert, yoga practitioner, and author. Her 20 years of experience in the nutrition field led her to develop an integrated approach to nutrition called Food & Spirit, which spans the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of health. Her well-rounded experience in the field of nutrition includes private practice, preclinical and clinical research, product development, global product technology integration, management, marketing, writing, and education. Currently, she consults as Vice President of Education at the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute in Seattle, WA, and is adjunct faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine.

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Getting in Shape for Spring

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Joseph Lamb, MD will be discussing getting in shape for spring.

Dr. Lamb is Director of Intramural Clinical Research at The Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics.

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First Line Therapy Benefits

First Line Therapy benefits with special guest: Dr. Joseph J. Lamb – Director of Intramural Clinical Research, Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics.

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