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Posts Tagged ‘supplements’

Supplements for athletes: the good, the bad and the ugly

Dana Laake and her special guest Tavis Piattoly will discuss dietary supplementation for athletes.

Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN, is the sports dietitian and nutrition consultant for the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, and the Tulane University Athletics Department. Prior to this, he held the same position for the New Orleans Saints for several years. He works with athletes from high school to Olympic levels, designing individualized nutrition programs to improve their health, performance and recovery.

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The MegaFood brand story and their four new nutrient booster powders

Dana Laake and her special guest Erin Stokes, ND, will be discussing the MegaFood brand story and their four new nutrient booster powders.

Dr. Erin Stokes, ND, received her naturopathic degree from Bastyr University in 2001. The focus of her practice at Lotus Naturopathic Clinic in Boulder, Colorado, is postpartum health and wellness. She enjoys educating others, and has taught Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College. Dr. Stokes is the Director of Education at MegaFood.

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IQYOU – a personalized roadmap for optimal wellness

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joe Pizzorno will be discussing the new IQYOU program – a personalized roadmap for optimal wellness.

Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND, is one of the world’s leading authorities on science-based natural medicine. A physician, educator, researcher and expert spokesperson, Dr. Pizzorno is founding president of Bastyr University, America’s largest and most successful accredited institution of natural medicine. Licensed as a naturopathic physician in Washington State since 1975, he has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors for his academic, professional and public affairs leadership. Dr. Pizzorno is the author of Total Wellness and co-author of the internationally acclaimed physician’s reference Textbook of Natural Medicine.

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MegaFood’s Slo-Food™ process, organic farm fresh partnership, and nutrient boosters

Dana Laake and her special guest Buddy Ojeda will be discussing MegaFood’s Slo-Food™ process, organic farm fresh partnership, and nutrient boosters.

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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Eating and supplementing for a healthy heart

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Stuart Tomc will discuss eating and supplementing for a healthy heart.

Stuart Tomc has over 25 years of experience in the field of nutritional medicine. He is an authority on evidence-based dietary supplements and a respected consultant to the World Health Organization and integrative physicians worldwide. Stuart currently serves as Global Educator and spokesperson for Nordic Naturals, a leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements.

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Current supplement regulatory issues and wintertime wellness

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Joseph J. Lamb will be discussing current supplement regulatory issues and wintertime wellness.

Joseph J. Lamb, MD is Director of Intramural Clinical Research at The Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics. He works with patients to create optimal health by using functional medical approaches including lifestyle modification, herbal and nutritional therapies, and cognitive therapy. He’s also active in community service and frequently invited to lecture on integrative health topics including pain management, healthy aging, women’s health, and complementary cancer care.

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Benefits of probiotic supplementation

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Donald Brown will be discussing the benefits of probiotic supplementation.
Dr. Donald Brown is naturopathic physician and widely respected authority on the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements and evidence-based natural medicine. Dr. Brown is the founder and director of Natural Product Research Consultants in Seattle, WA. Founded in 1990, the organization has provided consulting for companies in the natural product and pharmaceutical industries as well as education for health care professionals. Maintaining an impressive portfolio of corporate and private clients, Dr. Brown is also a highly respected author, editor, and lecturer.

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STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Catherine M. Foley will be discussing STRESS — natural supplements to support stress relief and help boost energy and focus… even without caffeine!

Catherine Foley has been working/studying and educating in the natural health industry for over 15 years. Her passion for science and respect for the human biological system inspired her toward a career in natural health. She also loves helping people and sharing what she has learned, being able to help translate that into dialogue that can be easily understood, and helping people to make more informed decisions. Catherine chose to work for Jarrow Formulas because of their commitment to science and truth in labeling.

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New formulas from MegaFood: Dream Release, Prostate Strength, Kid’s B Complex, Kid’s Vitamin D3

Dana Laake and her special guest Buddy Ojeda, CN, will be discussing new formulas from MegaFood including Dream Release, Prostate Strength, Kid’s B Complex, Kid’s Vitamin D3.

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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Sleep disorders and natural approaches to insomnia

Dr. Kevin Passero will be discussing sleep disorders and natural approaches to insomnia.

Dr. Kevin Passero, N.D., a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine has trained extensively with leading doctors in the field of natural medicine. In his practice, Dr. Passero focuses on restoring harmony to both the body and mind using advanced protocols that incorporate botanicals, homeopathy, vitamins, and nutrition.

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