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Posts Tagged ‘inflammation’

Stress and the inflammation connection

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Buddy Ojeda will discuss how stress affects inflammation.

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 smart use of nutritional supplements.

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Inflammation: the health benefits of turmeric

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Erin Stokes, ND, will discuss inflammation and the health benefits of turmeric.

Dr. Erin Stokes, ND, received her naturopathic degree from Bastyr University in 2001. In her current position as Medical Director for MegaFood, she combines her experience as a naturopathic doctor with an extensive background in the natural retail products industry. Erin believes education is a key to making positive changes, and her personal mission is to empower people with the inspiration and tools to change their lives. Erin practices naturopathic medicine in Boulder, CO.

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The Omni Diet – a program to lose weight, reverse disease, and fight innflammation

Dana Laake and her special guest Tana Amen will be discussing the Omni Diet.

Tana Amen is a nurse, New York Times bestselling author, highly respected health and fitness expert, and a nationally renowned speaker and media guest. In addition to working with her husband at The Amen Clinics, Tana was a nutrition consultant and part of the team, which included Dr. Daniel Amen, Dr. Mark Hyman and Dr. Mehmet Oz, that helped create the Daniel Plan. Keeping her family and friends focused on fitness and health is a primary value for her.

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New strategies for inflammation, energy and migraines

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Shanti Albani will be discussing new strategies for inflammation, energy and migraines.

Dr. Shanti Albani, a doctor of naturopathic medicine, has certifications in herbal medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement. She had a primary care practice for many years in Mexico in the small town of San Miguel de Allende. She also owned a health food store where she held trainings on health and nutrition for the general public. While living in Mexico, Dr. Albani worked for a country-wide bioidentical hormone replacement company and trained physicians in the use of bioidentical hormones. She currently lives in Florida and works for Life Extension as a clinical trainer.

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Nutritional support for managing inflammation

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Buddy Ojeda, CN, will be discussing nutritional support for managing inflammation.

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.

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Optimizing Blood Sugar Balance with Functional Foods and the Benefits of Krill Oil

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Joseph Evans will be discussing how to optimize blood sugar balance with functional foods and the benefits of krill oil.

Dr. Evans is a senior pharmaceutical scientist with extensive expertise in metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, and oncology. He has special knowledge in the areas of natural product pharmacology, including antioxidants and polyphenolic compounds. Dr. Evans has more than 40 original research papers, reviews, and patents to his name, and serves as a reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals. He is a member of the Xymogen Medical Board of Advisors.

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Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids for Injury Recovery and Inflammation

Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids for Injury Recovery and Inflammation with special guest Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD, CSSD -Dr. Mohr is a fitness/nutritional expert with an innovative, integrated approach to wellness, weight loss, nutrition and exercise.

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Mood disorders – anxiety and depression

Topics: Mood disorders – anxiety and depression
Special guest: Douglas MacKay, ND – founder of Makai Naturopathic Center, and research advisor for Nordic Naturals

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