Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Neal Barnard will discuss groundbreaking diabetes research and how following a high-fiber, plant-based diet can reduce the risk of other metabolic risk factors, including high blood pressure.
Neal Barnard, MD, is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. He has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, chronic pain, and dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes. Dr. Barnard has authored more than 70 scientific publications, 15 books, and has hosted three PBS specials on nutrition and health. As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Joseph Evans will be discussing how to optimize blood sugar balance with functional foods and the benefits of krill oil.
Dr. Evans is a senior pharmaceutical scientist with extensive expertise in metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, and oncology. He has special knowledge in the areas of natural product pharmacology, including antioxidants and polyphenolic compounds. Dr. Evans has more than 40 original research papers, reviews, and patents to his name, and serves as a reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals. He is a member of the Xymogen Medical Board of Advisors.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dallas Cloutre, Ph.D., will be discussing healthy blood sugar balance.
Dr. Clouatre earned his A.B. from Stanford University 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, author of numerous books and a sought-after speaker. Dr. Clouatre is the New Product Development & Marketing Consultant for Jarrow Formulas.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Andrew Wong will be discussing hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired blood sugar metabolism, and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Andrew Wong has special expertise in integrative and functional medicine with a focus on optimal health and wellness. Dr. Wong believes healing is achieved by combining a team-based, holistic approach that emphasizes personalized lifestyle and nutritional changes to balance of mind, body, and spirit.
Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Mark Hyman will be discussing his book The Blood Sugar Solution – a program for losing weight, preventing disease and feeling great.
Mark Hyman, MD, is a practicing physician and a recognized authority in the field of Functional Medicine. He is a family physician and author of multiple New York Times best-sellers. Through his private practice, education efforts, writing, research, advocacy and public policy work, he strives to empower patients to stop managing symptoms and instead treat the underlying causes of illness.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Walter J. Crinnion will be discussing environmental toxins, diabetes and obesity, and the connection with farm-raised salmon.
Walter J. Crinnion, ND, is a professor at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine where he is chair of the Environmental Medicine Department. In his first family practice, he specialized in allergies and in treating chronic health problems caused by environmental chemical overload. Then in 1985, Dr. Crinnion started the most comprehensive cleansing facility in North America for the treatment of chemically poisoned individuals. Dr. Crinnion is a frequent lecturer at both naturopathic and allopathic medical conferences and has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals on the topic of environmental overload.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Aimée Shunney will be discussing natural support for diabetes and blood sugar levels.
Aimée Shunney, ND, 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. Dr. Shunney specializes in women’s health, functional endocrinology, family medicine, bio-identical hormone prescriptions and non-fasting cleansing and detoxification practices. Dr. Shunney is a member of the Nordic Naturals Advisory Board.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero will be discussing food sensitivities and nutrition ideas to stabilize blood sugar and optimize energy levels.
Special guest Chris Young, VP of Sales and Marketing for NutraFusion Nutritionals, will be discussing the benefits of protein supplements to enhance the diet. Chris has more than a decade of experience in the natural products industry.