Special guest: Tammi Sweet, MS, LMT, is a co-founder and co-director of the Heartstone Center for Earth Essentials, near Ithaca, NY, where she offers workshops and classes in herbal medicine and online courses in anatomy and physiology. She holds a master’s degree in endocrinology and has been teaching anatomy and physiology to a range of students in a variety of learning environments for the past 30 years. She combines her expertise in herbal medicine and neurobiology in her book, The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis, where in addition to exploring the chemistry of the whole cannabis plant, she explains the physiology of the human body’s endocannabinoid system and why and how it is affected by ingesting cannabis. Based on research and her own clinical experience, Tammi provides instructions on techniques for the best medicinal cannabis preparations and specific dosage recommendations for using these remedies to address a wide range of conditions, including stress, chronic pain, anxiety, PTSD, insomnia and more.
Special guest: Bruce Topping has been involved in the alternative medical community his entire life by managing health food stores, speaking for support groups, conducting seminars for Weston A. Price chapters and being an activist for small and local agriculture. He is a consummate student of natural medicine in all its forms with a passion for helping people understand the controversies of diet and nutritional science. Based on his wealth of knowledge, Bruce is a highly sought after National Speaker for Garden of Life and is our Probiotics and Enzymes Expert.
Special guest: Sonia Gomez is an early pioneer of the medical marijuana industry. She co-founded MedicalSecrets.com to inform and educate people about natural health practices and the powers of plant medicines. Sonia is committed to raising awareness about cannabis and other natural remedies that can help alleviate physical or emotional pain. Her company also provides a platform for those actively searching for products, services and practitioners specializing in, or supporting the use of, cannabis, hemp, CBD and other natural health remedies.
Special guest: Steven Nadell, MS, CNS
Steven Nadell, MS, CNS, is a functional medicine consultant with Thorne Research. He has been in the field of nutrition for 22 years. As a Certified Nutrition Specialist he helps doctors, nutritionists and licensed practitioners use nutrition to improve patients’ health outcomes. He also supports the implementation of OncoQOL and Hemp Oil Plus into oncology practices. These products are targeted nutraceuticals for helping to reduce side effects and improve quality of life for patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Stuart Tomc will discuss nutritional applications of CBD oil – an extract made from agricultural hemp-derived CBD cannabidiol.
Mr. Stuart Tomc is a recognized authority on the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, with 20 years of experience in the nutritional health industry. As Vice President of Human Nutrition at CannaVest, he recognizes CBD and its multiple mechanisms of action to support human health as perhaps the botanical equivalent of omega-3. In addition to CBD, he envisions a new category of dietary supplements derived from hemp and other phytocannabinoids, antioxidants and novel antimicrobials. As a global nutrition educator, and industry insider, Mr. Tomc is known for his extensive print interviews and contributions to noted books on integrative medicine, as well as his 4,000 radio appearances.