Archive for April 2013

Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, MH,, interviews Woodson Merrell, M.D.

Dr. Merrell is an integrative physician based in Manhattan and author (with his wife, Kathleen) of Power Up: Unleash Your Natural Energy, Power Up Your Health and Feel 10 Years Younger. Merrell is chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, Manhattan campus of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Merrell is a founder of

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, AHG, AHN-BC, interviews JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS. JJ Virgin is a top fitness and nutrition expert, and media personality. Her 25 years in the health and fitness industry, with a focus on holistic nutrition and functional medicine, have earned JJ recognition as the go-to weight loss expert who can unlock the door to lifelong weight management through a sensible, no-fail approach to nutrition and fitness. JJ is author of NY Times bestseller The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days. The Virgin Diet has also been a bestseller in The Wall Street JournalUSA Today, the Chicago Tribune, and numerous other media outlets. JJ is also the author of Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy, and co-starred on the TLC reality series, “Freaky Eaters”. Contact:

Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN,, intermvews. Mavis Albin. Mavis is 76-years-old and a native of Livingston,Louisiana. She was born into a family of five boys and learned to play ball at an early age. She began playing basketball in seventh grade and was on the high school team in eighth grade. Before graduating in 1954, Mavis made all district and all parish as a high school athlete. She then married and worked in the family business as well as raising three children for the next 32 years. She retired in 1992. Mavis then read about the Senior Games and decided to get involved in basketball again. She played on the team that won the gold medal in 1993 - thanks to her 3-point shot at the buzzer that made the team the winners by one point! Mavis currently has four United States national gold medals, and 68 state and regional tournament gold medals. On Today's show, Mavis will talk about inspiration at any age, that is an important step towards health and longevity. To view the trailer for Age of Champions, go  To learn more about the Celadrin Tigerettes, To get details on the National Senior Games,

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN,, interviews Ridha Arem, M.D.. Dr. Arem is an endocrinologist and Director of the Texas Thyroid Institute in Houston, Texas. Dr. Arem trained in Paris at CochinHospital and College de France with Professor Raymond Michel, a researcher involved in the discovery of T3, the active form of thyroid hormone. He also studied at SouthBaltimoreGeneralHospital and JohnsHopkinsHospital, and completed his fellowship in endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine, where he is a clinical professor of medicine. He is a fellow of the AmericanCollege of Physicians, fellow of the AmericanCollege of Endocrinology, and a long standing member of the American Thyroid Association. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism. He served as chief of endocrinology and metabolism at BenTaub GeneralHospital in Houston for many years and is the author of the ground-breaking best-seller The Thyroid Solution. Contact:

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, MH,, interviews Michael T. Murray ND. Dr. Murray  is a naturopathic physician regarded as one of the world's top authorities on natural medicine. An educator, lecturer, researcher, and health food industry consultant, he is the author of more than 30 books, including his newest with coauthor Joseph Pizzorno ND, The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Atria, Third Edition, 2012). Contact:

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