Special guest: Anthony Thomas, PhD
Anthony Thomas, PhD, earned his bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science from California State University Northridge, his doctorate in Nutritional Biology from the University of California at Davis, and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California at Los Angeles Larry Hillblom Islet Research Center. His primary research interests have focused on the influence of dietary and lifestyle factors on the pathogenesis of chronic cardiovascular/metabolic diseases including obesity, insulin resistance syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. He has authored/co-authored multiple peer reviewed scientific manuscripts and has served as a referee with relevant expertise in the fields of nutrition, obesity, and diabetes for multiple scientific journals. He is currently is a consultant for Jarrow.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Véronique Desaulniers will discuss healing breast cancer naturally.
Dr. Véronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, has maintained successful practices in the wellness field since 1979. Because of her passion for health and wellness, Dr. V undertook extensive studies in energy medicine, specializing in chiropractic, bio-energetics, Meridian Stress Analysis, homeopathy, and digital thermography. After 30 years in active practice, she decided to “retire” and devote her time to sharing her story and journey with breast cancer. Her experience led to the recently released book, Heal Breast Cancer Naturally: 7 Essential Steps to Beating Breast Cancer.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Jennifer Johnson will discuss how to thrive in the menopausal years.
Jennifer Johnson, ND is associate dean for clinical education and a clinical associate professor at Bastyr University’s School of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Johnson has been involved in direct patient care in both private practice and teaching clinics. She offers care in general medicine with a specialty in comprehensive women’s healthcare. Offering care for women of all ages, she provides nutritional advice including weight management, treatment for hormonal and thyroid imbalances, and preconception care.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Joseph J. Lamb, MD, will be discussing women’s health and menopausal support.
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.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Richard Powers, DC will be discussing comprehensive breast cancer screening tools.
Dr. Richard Powers, DC is well versed in the fields of biological and functional medicine, clinical nutrition, dietary guidance, exercise physiology, homeopathy, low-level ‘cold’ laser therapy, as well as weight and lifestyle coaching.
Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Deanna Minich will be discussing cardiovascular health for women.
Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS is Vice President for Research & Development Communications for Metagenics. She has published over 15 articles in peer-reviewed, scientific journals, and has published three books on nutrition. At Metagenics, Dr. Minich’s numerous responsibilites include research and innovation, formulation, investigation, education and communication, as well as counseling patients at the Functional Medicine Research Center.
Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Holly Lucille will be discussing how stress and metabolism can affect women’s hormones.
Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a nationally recognized licensed Naturopathic Physician. She is an author, educator and a frequent guest on television and radio shows. A member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Lucille maintains her private practice, Healing From Within Healthcare, in Los Angeles.