Alex Swanson is the founder of Nutrition Genome and creator of the software Genetrition™. He is a second generation nutritionist and co-owner of Swanson Health Center, a private family clinical nutrition practice that has been in business for over 40 years. He is also the creator of the popular blog The Health Beat. Alex has worked as a personal trainer, private chef, and ran a global clinical nutrition practice for 12 years, with a focus on mental health, athletic performance, cancer, cardiovascular health, hormone optimization, and digestive health. Alex has a post-bacc in Nutrition Sciences from Basytr University in Washington state, an M.S. in Applied Nutrition and Business Entrepreneurship from Northeastern University, a Certificate in Methylation and Clinical Nutrigenomics, and a Certificate in Genetics and Genomics from Stanford University.
Summer Bock is a leading gut health expert who coined the term “Gut Rebuilding.” She integrates her traditional studies in herbalism with modern research and a background in microbiology. After resolving her own slew of health concerns naturally by focusing on the gut bioterrain, she started teaching others how to do the same. She is certified in Integrative Nutrition through Columbia University and a three-time Good Food Award winner for her sauerkraut recipes. She is the founder of the Better Belly Project and CEO at Guts & Glory, an online business that offers live coaching and natural solutions for digestive problems. She comes on the show today to talk all things gut health!
Dr. Gregory Kelly is a naturopathic physician, lead product formulator at Neurohacker Collective and author of the book Shape Shift. He was the editor of the journal Alternative Medicine Review and has been an instructor at the University of Bridgeport in the College of Naturopathic Medicine, where he taught classes in Advanced Clinical Nutrition, Counseling Skills, and Doctor-Patient Relationships. Dr. Kelly has published numerous articles on various aspects of natural medicine and nutrition, contributed three chapters to the Textbook of Natural Medicine, and has more than 30 journal articles indexed on Pubmed. His areas of special interest and expertise include nootropics, anti-aging and regenerative medicine, weight management, and the chronobiology of performance and health.
Dr. Tim Mazzola is triple board-certified in Family Medicine, Primary Care Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. He’s co-authored a chapter in multiple Regenerative Orthopedic textbooks, Regenerative Treatments in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine and The Sports Medicine Resource Manual. He has also taught over a thousand physicians various aspects of Ultrasound in Sports Medicine and Orthopedics through the Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He comes on the show today to discuss how the body heals from injuries and how Regenerative Medicine can help support and accelerate proper healing and performance. This is also a special show, because Dr. Mazzola recently helped me work towards healing an ankle injury from 2018. To learn more about Dr. Mazzola’s Regenerative Orthopedic Sports Medicine practice you can visit his website here: http://www.rosm.org/.