Spice Apothecary with Bevin Clare
Bevin Clare is a professor at the Maryland University of Integrative Health and the program director of the MS in Clinical Herbal Medicine program. She holds a MSc in Infectious Disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and has studied herbal medicine around the world, blending her knowledge of traditional uses of plants with modern science and contemporary healthcare strategies. She is the author of Spice Apothecary (Storey Books, 2020).  Bevin enjoys interacting with her students online as she wanders the globe with her two kiddos. Bevin is the current President of the American Herbalists Guild where she works to promote clinical herbalism accessibility and professionalism. You can find her musings at www.bevinclare.com and on Facebook and Instagram @spice.herb.wander
Contact: www.bevinclare.com 


Robert was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He is a leadership professional and author with multiple advanced degrees in the areas of business, counseling, divinity, healthcare, and leadership. Robert has served in various industries, from education, military, law enforcement, business, mental health, and ministry. 
Robert also serves as a board-certified chaplain and growth coach helping everyday people, leaders, and companies maximize their talents and gifts by engaging them through self-care training and retreats, one-on-ones, as well as leadership and coaching sessions. Robert has had great success in helping other by infusing unique skills learned through both professional and life experiences, trainings in various niches of coaching, leadership development, and counseling.
He prides himself on being personable, relatable, and genuinely loving people. Robert enjoys spending time with his wife, kids, family and friends, playing games, camping, cooking, watching college football and playing competitive sports.
Robert Allen is a mental health activist, growth coach, and author with multiple advanced degrees in the areas of business, counseling, education, divinity, healthcare, and leadership. With over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sector, Robert has served in various industries, from education, military, law enforcement, business, mental health, and ministry. He is the founder and CEO of New Dimensions Consulting Services, a company that specializes in helping businesses, entrepreneurs, and everyday people maximize their talents by engaging them through innovative mental health initiatives as well as leadership development, employee engagement, project management, operational consulting and corporate strategy. His book Self Care: Let's Start the Conversation is a refreshing conversation on healthy self-care concepts and practices that not only exposes the myths but also provides sound, concise principles, and guidance for those seeking effective strategies for retreating, reflecting, replenishing, and restoring themselves at every level of their lives. Contact: https://www.rwallenbooks.com/
  • Self-Care 101: What Self-Care Actually Is, How to Use It & Why It's Crucial for Health
  • Various Styles of Self Care & How to Identify which Style Works for You
  • Self Care Guide for Men - (No, it's not about aftershave)
  • Self-Care Strategies for All Ages
  • How to Prevent Burnout in the Post COVID Workplace & Why Employee Self-Care is Crucial
  • Physical & Mental Health Benefits of Self-Care
  • 3 Ways to Improve Mental Health While Working Remotely
  • The Impact of Employee Mental Health on Profits & Productivity
  • How Business Leaders & Managers Can Cultivate an Atmosphere of Positive Mental Health in the Office
On today's show, Dr. Michael Murray discusses his latest book, 
The Longevity Matrix
Michael T. Murray, N.D., is regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on natural medicine. Dr. Murray is a graduate, former faculty member of, and serves on the Board of Regents of Bastyr University, where he received his doctorate in naturopathic medicine in 1985. He is coauthor of A Textbook of Natural Medicine and the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine. He has also written more than 30 other books, including What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know; and The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods. Dr. Murray and Joseph Pizzorno, ND, recently released the third edition of the best-selling The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Atria, 2012).
As a consultant to the natural product industry, Dr. Murray has been instrumental in bringing many effective natural products to North America, including:
* Glucosamine sulfate
* St. John’s wort extract
* Ginkgo biloba extract
* Enteric coated peppermint oil
* Saw palmetto berry extract
* PharmaGABA

Topic: The Importance of Clean Water


David Green, from Lexington Massachusetts, has been an expert in water issues for 35 years. He is an independent distributor of Multipure Drinking Water Systems with a rich background in holistic health and natural foods, having been a licensed acupuncturist and advocate of plant-based eating. On Today’s show,  Dr Z and David will discuss the latest information about water. Contact www.betterwaterchoice.com  

The story of Rene Caisse, a Canadian nurse and friend of First Nations peoples, is the story of Essiac
Larry Poirier and Lucille Perreault - Owners of Essiac Canada International. 
Larry Poirier is a graduate of Integrative Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from Queen's University.  Larry was an early investor and board member of Canopy Growth, Canada’s first publicly traded medical marijuana company and became involved with the wellness industry as an owner of 5 multimodal therapy clinics. He decided to devote his life to family and focus on wellness initiatives that enable all to thrive, overcome obstacles and live fully by providing effective, whole plant solutions that address life’s challenges and help to restore your life and legacy.
Lucille Perreault, PhD is a graduate of Management from Carleton University and an MBA from Queen's University.  She served a national directory of training for St. John Ambulance and  became involved with the wellness industry as an owner of 5 multimodal therapy clinics, and decided to devote her life to family and focus on wellness initiatives that enable all to thrive,  overcome obstacles and live fully by providing effective, whole plant solutions that address life’s challenges and help to restore your life and legacy.
On todays show, we will discuss the history , folklore and science behind the Essiac Herbal Formula.
Contact for public:  https://essiac.ca/
Phone number:  561 223-6003
Email address:  info@essiac.ca
Vatsala Sperling, MS,PhD, PDHom, RSHom (NA), CCH 


Vatsala Sperling, holds a doctorate degree in clinical microbiology. Vatsala is a practicing homeopath and an author of several books including Ayurvedic Reset Diet. Growing up in India, she saw the application of Ayurveda in daily life firsthand and this book, “Ayurvedic Reset diet” is the result of her lifelong passion for using the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda in enhancing the wellness of the body-mind-and -spirit. 

Author of: 



TOPIC.  Living Your Best Life- Eat, Think and Connect !
Robert Kiltz MD  is a board-certified OB/GYN and reproductive endocrinologist, and Founder and Director of CNY Fertility, one of the largest and most dynamic fertility centers in the country. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Today Show, and CNBC for helping shape the future of fertility medicine. Dr. Kiltz has earned recognition outside of the fertility world for pioneering the holistic health movement and the keto lifestyle. He is the author of several books including The Fertile Feast and Daily Inspirations, and his latest, Living Your Best Life: How to Think, Eat, and Connect your Way to a Better Flow .  Dr. Kiltz appears regularly on numerous blogs and has shared his views as a TEDx speaker.
Contact: https://www.doctorkiltz.com/living-your-best-life/

TOPIC: Shake Off Sedentary


Sherry Torkos, B.Sc.Phm., R.Ph., holistic pharmacist, former fitness instructor and author of, “The GI Made Simple: The Proven Way To Lose Weight, Boost Energy & Cut Your Risk of Disease,” says we need to reframe our approach to exercise and eating in order to counter our shelter-at-home physiques. The pandemic has certainly caused a lot of change in our lifestyles, including a big one: Not moving as much and indulging in at-home comfort foods. Working from home, limiting travel and simply not having very many places to go or people to see has made weight management a much harder hurdle to clear even for the relatively healthy person.

Sherry Torkos will share with us four ways to reverse this sedentary trend in our current “slower paced” lifestyle.
CONTACT: Website: www.sherrytorkos.com or www.probiotics.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/holistic.sherry

Guest: GREG MACPHERSON, Pharmacist

Topic: “Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging”- the New Way To Age


Greg Macpherson is a pharmacist,  and author of, “Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging: to live your healthiest life.” His research has focused  on the aging process at the cellular level. This work led him to discover ways to harness the nine identified, scientific hallmarks of aging, which is the premise of his book that addresses the natural aging process, how to age more favorably and simple strategies to slow the aging process and build a functional longevity plan.
Twitter: @gregmacpherson https://twitter.com/gregmacpherson
Website:                               http://www.theninehallmarksofaging.com/


Guest- Dr. Michael Meguid MD
Topic: Roots and Branches, Overcoming Childhood Trauma for a Successful Life
Michael Meguid, MD is a surgeon and medical researcher. He spent his early childhood in Egypt, Germany, and the England. After attending University College Hospital Medical School, London he successfully completed his medical training and won a  scholarship to Boston, did a Surgical Residency at Harvard Medical School, and studied human nutrition at MIT. He is founder and editor emeritus of Nutrition: The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences. In his book, ROOTS & BRANCHESS, Dr. Meguid shares his remarkable journey about overcoming early childhood trauma, to become a renowned surgeon and research scientist.

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