Sunday, January 26
Tune in Sundays, 10-11 am on 1500 AM, Federal News Radio (WFED)
Topic: Dietary approaches to treating autoimmune issues
Special guest: Dr. Terry Wahls is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials. In 2018 she was awarded the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Linus Pauling Award for her contributions in research, clinical care and patient advocacy. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine, The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles (paperback), and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions.
She conducts clinical trials that test the effect of nutrition and lifestyle interventions to treat MS and other progressive health problems. She also teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of the Paleo diet and therapeutic lifestyle changes that restore health and vitality to our citizens. She hosts a Wahls Protocol Seminar every summer where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success.
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. Patricia Webbink will be discussing her new self-help book on relationship dynamics, The Intimacy Dance of Stingers and Clingers.
Dr. Patricia Webbink is committed to helping people develop fulfilling relationships in their personal and professional lives. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Duke University in 1974 and has had a private psychotherapy practice for 40 years, assisting couples, groups, families, and individuals on their path to healing and self-discovery.
Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Alan Gaby will be discussing how to look at results from recent nutritional studies, such as… “Are eggs really as bad as smoking? Are vitamins linked to mortality?”
Alan Gaby, M.D., is a nutritional science expert and the author of Nutritional Medicine, a comprehensive, scientifically-based guide to the use of diet and nutritional supplements to prevent and treat illness. The book covers more than 400 different health conditions and disorders, with 60 chapters on individual nutrients. Information on dietary fundamentals, food additives, reactive hypoglycemia, food allergy, “sub-laboratory” hypothyroidism, and candidiasis is also included. Dr. Gaby considers Nutritional Medicine the pinnacle of his life’s work – to investigate nutritional medicine and to teach others what he has discovered.