In this podcast, naturopathic physician Todd Born addresses key issues associated with the effective integrative treatment of food sensitivities and intolerances.
Approximate listening time, 13 minutes
About the Expert
Todd A. Born, ND, is in private practice with his wife, Lindsay Jones-Born, ND, at Born Naturopathic Associates, Inc., in Alameda, CA, where he is co-owner and the medical director. Born is product manager, director of new product development, and scientific advisor for Allergy Research Group, LLC, and is editor-in-chief of their Focus Newsletter. He is also a thought leader for the UK-based Clinical Education, a free peer-to-peer service that offers clinicians a closed forum to ask clinical questions and receive evidence-based responses by experts in their fields. Born graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle and completed his residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and its 13 teaching clinics, with rotations at Seattle-area hospitals. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Born’s clinical focus is using integrative medicine to treat chronic disease. He has a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases, gastrointestinal issues, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, endocrinology, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, autoimmune disease, ADHD, autsim, HIV/AIDS, and geriatrics. He has extensive knowledge and training in the basic medical sciences, physical medicine (osseous manipulation, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy and physiotherapy), botanical medicine, homeopathy, biotherapeutic drainage, Ayurveda, counseling, and diet and nutrient therapies.
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In this interview, Ashton Harper, MBBS, MRCS, describes the research associated with probiotics to help prevent and treat a variety of conditions in children. He also describes a new study using probiotics to treat infant colic and explains why it's so important to treat colic as soon as it's diagnosed.
Ashton Harper, MBBS, MRCS, has a bachelor of science degree in physiology and pharmacology from University College London (UCL). He graduated with a degree in medicine (MBBS) from UCL in 2010. He worked in the National Health Service for 5 years, during which time he discovered his passion for the management of gastrointestinal diseases. While working in gastrointestinal surgery he achieved membership of the Royal College of Surgeons and was awarded a post-graduate travelling fellowship to visit the Cleveland Clinic to observe world-leading doctors manage inflammatory bowel disease. He has published in the fields of nutrition and gastrointestinal diseases and has presented his work at multiple national and international medical congresses. Harper is a medical advisor for the Protexin Human Healthcare team, where he is responsible for providing medical expertise for the business.
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In this interview Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council, discusses the serious issue of adulteration in the natural products industry. Blumenthal also describes the Botanical Adulterants Program and how it is helping to educate people about this troubling topic.
About the Expert
Mark Blumenthal is the founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council (ABC), the leading independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating accurate, reliable, and responsible information on herbs and medicinal plants.
Blumenthal is the editor/publisher of HerbalGram, an international, peer-reviewed quarterly journal. He is the senior editor of the English translation of The Complete German Commission E Monographs–Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines (1998), Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs (2000), and The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs (2003), and he is coauthor of Rational Phytotherapy, 5th edition (2004). He has appeared on over 400 radio and television shows and has written over 500 articles, reviews and book chapters for many major publications. In 2010 he was awarded the prestigious Tyler Prize in honor of the late Purdue Professor Varro E. Tyler from the American Society of Pharmacognosy.
In 2008 he was awarded the “Natural Legacy” award from Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine and he has also been named to Natural Health magazine’s Hall of Fame Award for “opening America’s eye to the healing powers of herbs.” He has been a leader in the concerns for more rational regulations of herbal and natural product manufacturing, and education on plant-based medicines for over 40 years.