Antioxidants / Brain Health

May 18, 2014
Topic: GRAIN BRAIN: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers
Special guest: David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine.

January 19, 2014
Topic: Conquering Concussion: Healing Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms with Neurofeedback and Without Drugs
Special guest: Mary Lee Esty, LCSW-C, PhD, is President of the Brain Wellness and Biofeedback Center of Washington, in Bethesda, MD.

February 10, 2013
Topic: Drug-Free nutrient therapy to heal brain imbalances 
Special guest: Dr. Walsh was the founder & chief scientist of the Health Research Institute and Pfeiffer Treatment Center where he worked for more than 20 years.

January 8, 2012
Topic: Nutritional approaches to neurodegenerative diseases and disorders in mood and behavior.
Special guest: Albert Mensah, MD, and Judith Bowman, MD

April 10, 2011
Topic: Antioxidants for brain health
Special guest: David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM board-certified neurologist and fellow of the American College of Nutrition

November 7, 2010
Topic: Anti-aging nutrients, health benefits of resveratrol and curcumin
Special guest: Alan Miller, N.D. – Thorne Research Technical Advisor

Autoimmune Diseases

April 20, 2014
Topic: My Journey with MS: How I Went from the Wheelchair to Walking
Special guest: Dr. Terry Wahls author of the Wahls Protocol™, which is based on functional medicine and the Wahls Paleo™ diet.

Blood Sugar Health

March 18, 2012
Topic: The Blood Sugar Solution – a program for losing weight and preventing disease
Special guest: Mark Hyman, MD – practicing physician and a recognized authority in the field of Functional Medicine

Brain Health

November 1, 2015
Topic: Cutting-Edge Treatments for Supporting Brain Health
Special guest: Dr. Majid Fotuhi, MD, PhD, is a neurologist who specializes in treating patients with memory loss, cognitive decline, and concussion.

July 19, 2015
Topic: Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – for Life.
Special guest: David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

September 7, 2014
Topic: The benefits of omega-3s for athletes – helping to prevent brain injury, and supporting recovery, if injured
Special guest: Dr. Michael Lewis is the President of the Brain Health Education and Research Institute, which he founded upon retiring from the US Army after a distinguished 31-year career.

Cancer Support

April 19, 2015
Topic: New advancements of Jarrow Formulas' product, BroccoMax.
Special guest: Anthony Thomas, Ph.D., serves on Jarrow Formulas' Scientific Panel.

May 12, 2013
Topic: Gonzalez approach to cancer
Special guest: Dr. Gonzalez has been in private practice in New York City, treating patients diagnosed with cancer and other serious degenerative illnesses.

March 17, 2013
Topic: The use of branched-chain amino acids in cancer and anti-aging
Special guest: Victoria Wood, MPH, RD, CNS, specializes in designing programs for optimal genetic expression for a wide array of conditions.

January 1, 2012
Topic: Integrative oncology
Special guest: Cheryl Burdette, N.D – Dr. Burdette has been a member of the Board for Advisors for Xymogen since 2009.

April 29, 2010
Topics: Nutrition strategies for cancer
Special guest: Victoria Wood, MPH, RD,CNS

Cardiovascular Health

May 3, 2015
Topic: Cardiovascular Health
Special guest: Joseph J. Lamb, M.D. is a clinical consultant in Integrative and Functional Medicine

April 14, 2013
Topic: LPP, an advance lipoprotein test for better cardiovascular risk assessment
Special guest: Dr. Troup is the Director of Lipid Science at SpectraCell Laboratories.

April 3, 2011
Topic: Natural therapies for cholesterol management
Special guest: Dallas Clouatre, Ph.D. – Dr. Clouatre earned his A.B. from Stanford and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley

August 13, 2008
Topics: Myths about saturated fats and cholesterol
Special guest: Sally Fallon – chef, nutrition researcher, homemaker, community activist and author of Nourishing Traditions


June 7, 2015
Topic: Nutritional applications of CBD oil
Special guest: Mr. Stuart Tomc is a recognized authority on the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, with twenty years of experience in the nutritional health industry.

Children's Health

March 3, 2013
Topic: The cutting-edge biomedical approach to treating the underlying deficiencies and symptoms of ADHD and autism.
Special guest: Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist who has provided preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years.

February 5, 2012
Topic: Autism – what it is (and isn't), how it impacts people, and treatments, including biomedical and nutritional approaches that address underlying issues.

August 21, 2011
Topic: The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It
Special guest: Robyn O'Brien – author and researcher who exposed how failed federal policy and exploitative financial incentives have accelerated the toxicity of the US food supply.

July 24, 2011
Topic: Connections between your child's diet and common childhood ailments
Special guest: Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND, is a health program planner and nutritionist.

Digestive Health

August 30, 2015
Topic: Recent discoveries about the gut microbiome and how this affects one’s overall health.
Special guest: Amber Lynn Vitse is a Certified Nutritionist in Integrative Nutrition, and also brings her training in Ayurvedic medicine to the Garden of Life Education team.

December 21, 2014
Topic: Leptin, gut bacteria and belly fat
Special guest: Mike Mutzel has an B.S. in Biology from Western Washington University and is completing his M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine’s (IFM) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP).

July 30, 2008
Topics: Integrative approach to common digestive complaints (IBS, constipation, colitis, Crohn’s disease)
Special guest: Dr. Janine Blackman – family physician and co-founder of The Gilbert Clinic, a private integrative healthcare practice

Energy / Fatigue

February 22, 2015
Topic: The Bulletproof Diet and how to lose up to a pound a day, reclaim energy and focus, and upgrade your life.
Special guest: 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.

November 11, 2012
Topic: No More Fatigue
Special guest: Jack Challem is a member of the American Society for Nutrition and the best-selling author of more than 20 books, including No More Fatigue, Stop Prediabetes Now, The Food- Mood Solution, The Inflammation Syndrome, Feed Your Genes Right, and Syndrome X.

September 5, 2010
Topic: A sustainable solution to your personal energy crisis, exercise-enhancing nutrients
Special guest: Joseph L. Evans, PhD is a senior pharmaceutical scientist with expertise in metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, and oncology.

June 27 , 2010
Topic: Chronic fatigue syndrome
Special guest: Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum is an authority on chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.

Essential Fatty Acids

May 15, 2011
Topic: Benefits of fish oil for anti-aging, inflammation, and fitness
Special guest: Mackie Shilstone is an influential sports performance manager.

July 4, 2010
Topic: Omega-3-6-9 fatty acids and their role in cardiovascular and brain health
Special guest: Brian Tanzer, M.S. – technical support services for Reliance Private Label Supplements.

Eye Health

May 17, 2015
Topic: 10 Essentials to Save Your Vision
Special guest: Dr. Edward Kondrot, MD, is a homeopathic ophthalmologist who provides traditional and alternative therapies for the treatment of eye disease.

Food Sensitivities

April 17, 2011
Topic: Food sensitivities and their effects on health
Special guest: Dr. Bradley Bush, ND Clinical Director for Neuroscience, Inc.

January 2, 2011
Topic: Food sensitivities and nutrition ideas to stabalize blood sugar and optimize energy levels
Special guest: Chris Young VP of Sales and Marketing for NutraFusion Nutritionals

General Health / Wellbeing

April 6, 2014
Topic: IQYOU – a personalized roadmap for optimal wellness
Special guest: Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., is the current President of Salugenecists, Inc. and is the current non-managing Chief Medical advisor for Village Green Apothecary.

March 2, 2014
Topic: Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well
Special guest: David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, is a renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease, and a recognized leader in integrative medicine and patient-centered care.

October 13, 2013
Topic: How to optimize your health and reach your ultimate potential by being your own guru
Special guest: Abel James is a #1 bestselling author, award-winning talk show host, keynote speaker, professional musician, and entrepreneur.

March 6, 2011
Topic: Micronutrient status and implications in common chronic conditions
Special guest: John F. Crawford, Ph.D. – Senior Vice President of Operations, SpectraCell Laboratories

December 12, 2010
Topic: Individualized health care
Special guest: Marc Isaacson – President & CEO of Village Green Apothecary


October 11, 2015
The Neurological UnderBelly of the Gluten-free Lifestyle: Potential Benefits, Devastating Dangers
Special guest: Dr. Tom O’Bryan is a nationally recognized speaker, workshop leader, healer, and researcher specializing in celiac disease and gluten intolerance.

Healing Modalities

May 22, 2011
Topic: The benefits of chiropractic and Mind Body Medicine
Special guest: Dr. Michael Moskowitz, DC and Kathleen Ammalee Rogers, RN

Immune System Health

August 18, 2013
Topic: Dr. Susan Blum's new book, The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease.
Special guest: Dr. Susan Blum, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases for nearly two decades.

February 4 , 2010
Topics: Health benefits of mushrooms for the immune system
Special guest: John Holliday, Ph.D – Director of Research, Aloha Medicinals

Lyme Disease

February 19, 2012
Topic: Healing Lyme disease
Special guest: Stephen Harrod Buhner is an earth poet and award-winning author of fifteen books on nature, indigenous cultures, the environment, and herbal medicine.

April 15, 2010
Topics: Lyme disease
Special guest: Dr. Fishman – Optimal Health Physicians

Mood Support

September 27, 2015
Topic: The Antianxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood, and End Cravings
Special guest: Trudy Scott is a Food Mood Expert and certified nutritionist on a mission to educate people about the healing powers of food in order to find natural solutions for their anxiety, depression, emotional eating and sugar cravings.

January 6, 2013
Topic: Holiday and post-holiday blues and mood disorders including anxiety and phobias
Special guest: Albert Mensah, MD, and Judith Bowman, MD are co-founders of Mensah Medical.

April 15, 2012
Topic: Advanced nutrient therapies for  mental disorders
Special guest: Dr. Walsh was the founder & chief scientist of the Health Research Institute and Pfeiffer Treatment Center where he worked for more than 20 years.

May 8, 2011
Topic: Natural strategies for dealing with depression and optimizing health
Special guest: Dr. James S. Gordon, MD is an expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma.

October 24 , 2010
Topic: Integrative support for depression
Special guest: Robert J. Hedaya, M.D., D.F.A.P.A – Dr.Hedaya is the director of the Hedaya Clinic and National Center for Whole Psychiatry

August 15, 2010
Topic: Specialized testing for neuropsychiatric problems – ADD, anxiety, depression, autism
Special guest: Dr. Elizabeth Stuller, M.D. – psychiatry and addiction medicine.

Oral Health

October 27, 2013
Topic: How dentistry affects overall health
Special guest: Dr. Robert Johnson is a leading biological dentist in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

August 29, 2010
Topic: "Whole body dentistry" and how the health of your mouth affects your well being
Special guest: Dr. Kimberly Baer, DDS founded the Bethesda Dental Spa in Rockville, MD to offer a holistic approach to dentistry.

Pain Management / Inflammation Support

November 19, 2009
Topics: Nutritional strategies for pain management
Special guest: Dr. Hector L. Lopez, M.D., M.S., CSCS, FAAPMR – physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist

Pet Health

January 29, 2012
Topic: Cost savings of using homeopathic remedies for pets
Special guest: Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PhD is the author of Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide To Natural Health For Dogs and Cats.


July 5, 2015
Topic: Seafood myths and misconceptions.
Special guest: Jeff Moore is the president of International Pacific Seafoods, Inc., a specialty importer, processor and trader of premium quality seafood to the foodservice and retail segments.

Seasonal Health

June 26, 2011
Topic: Essential Homeopathic Medicines for the Summer Season
Special guest: Dr. Merville has been with Boiron, the world’s leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines, since 1990.

June 5, 2011
Topic:Summer allergies and hay fever relief
Special guest:
Dr. Rob Ivker – Best-selling author of Sinus Survival: The Holistic Medical Treatment for Allergies, Colds and Sinusitus

November 21, 2010
Topic: Cold and flu prevention
Special guest: Joseph Lamb, MD – Director of Intramural Clinical Research, Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics

Sinus Health

January 9, 2011
Topic: "Sinus Survival Quick Fix," a natural approach for sinus sufferers.
Special guest: Dr. Ivker – the author of Sinus Survival: The Holistic Medical Treatment for Sinusitis, Allergies, and Colds

Sleep Support

March 24, 2013
Topic: Sleep disorders and natural approaches to insomnia.
Special guest: Dr. Kevin Passero a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine has trained extensively with leading doctors in the field of natural medicine.

September 26, 2010
Topic: Sleep Support – lab testing and natural interventions
Special guest: Joe Ailts, Director of Medical Education at NeuroScience, takes a special interest in understanding the neurochemistry of the sleep/wake cycle.

Specific Nutrients

May 4, 2014
Topic: Phytonutrients
Special guest: Dr. Deanna Minich is a dynamic and internationally-known body-mind-spirit health expert, yoga practitioner, and author.

May 1, 2011
Topic: Herbs and spices in health and disease
Special guest: Dr. James Duke is a renowned speaker and author. He leads ethnobotanical trips to ecologically rich areas of the world.

February 20, 2011
Topic: Health benefits of stabilized allicin
Special guest: Peter Josling – Director of The Garlic Centre in Sussex, England

Supplement Quality

December 5, 2010
Topic: Supplement regulation and quality
Special guest: Douglas “Duffy” MacKay, N.D. is Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).

September 24, 2008
Topics: How to choose a supplement
Special guest: Bill Palat is a consultant for Village Green's Pathway line of supplements.

Thyroid Health

February 23, 2014
Topic: Beautiful Inside and Out: Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy, Happy, "Thyroid Sexy" Life
Special guest: Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and author who transformed her 1995 thyroid diagnosis into a mission to educate and empower others struggling with thyroid and hormonal conditions.

March 25, 2010
Topics: Thyroid health
Special guest: Adrienne Clamp, MD, DABMA – Asclepeion Center for Body Mind Therapy


October 12, 2014
Topic: How chemicals are altering our microbiome, hormones, and immune systems and what that means to our health. 
Special guest: Tom Malterre, MS, CN, received both his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition from Bastyr University and is licensed by the state of Washington as a certified nutritionist.

December 1, 2013
Topic: Making a healthier home for those suffering from asthma, allergies and chemical sensitivity
Special guest: Caroline Blazovsky is a National Healthy Home Expert and President of My Healthy Home.

Weight Management

June 23, 2013
Topic: Weight loss and food intolerances
Special guest: JJ Virgin is one of the nation’s foremost fitness and nutrition experts, an accomplished public speaker and media personality.

June 20 , 2010
Obesity, heart disease and weight loss stratagies
Special guest: Dr. James Brodsky, MD focuses on preventive aspects of health care

Women’s Health

April 12, 2015
Topic: Menopause and  Estrogen Replacement
Special guest: Mache Seibel, MD, is one of America’s leading health experts on women’s health and menopause, addressing stress and weight control in connection with menopause symptoms, and beyond.

January 22, 2012
Topic: The holistic approach to using bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)
Special guest: Karen R. Threlkel, ND specialties include integrative medicine; bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, weight loss, nutritional supplementation, and herbal medicine.

October 9, 2011
Topic: How nutrition habits influences our hormones
Special guest: Natasha Turner, ND is one of Canada’s leading naturopathic doctors and natural health consultants.

May 29, 2011
Topic: How stress and metabolism can affect women’s hormones
Special guest: Holly Lucille, ND, RN – nationally recognized licensed Naturopathic Physician

March 27, 2011
Topic: Bioidentical hormones
Special guest: Adrienne Clamp, MD, DABMA board certified in both family practice and medical acupuncture

February 27, 2011
Topic: Health nutritional solutions for perimenopause
Special guest: Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS – Vice President, Research & Development Communications for Metagenics

August 1, 2009
Topics: Menstrual cramps, PMS, menopause symptoms, osteoporosis, PCOS, fertility
Special guest: Tori Hudson - naturopathic physician, author, educator, researcher