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Posts Tagged ‘weight’

The keto diet and the benefits of collagen

Special guest: Travis Lesperance is the regional educator for Garden of Life and has extensive knowledge of the natural foods Industry. Travis has overseen the design and utilization of food-based nutritional supplements and developed strategies to help individuals and athletes pursue their health goals Travis understands the great amount of cultural and genetic diversity that exists within human populations, and the necessity to apply nutrition and diet accordingly to achieve optimum health.

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The five wellness issues that concern men the most

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Chris Mohr will discuss the five wellness issues that concern men the most.

Dr. Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD, is a fitness and nutritional expert with an innovative, integrated approach to wellness, weight loss, nutrition and exercise, supported by years of experience in academics, research and practical fieldwork. As the owner of Mohr Results, Inc., he has been a consultant to a number of media outlets and corporations, including the Discovery Health Channel and University of Louisville Athletics. Dr. Mohr appears regularly as a guest nutrition expert on radio and TV and has written over 500 articles for consumer publications, newspapers, and websites. Dr. Mohr is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Nordic Naturals.

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The Gut Balance Revolution

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Gerard Mullin will discuss his new book, The Gut Balance Revolution: Boost Your Metabolism, Restore Your Inner Ecology, and Lose the Weight for Good!

Dr. Gerard Mullin is an Associate Professor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is board-certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, integrative medicine, functional medicine and nutrition. Dr. Mullin is renowned for his work in integrative gastroenterology and nutrition. He has over 20 years of clinical experience in the field of integrative gastroenterology and earned his Master’s degree in nutrition while in practice. He is the author of several professional desk reference and trade books including his latest, The Gut Balance Revolution.

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Five ways to speed up a slowpoke metabolism

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Chris Mohr will discuss five ways to speed up a slowpoke metabolism.

Dr. Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD, is a fitness and nutritional expert with an innovative, integrated approach to wellness, weight loss, nutrition and exercise, supported by years of experience in academics, research and practical fieldwork. As the owner of Mohr Results, Inc., he has been a consultant to a number of media outlets and corporations, including the Discovery Health Channel and University of Louisville Athletics. Dr. Mohr appears regularly as a guest nutrition expert on radio and TV and has written over 500 articles for consumer publications, newspapers, and websites. Dr. Mohr is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Nordic Naturals.

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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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The Bulletproof Diet and how to lose up to a pound a day, reclaim energy and focus, and upgrade your life

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dave Asprey will discuss The Bulletproof Diet and how to lose up to a pound a day, reclaim energy and focus, and upgrade your life.

Dave Asprey is the creator of the widely popular drink, Bulletproof Coffee. Through his work Dave provides strategies for taking control of and improving your body and mind so they work in unison. 15 years ago Dave lost more than 100 pounds and discovered what he believes are the keys to supercharging the human brain. Today his full-time focus is on running his health consultancy and media company, The Bulletproof Executive.

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Appetite control and weight management

Topic: Appetite Control and Weight Management
Guest: Dallas Clouatre, Ph.D. earned his A.B. from Stanford and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. A Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, he is a prominent industry consultant.

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Weight management, digestive health regulation through natural medicine, and types of healing massage treatments.

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guests Dr. Tracy Hackett and Dr. Shaundel Knights of Eastern Holistic Arts will be discussing weight management, digestive health regulation through natural medicine, and types of healing massage treatments.

Tracy L. Hackett, DOM, L.Ac, is a Licensed Acupuncturist and clinical herbalist in Washington, DC. Dr. Hackett has practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since 2005 and has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1997. Her study of healing arts in India, China, Ladakh, Nepal, Thailand, and Bali gives her a well-rounded cultural understanding of traditional medicine and healing modalities.

Dr. Shaundel Knights, ND, grew up in Guyana, South America and knew she would follow in the footsteps of her grandmother, a natural healer. Today she is a naturopathic physician with a focus on natural skin care and pain management. Dr. Knights is also a certified massage therapist and maintains this hands-on approach to healing in her practice.

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How to lose weight and still eat your cake!

Dana Laake and her special guest Heather Gunn, MS, CNS, LDN will be discussing how to lose weight and still eat your cake!

Heather is a clinical herbalist, licensed nutritionist and fitness consultant. Heather attained a Master of Science in Plant Medicine from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) and is also a certified nutrition specialist in Maryland. Her special interests are supporting overall health, weight loss, hormone balance and stress management. Heather is a strong believer in functional wellness and uses nutrition and plants to support good sleep, improved energy, better concentration, low stress levels and balanced hormone production.

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The Omni Diet – a program to lose weight, reverse disease, and fight innflammation

Dana Laake and her special guest Tana Amen will be discussing the Omni Diet.

Tana Amen is a nurse, New York Times bestselling author, highly respected health and fitness expert, and a nationally renowned speaker and media guest. In addition to working with her husband at The Amen Clinics, Tana was a nutrition consultant and part of the team, which included Dr. Daniel Amen, Dr. Mark Hyman and Dr. Mehmet Oz, that helped create the Daniel Plan. Keeping her family and friends focused on fitness and health is a primary value for her.

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