It’s summertime and that means higher temperatures especially for your furry family members. Pet’s in the summer need protection too, which means fresh water, shade, and even sunscreen. Maura Davies is the Vice President of communications for the SPCA. She joins us to talk about how to keep our pets safe and happy in the high heat. This includes checking the pavement before walking your pets, and looking for signs of heat stroke.
Alison Main writes for Paleo Magazine, and in the most recent issue she writes about lead exposure. Lead is a neurotoxin and is basically all around us. There are so many negative effects of lead exposure, and Alison tells us the best ways to keep it to a minimum. She also talks about the links of lead exposure to certain ailments.
Shawn Wells joins us to talk about the secret to aging and disease: Mitochondria. Apparently, the mitochondria is the next big thing when it comes to keeping your body youthful and healthy. Shawn Wells is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Nutritionist, and has his Masters of Public Health in Nutritional Biochemistry. He is an EXPERT on all of the cellular and molecular functions in your body, that is why he is also dubbed the “World’s Greatest Formulator.” Shawn breaks down all the ways that the function of your mitochondria can impact your health. He also tells us exact ways to improve the function of your mitochondria.