Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. David Perlmutter will discuss his new book, Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – for Life.
David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. Dr. Perlmutter is the recipient of numerous awards for his innovative work in brain research, including the 2010 Humanitarian of the Year Award and the 2002 Linus Pauling Award. He is the author of many books, including the #1 New York Times best seller Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers.
Dana Laake and her special guest Patricia S. Lemer will discuss the management, healing and prevention of autism.
Patricia S. Lemer is a Licensed Professional Counselor and practiced as an educational diagnostician for over 40 years, advocating for families of children with special needs. She is passionate about determining underlying causes of developmental delays, not just treating symptoms. Ms. Lemer is a co-founder of Developmental Delay Resources (DDR) and Board Chair of Epidemic Answers. She is the author of Envisioning a Bright Future: Interventions that Work for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Outsmarting Autism.
Dana Laake and her special guest Buddy Ojeda, CN, will be discussing the increased interest in local, sustainable food systems. They will also discuss formulas that support kids’ health for this back-to-school season.
Buddy Ojeda is a Certified Nutritionist, health educator and MegaFood’s Eastern Regional Educator. Buddy has worked in the dietary supplement industry since 1996. He has a broad understanding of natural health topics and is often called upon to discuss issues related to immune health, joint disorders, essential fatty acids, Traditional Chinese Medicine, cardiovascular health and energy management. He also has expertise in sleep disorders, stress reduction, digestive health concerns and energy medicine, as well as diet, lifestyle and the correct use of nutritional supplements.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joe Pizzorno will be discussing the truth behind gluten and how to power up your mitochondria.
Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno, ND, is one of the world’s leading authorities on science-based natural medicine. A physician, educator, researcher and expert spokesperson, Dr. Pizzorno is founding president of Bastyr University, America’s largest and most successful accredited institution of natural medicine. Licensed as a naturopathic physician in Washington State since 1975, he has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors for his academic, professional and public affairs leadership. Dr. Pizzorno is the author of Total Wellness and co-author of the internationally acclaimed physician’s reference Textbook of Natural Medicine. Among his many affiliations, Dr. Pizzorno serves as a board member for the Institute for Functional Medicine and is a contributor to developing the Functional Medicine model.
Dana Laake and her special guest JJ Virgin will be discussing must-haves to “lift off” the pounds while on vacation.
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS, is one of the nation’s foremost fitness and nutrition experts, and an accomplished public speaker and media personality. Her 25 years in the health and fitness industry, with the past 10 in holistic nutrition and functional medicine, have earned JJ recognition as a go-to weight loss expert who can unlock the door to lifelong weight management through her sensible, no-fail approach to nutrition and fitness.
Host Dana Laake and her special guest Tom Malterre will be discussing nutritional complications and deficiencies associated with common food sensitivities.
Tom Malterre, MS, CN, received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nutrition from Bastyr University and is licensed by the state of Washington as a certified nutritionist. Tom travels throughout the United States and Canada lecturing at conferences on topics such as vitamin D, gluten intolerance, and digestive health. He empowers people through classes, seminars, and private counseling with his insight and depth of knowledge on the biochemical interactions within our bodies, and their relationships to our diet.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Bradley Bush, ND will be discussing food sensitivities and their effects on health.
Dr. Bradley Bush is the Clinical Director for NeuroScience, Inc. He practiced medicine for 7 years at New Hampshire Natural Health Clinic in Bedford, NH, specializing in neuroendocrine disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and IV therapies. Dr. Bush was the founder of the annual event Pharmaceutical Perspectives and co-founder of 4-Corners Medical Education. He has worked in the nutritional supplement industry for many years.
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.