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Join hosts Dana Laake and Dr. Kevin Passero for lively weekly discussions with health experts and
thought leaders in the fields of integrative, personalized, and functional medicine.

Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

How to understand what makes up your unique health terrain, how it evolves, and how to influence it to achieve vitality

Special guests: Dr. Arti J. Mehta and Dr. Rhodo Nguyen

Dr. Arti J. Mehta and Dr. Rhodo Nguyen are licensed naturopathic physicians with degrees from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA. In their practice at Aloe Wellness they provide a warm and welcoming environment for their patients to heal, focusing on wellness. Dr. Mehta assesses and treats both acute and chronic conditions. She also has significant experience in the management of obesity, weight loss and nutrition. She focuses on providing personalized healthcare by understanding both the individual and the cause of illness, and not just treating the symptoms. Dr. Nguyen believes that a person’s susceptibility to illness stems from a combination of genetic predisposition, exposure to environmental toxins, allergens, and diet and lifestyle influences. She uses both conventional testing and functional lab testing to investigate the underlying causes of a person’s illness.

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The synergistic roles for bioactive B vitamins – methyl-B12, 5-MTHF, and P5P

Special guest: Anthony Thomas, Ph.D.

Anthony Thomas, Ph.D., serves on Jarrow Formulas’ Scientific Panel. His primary research interests have focused on the influence of dietary and lifestyle factors on the pathogenesis of chronic cardiovascular/metabolic diseases including obesity, insulin resistance syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. He has authored/co-authored multiple peer reviewed scientific manuscripts and contributed his expertise in the fields of nutrition, obesity, and diabetes for a number of scientific journals.

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Environmental toxins, diabetes and obesity, and the connection with farm-raised salmon

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Walter J. Crinnion will be discussing environmental toxins, diabetes and obesity, and the connection with farm-raised salmon.

Walter J. Crinnion, ND, is a professor at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine where he is chair of the Environmental Medicine Department. In his first family practice, he specialized in allergies and in treating chronic health problems caused by environmental chemical overload. Then in 1985, Dr. Crinnion started the most comprehensive cleansing facility in North America for the treatment of chemically poisoned individuals. Dr. Crinnion is a frequent lecturer at both naturopathic and allopathic medical conferences and has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals on the topic of environmental overload.

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Childhood obesity and lifestyle and dietary recommendations to help children live healthier lives

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Lydia Martinez will be discussing
childhood obesity, along with lifestyle and dietary recommendations to help children live healthier lives.

Lydia Martinez, N.C.P.T., is a life coach and personal trainer. She takes everyday people and transforms their lives physically, emotionally and financially. Lydia has coached thousands of people living better to obtain the body and life you want. Lydia’s family history has fueled her drive for education in health, nutrition, and exercise. She is a trained certified fitness specialist, a LPI Life coach, and a NESTA child nutrition specialist.

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Obesity, Heart Disease and Weight Loss Stratagies

Obesity, heart disease and weight loss stratagies with special guest Dr. James Brodsky, MD – focus on preventive aspects of health care.

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Creative aging – stress, obesity, and mental activities

Topics: Creative aging – stress, obesity, and mental activities
Special guest: Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND – health program planner and nutritionist

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