Archive for April 2012

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN,, interviews, Jennifer Landa, MD. Dr Jen completed her internship and residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC, where she was distinguished as the Administrative Chief Resident in obstetrics and gynecology. She is a wife, mother and physician whose friendly, humorous, accessible style has made her a favorite with women seeking solutions for health issues from PMS, baby blues and low libido, to hot flashes, weight gain and menopausal mood swings. After a decade working as a conventional OB/GYN, Dr. Jen realized she wanted more—for her patients and herself. She spent additional years becoming board certified in regenerative medicine, with an emphasis on bio-identical hormones and nutrition. She specializes in helping women and men restore their energy, their sex lives and improve health and lifestyle issues related to weight management, nutrition and exercise. Dr. Jen often prescribes nutritional supplements and bio-identical hormones, as well as teaching her patients how to embrace a new sexual paradigm. Dr. Jen is the Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD . On today’s show Dr. Landa discusses her inspiring book, The Sex Drive Solution, where she outlines the what, the why and the how of losing libido and shares some creative ways to get it back. Contact:

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND,, interviews Don McCown and Marc Micozzi, co-authors of . New WorldMindfulness: From the Founding Fathers, Emerson, and Thoreau to Your Personal Practice. Donald McCown is assistant professor of integrative health at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and the former director of the Mindfulness at Work program at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine.  Marc S. Micozzi, M.D., Ph.D., is adjunct professor of physiology and biophysics at Georgetown University School of Medicine and the founding director of the Policy Institute for Integrative Medicine in Washington, D.C. and The author and editor of Fundamentals of Complementary & Alternative Medicine. We are all busy--and we all long for quiet and connection. Yet despite the growing body of evidence supporting the benefits of mindfulness, the hectic pace of modern life leaves little time to devote to meditation, relaxation, and contemplation. In today’s show,mindfulness teacher and therapist Donald McCown and physician Marc Micozzi provide techniques to successfully integrate mindfulness into real life so we can rise above the stress of work, family, and community that can easily pull us out of the moment and into states of tension, anxiety, or depression. Contact:

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, interviews Andrew Heineman. Andrew graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine with a Master's of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. He apprenticed with Dr. Wen-Chiang Pai who was the chair of the acupuncture department at the ChineseMedicalHospital in Taiwan. He has studied many different energy modalities including qi gong, Taoist internal practices, Buddhist internal practices, jin shen, and reiki tummo. He has been teaching Nutripuncture throughout the US, and assisted with the English translation of the book Nutripuncture: stimulating the meridians of the body without needles.  Contact: and

Host, Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, AHG, interviews today's guest David Green. David is a 1978 graduate from the New England School of Acupuncture and practiced  at the CambridgeCenter for Holistic Health. From 1990-1993 he was a residential home energy conservation advisor with the utility company Mass Save. He also spent two years working as the "Local Forager" for the Bedford MA Whole Foods, working with local farmers, food producers and vendors to help them bring their products to market.

Throughout the past 26 years, David has been involved with Multi-Pure Water Filters and is recognized as a national leader in water filtration. He has been a guest on numerous radio and talk shows and regularly presents  at local and national conferences on the topic of health and water. Contact:

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN,, interviews Mr. Max Popov. Max is a fitness trainer and scholar of modern yoga. He developed weight-resistance yoga in the late 1980s by applying the teachings of B. K. S. Iyengar to the strength-training teachings of famed 1920s Indian bodybuilder K. V. Iyer. Applying the wisdom of hatha yoga to weight-lifting exercises, Max Popov's Weight-Resistance Yoga: Practicing Embodied Spirituality reveals the path to transforming strength-training sessions into a mindful, calm, and meditative yoga practice. Fully illustrated instructions for 26 weight-resistance exercises offer tips for safely, effectively, and efficiently strengthening the neck, shoulders, arms, torso, hips, knees, and ankles using machines, free weights, and the body itself as resistance. Guidelines for becoming fully absorbed in the body's movements against resistance movements made within stillness and stability and coordinated with rhythmic breathing point the way to performing the exercises with tranquility. To support the contemplative state of this practice, Popov includes 20 themed meditations on the embodied experience of performing the exercises.   Contact:

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