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Interview with Lucia (Co-owner of CTR radio): Genomics & Generational issues

Originally aired on 12-14-2017 ·         What is Epigenetic and what are Epigenetic Memories? ·         How is gene expression different than genetic code? ·         In October of this year you spoke at the NYANP Conference on “Epigenetics and Nutrigenomics.” ·         (New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians) – Is this accepted industry wide? Or is there a faction who still think …

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Biofilms – What?

Originally aired on 12-07-2017   I read about Biofilms – what are they and how can they make me sick, or hard to treat when I am sick? What are they? Nice overview: https://study.com/academy/lesson/what-are-biofilms-definition-formation-examples.html Where do they grow and what hazard can they pose to health? What is the spectrum of biofilm and the so called …

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Macronutrition and Health

Originally aired on 11-09-2017   How can the manipulation of my macronutrients make changes in my health and biochemistry? Is fasting really safe? There seems to be confusion around fat sources and vegetables (which are best / worst)… What are the “macronutrients” again? What do they do in my body when I eat them? How …

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Interview: So what is a good diet?

Originally aired on 09-28-2017   In this show Cameron from CTR Radio will interview Dr. Anderson about common questions and misconceptions people have regarding food, food safety, weight management and many other dietary issues. Also the potential benefits of fasting and the differences in the different types of “fasts” including water only fasts, juice fasts, …

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What are the differences between the “Zone / Low Carb”, “Atkins”, “Mediterranean”, Sonoma? And “Ketogenic diets”?

Originally aired on 09-21-2017   Questions from listeners regarding the use of specific diets in weight loss, disease states like cancer and epilepsy or other neurological issues.   For each of these we will discuss the basics of the diet, benefits and drawbacks and when they may be prescribed for health purposes: What is the …

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What are the “basics” that no matter what type of dietary intake I choose I should be attentive to?

Originally aired on 09-14-2017   Questions from listeners regarding basic food choices including toxic levels in foods and water, choices of food types and volumes of food to consume.  Regardless of the macronutrient mix in my diet what is healthy “across the board?”   Remember caloric intake is body size and energy output (exercise and …

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What is a micronutrient and what is a macronutrient and why should I care?

Originally aired on 09-07-2017   Questions from listeners regarding why my doctor talks about “balancing my macronutrients”, what difference would that make anyway?  What are the types of food in a “macro” category?  Are any really better than another or can I just eat anything?  So what is a micronutrient?  Where do they come from? …

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An interview: Personal reflections and discussion between a naturopathic / integrative doctor and a patient regarding the use of integrative and naturopathic care in patients who have cancer.

Originally aired on 08-31-2017   Some questions discussed will include:  Do I have to use chemotherapy or radiation?  My doctor said I cannot do any alternative therapies, is that true?  Do natural therapies cure cancer?  What makes an “alternative” treatment gain acceptance and are there any examples?  Is this a “one size fits all” approach …

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Isn’t this “Complementary, Naturopathic or Integrative Medicine” all “quackery” I hear there is NO SCIENCE!

Originally aired on, 08-10-2017   In the modern age of the internet with access to any information in the world (and some more accurate than others) one can find a basis to believe whatever they want.  If you seek information that all integrative / complementary or naturopathic medicine is not science based and quackery – …

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Specifically HOW can Naturopathic, Integrative and Complementary Medicine help me or a loved one?

Originally aired on 08-17-2017 In this program Dr. Anderson will talk about the kinds of situations where a broader approach in medicine really can make a positive difference. He will delve into the reasons why your health care provider often will not offer any of these broader options (It isn’t because they are dumb, against …

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Cancer: An interview about cancer.

In this program Dr. Anderson will be interviewed by Cameron Steele from the CTR Radio network about the disturbing topic of cancer.  How does it happen?  What is the difference between early detection and late stage cancer?  Can cancer be cured?  What if my doctor said I have “no evidence of disease” – What do …

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Cancer: Integrative and Alternative therapies, what are they and do they work?

Originally aired on 07-13-2017 One area of cancer care that has “blown up” in the past twenty years is the area of “Integrative or Alternative” cancer therapies.  Dr. Anderson has been involved in the clinical use and more importantly research into these therapies over the past three decades.  Does IV Vitamin C work?  What about …

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Cancer: What, How and Why?

Originally aired on 07-06-2017   Everyone knows the word and everyone dreads hearing they or a loved one has it.  What is it, how does it start and what happens when you are diagnosed?  In this program Dr. Anderson will use his three decades experience in working with patients who have cancer to discuss these …

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Acute Infections: How dangerous are they and what can I do about them?

Originally aired on 06-18-2017 In this program Dr. Anderson will discuss the common acute infections people can acquire such as strep throat, skin infections, influenza and colds, pneumonia and many others.  A discussion of how these are transmitted, how we can lower our risk for them and which ones require immediate treatment will be given. …

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Interview: The ‘Other than Conscious Mind’ How does what is often called the “sub-conscious” mind work?

Originally aired on, 05-25-2017   In this program Cameron from CTR network will interview Dr. Anderson about the most powerful portion of the brain, the “other than conscious mind”.  Often referred to as the “subconscious mind” or the “unconscious mind” this powerful neurological system has immense control over every portion of our existence. The other-than-conscious …

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Neurotransmitters; Functions and relationships to Medications and Nutrients

Originally aired on 05-11-2017   Most of us have heard of someone having a “chemical imbalance” and needing medication for some reason.  Just what are those chemicals, where and how do they operate and what really is an “imbalance”?  How do these chemicals in the brain relate to medications and also to the nutrients that …

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STRESS AND YOUR ADRENAL HORMONES

Original air date, 04-20-2017 While we spent a whole four sessions on the real but “mysterious” effects stress can have on our health, it was such a popular topic Dr. A wanted to drill deeper into the exact families and sub-families of stress hormones, they effects on our health and how imbalances can cause us …

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