Special guest: Dr. Geo Espinosa, ND, L.Ac, IFMCP, CNS, is a naturopathic functional medicine doctor recognized as an authority in urology and men’s health. He is faculty and a holistic clinician in urology at New York University Langone Health and faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine. Dr. Geo is the first naturopathic physician to complete an internship, residency, and fellowship in urology at a conventional medical institution at Columbia University in New York. He has authored numerous scientific papers and books, including the best-selling prostate cancer book, Thrive, Don’t Only Survive, and he co-edited the book, Integrative Sexual Health. Dr. Geo is the chief medical officer and formulator at XY Wellness, LLC. He lectures internationally on the application of science-based holistic treatments for urological conditions.
Special guest: Sam Pappas, MD, is an internist in Vienna, Virginia. He received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM), the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), and Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI). Dr. Pappas focuses on personalized care integrating multiple modalities of interconnected therapies such as nutrition, fitness, stress reduction and nutraceuticals. He was selected as a 2018 Top Doctor in the Washingtonian Magazine.
Special guest: Rex Jones
Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for over 7 years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the natural foods industry and a strong knowledge of herbals. For more than 10 years he worked in a natural foods retail setting as a nutrition manager and herbalist, as well as led classes, co-hosted a radio show, and gave a variety of in-store and off-site health lectures. He is excited to share the Garden of Life mission: Empowering Extraordinary Health®.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Chris Mohr will discuss the five wellness issues that concern men the most.
Dr. Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD, is a fitness and nutritional expert with an innovative, integrated approach to wellness, weight loss, nutrition and exercise, supported by years of experience in academics, research and practical fieldwork. As the owner of Mohr Results, Inc., he has been a consultant to a number of media outlets and corporations, including the Discovery Health Channel and University of Louisville Athletics. Dr. Mohr appears regularly as a guest nutrition expert on radio and TV and has written over 500 articles for consumer publications, newspapers, and websites. Dr. Mohr is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Nordic Naturals.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Gaetano Morello will be discussing men’s health, including the importance of prostate health and measures men can take to prevent BPH.
Gaetano Morello, BSc., ND, is a naturopathic physician practicing in West Vancouver, Canada. For the past 15 years, Dr. Morello has been training and educating physicians, pharmacists and health experts on the scientific use of natural medicines in the fields of cardiology, immunology, gastroenterology, anti-aging and detoxification. Dr. Morello is an author, lecturer and regular contributor to numerous publications as well as a contributing author to the Textbook of Natural Medicine, a definitive text on natural medicine.
Dana Laake and her special guest Buddy Ojeda, CN, will be discussing new formulas from MegaFood including Dream Release, Prostate Strength, Kid’s B Complex, Kid’s Vitamin D3.
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 Dallas Clouatre will be discussing the benefits of using broccoli seed SGS for prostate health.
Dr. Clouatre, Ph.D., earned his A.B. from Stanford 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.