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Posts Tagged ‘omega’

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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Benefits of supplementing with omega fatty acids

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Aimée Gould Shunney will be discussing the benefits of supplementing with omega fatty acids.

Dr. Aimée Gould Shunney is a dynamic educator, radio show host, writer and dedicated naturopathic doctor on a mission to empower people to take charge of their health with integrative medicine. She is in private practice in Santa Cruz, CA where she specializes in women’s health, functional endocrinology, and family medicine. As a Medical Advisor to Nordic Naturals, Dr. Shunney also enjoys extolling the virtues of fish oil to professional, retail, and consumer audiences across the country.

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Omegas and bone nutrients for supporting core nutrition

Dana Laake and her special guest Bill Shaddle will be discussing omegas and bone nutrients for supporting core nutrition.

Bill Shaddle has been involved in helping doctors understand and apply nutrition as a therapeutic tool for more than 35 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 Training for Metagenics, where he uses his background and knowledge to help train representatives to support practitioners.

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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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