Dana Laake and her special guest Erin Stokes, ND, will discuss new probiotic formulas.
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.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Susan Hazels Mitmesser, PhD, will discuss the importance of probiotics to support digestive and immune health, and maintain intestinal balance.
Dr. Susan Hazels Mitmesser, PhD, serves as Director of Nutrition Research at NBTY, Inc. In this position, Susan provides strategic scientific leadership for innovation and new product development, and ensures the scientific integrity all brands and products. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the College of Family Medicine at Stony Brook University. She has been published in many peer-reviewed journals and is a contributing author for book chapters relating to nutrition in adult and pediatric populations. Susan’s passion for wellness includes participating in short- and middle-distance triathlons, and getting her young children to eat more fruits and vegetables.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his guest Dr. Cheryl K. Burdette, ND, will be discussing the triad of gut health – foods, bugs and histamine load.
Dr. Cheryl K. Burdette, ND, is a member of the Board of Advisors for Xymogen. She is also president and education director of NutraTest Labs, where she is involved in clinical trials of nutraceutical products and the development of functional testing profiles. This position gives her a unique perspective on evidence-based natural therapies.
Dana Laake and her special guest Bill Shaddle will be discussing intestinal and digestive health and the benefits of probiotics.
Bill Shaddle has been involved in helping doctors understand and apply nutrition as a therapeutic tool for more than 35 years. He has developed workshops and training programs on dozens of different health and nutritional topics and is co-author of the acclaimed Nutrition Masters Course series. Bill is currently the Senior Director of Training for Metagenics, Inc., where he trains representatives to support practitioners in the science behind, and application of, nutritional therapeutics.