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Dec 29, 2015

Is your heart lacking a key nutrient?  Dr. Ruscio welcomes back Jeffrey Moss, DDS, CNS, DACBN, founder of Moss Nutrition to discuss why potassium is so important and strategies to ensure you have adequate levels to support optimal health and wellness.

Dec 22, 2015

Confused about which diet is right for you? High carb, low carb, Atkins, Zone or Ornish? It can get pretty confusing out there! Dr. Christopher Gardner, nutrition researcher at Stanford University and author of the A to Z Weight Loss Trial study, breaks down what the research shows on this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio.

Dec 15, 2015

For this edition of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the Doc sits down with The Gluten Lie Author Alan Levinovitz PhD, for a thought-provoking talk about all-things gluten.

Dec 8, 2015

Do you suffer from chronic, relapsing SIBO or IBS? How about chronic pain or infertility? The answer could lie in addressing abdominal and pelvic adhesions using the Clear Passage Approach and Wurn Technique, a non-surgical drug-free treatment, developed by Larry & Belinda Wurn.

Dec 1, 2015

Can you manipulate your microbiota to lose weight? Is there a direct cause and effect between the microbiota and obesity? Let’s take a look at what the research really shows.

Nov 24, 2015

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, aka SIBO, is a common cause of digestive symptoms; gas, bloating, constipation/diarrhea, reflux and abdominal pain. It is also a common cause of IBS. This case reviews how you can become symptom free after treating SIBO. Also, and possibly more important, is that we do not always need to reach a “true negative” on the breath test to be symptom free and feeling great.

Nov 17, 2015

Dr. Ruscio interviews Susan Swithers, Ph.D., Director of Undergraduate Studies Department of Psychological Sciences College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University in this episode of the podcast. Dr. Swithers’ lab studies the effects of experience on the development of controls of ingestive behavior and body weight, recently focusing on artificial sweeteners.

Nov 10, 2015

In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc and Susan discuss how stress can negatively impact your microbiota and what to do about it.

Nov 3, 2015

Dr. Ruscio and Susan delve deep into the topic of sleep in this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio.  Too much sleep might be as detrimental as too little sleep.

Oct 27, 2015

In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc and Susan answer a listener question about the timing and feasibility of gluten introduction in babies and children.

Oct 20, 2015

In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc and Susan answer a listener question about the timing and feasibility of gluten introduction in babies and children.

Oct 13, 2015

In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc takes a deep dive into the topic of diabetes with Dr. Mona Morstein. Dr. Morstein has been a naturopathic doctor for 24 years and is considered an expert on obesity, pre-diabetes/insulin resistance, and all types of diabetes.

Oct 6, 2015

In this episode, Dr. Ruscio introduces a condition called stomach autoimmunity and it’s effect on overall health and, in particular, thyroid autoimmunity. He also discusses a new treatment involving vitamin B12 shots that might  be useful in the treatment of stomach autoimmunity.

Sep 29, 2015

Dr. Ruscio interviews Melissa Hartwig, co-creator of The Whole 30, in this episode of the podcast. Melissa specializes in helping people change their relationship with food and create life-long, healthy habits.

Sep 23, 2015

In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Ruscio interviews Dr. Allison Siebecker on Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Dr. Siebecker is the Medical Director of the SIBO Center for Digestive Health at NCNM Clinic in Portland, OR, where she specializes in the treatment of SIBO.

Sep 15, 2015

In this episode, Dr. Ruscio welcomes back Dr. Mike T. Nelson to discuss how exercise affects the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis), can contribute to adrenal dysregulation and solutions to help regulate the axis.

Sep 9, 2015

The Doc interviews Mike T. Nelson in this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio. They dig deep into the subject of Heart Rate Variability (HRV). Dr. Mike T. Nelson has spent 18 years of his life learning how the human body works, specifically focusing on how to properly condition it to burn fat and become stronger, more flexible, and healthier.

Sep 1, 2015

Dr. Ruscio finishes tackling a listener question in the second part of this two part series on thyroid and weight loss. In this episode, he delves into how carbohydrate levels can affect thyroid function and weight loss.

Aug 25, 2015

Dr. Ruscio tackles a listener question in this first part of a two part series on thyroid and weight loss. He explains why lab values and ranges might not be the best way to evaluate thyroid function and how thyroid hormone can affect weight loss.

Aug 18, 2015

Dr. Ruscio interviews Dan Pardi, CEO of Dan’s Plan, in this episode of the podcast. Dan is an entrepreneur and researcher with the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department at Stanford, and the Departments of Neurology and Endocrinology at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Dan and Dr. Ruscio discuss circadian rhythms and how sleep affects the immune system, the gut and may contribute to autoimmunity.

Aug 11, 2015

In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc interviews Dr. Dan Kalish, DC, pioneer of The Kalish Method, which solves patient challenges through a proven lab based mentorship program addressing the three key areas of Hormones, GI and Detoxification. Many people suffer from depression, anxiety, fatigue, focus problems and other brain related issues because they have an inflamed brain. Inflammatory mediators can be triggered from a variety of sources including the food we eat, environmental toxins, and GI tract problems. They discuss what you can do to reverse low neurotransmitter levels using natural and safe non-drug treatments.

Aug 4, 2015

Dr. Ruscio interviews Moises Manoff, author of Epidemic of Absence, in this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio. Moises has written extensively, mostly on science and environment, for The Christian Science Monitor. They discuss a new way to look at autoimmune disease by combining information from our past with 21st century scientific research.

Jul 28, 2015

In this episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc takes you through his process to find your ideal diet. There are so many diets to choose from and we’re bombarded day in and day out on the Internet and TV on what is good and what is bad. Dr. Ruscio simplifies it so you can find that ideal diet that’s waiting for you.

Jul 21, 2015

This week Dr. Ruscio interviews Stephen Olmstead, MD, Chief Science Officer for ProThera® Inc., who directs the company’s technical services and clinical trials. Dr. Olmstead earned his residency at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital and is board certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. They discuss such topics as the gut/brain connection and mental health and the microbiota.

Jul 15, 2015

In this week’s episode of Dr. Ruscio Radio, the doc interviews Dr. Peter Ungar. 

Peter S. Ungar is an American paleoanthropologist and evolutionary biologist. He is Distinguished Professor and Chairman of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas. Before arriving at Arkansas, he taught at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Duke University Medical Center. Ungar is known primarily for his work on the role of diet in human evolution.

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