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.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Jeffrey Boone will be discussing the prevention of heart attack and stroke.
Dr. Boone is an internationally recognized expert on the effects of mental stress on the heart. Dr. Boone’s unique clinical approach focuses on aggressive prevention of cardiovascular disease, including the evaluation of the cardiovascular consequences of mental stress, the early clinical use of the latest cardiac imaging techniques, and the advanced detection and treatment of cardiometabolic risk. As an active clinician and researcher, he has authored and co-authored numerous professional articles and books on preventive cardiology, cardiometabolic risk, and stress medicine.
Dana Laake will be discussing “news you can use” and controversies related to health and nutrition.
Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist who has been providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. James Duke will be discussing herbistatins – herbal alternatives to synthetic statins using wholesome foods that lower the bad LDL cholesterol and raise the good HDL with fewer negative side effects.
James A. Duke, PhD, held several posts in his more than three decades with the US Department of Agriculture including chief of the Medicinal Plant Resources Laboratory. He also developed the phytochemical and ethnobotanical databases at the USDA. He is the author of more than 30 texts and popular books, including the The Green Pharmacy and Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, and is on the board of advisors for Prevention.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. David A. Jernigan will be discussing new advancements in the treatment of people with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and heart arrhythmia.
David A. Jernigan, BS, DC, is a published author, researcher and physician. He is a leader in Biological Medicine and the treatment of chronic illness. Dr. Jernigan is also the developer of the diagnostic and treatment technique, Bio-Resonance Scanning™ and a whole new concept in medicine called Circuit Healing™. Dr. Jernigan has developed over 30 novel natural medicines to date. As past president of the American Medical Academy of Thermodiagnostics, he is one of the most experienced doctors in one of the latest FDA approved adjunctive diagnostic tests, Computerized Regulation Thermodiagnostics.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Stuart Tomc will discuss eating and supplementing for a healthy heart.
Stuart Tomc has over 25 years of experience in the field of nutritional medicine. He is an authority on evidence-based dietary supplements and a respected consultant to the World Health Organization and integrative physicians worldwide. Stuart currently serves as Global Educator and spokesperson for Nordic Naturals, a leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dallas Cloutre, Ph.D., will be discussing PQQ – an important antioxidant for cardiovascular health and cognitive function
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.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Stacey J. Bell, D.Sc., R.D., will be discussing if L-carnitine is the link between red meat and heart disease.
Stacey J. Bell is a nutritional science doctor with more than 30 years of clinical experience and corporate work in the food and dietary supplement industries. Dr. Bell is renowned for scientific rigor, innovation in product development, and explaining the merits of products to customers. She was formerly on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she conducted clinical studies.
Dana Laake and her special guest Jan M. Troup, Ph.D., will be discussing LPP, an advanced lipoprotein test for better cardiovascular risk assessment.
Jan M. Troup has over 30 years experience in the development of new analytical technology. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1974. In 2001 Dr. Troup started LipidLabs, Inc. and developed the Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP), the most advanced test for the separation of lipoproteins and measurement of lipoprotein particle numbers. LipidLabs was purchased by SpectraCell Laboratories in January 2006 and Dr. Troup is now the Director of Lipid Science at SpectraCell Laboratories.