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Posts Tagged ‘supplement’

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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Current supplement regulatory issues and wintertime wellness

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joseph J. Lamb will be discussing current supplement regulatory issues and wintertime wellness.

Joseph J. Lamb, MD 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 including pain management, healthy aging, women’s health, and complementary cancer care.

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Benefits of probiotic supplementation

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Donald Brown will be discussing the benefits of probiotic supplementation.
Dr. Donald Brown is naturopathic physician and widely respected authority on the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements and evidence-based natural medicine. Dr. Brown is the founder and director of Natural Product Research Consultants in Seattle, WA. Founded in 1990, the organization has provided consulting for companies in the natural product and pharmaceutical industries as well as education for health care professionals. Maintaining an impressive portfolio of corporate and private clients, Dr. Brown is also a highly respected author, editor, and lecturer.

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Supplement Regulation & Quality

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Douglas “Duffy” MacKay, N.D, will be discussing Supplement Regulation & Quality.

Dr. MacKay is Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). In addition to his hands-on experience as a practitioner in the field of integrative medicine, he spent 8 years working as a medical consultant for Nordic Naturals and Thorne Research.

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How to choose a supplement

Topics: How to choose a supplement
Special guest: Bill Palat – consultant for Village Green’s Pathway line of supplements

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