Healthy Bite | Focusing on Immune Function Backed by Science

HEALTHY BITE | Focusing on Immune Function Backed by Science

I want to talk about Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. There is one thing this focuses on: Ensuring that we have all the right nutrients for those processes to continue optimally. And if that is the case, there’s a very good chance that you will enjoy good health.

One of the things that I am hoping will emerge from this pandemic is a new focus on health care. On health, on immune function, on boosting immune function to be optimal because we need it not only to overcome the epidemic of preventable chronic diseases that we face but also to face the complications of this virus and this pandemic and for that matter, any future pandemic.

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Prof Ian Brighthope: Medicinal Cannabis & Nutritional and Integrative Medicine

Prof Ian Brighthope: Medicinal Cannabis & Nutritional and Integrative Medicine

In this episode, I spoke with Professor Ian Brighthope. Ian is the Director of the National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) whose mission is to improve healthcare outcomes for all and to empower individuals to take control of their health and create a balanced life. Ian is also the founder of Entoura, an Australian medical cannabis manufacturer and educational company.

In our conversation, we explore the benefits of studying nutritional and environmental medicine, the role and potential of medicinal cannabis, and the impact integrative medicine is having on Australia in a time where health is a focus for everyone like never before.

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Archive | Dr Gary Fettke: Controlling Insulin Is Key

ARCHIVE | Dr Gary Fettke: Controlling Insulin Is Key

Download Transcript Dr Gary Fettke – Controlling Insulin is Key Introduction According to the World Health Organisation, over 70% of all diseases in our modern world are preventable……I actually think that figure is conservative. I believe it is even higher than that! Whether you’re talking about the Food Pyramid, which was launched in the Western […]

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Belinda Fettke: Veganism, Public Health Messages and the Influence of Sanitarium

Belinda Fettke: Veganism, Public Health Messages and the Influence of Sanitarium

Belinda Fettke is the wife of Gary Fettke, an Orthopaedic Surgeon practising in Launceston, Tasmania, who has come under scrutiny for his research into the influence of Seventh Day Adventism and Cereal companies impact on creating dietary guidelines.

In our conversation, Belinda and I discuss the origin of public health messages, the rise of veganism in the west from a sustainability discourse and take a broader lens to explore the origins of health food branding in the 21st century.

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Healthy Bite | How Connected Are You

HEALTHY BITE | How Connected Are You

Today, in this podcast, I want to talk about Connections. I think we’re being reminded throughout this pandemic that physical connection is really important. I mean, it’s something that in a world where we have become so preoccupied with our online world, where we have maybe hundreds or even thousands of friends or followers and all of those things that online life brings us, the actual connection face to face is so critically important.

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Dr Im Quah-Smith: Can Laser Acupuncture Aid Depression Therapy?

Dr Im Quah-Smith: Can Laser Acupuncture Aid Depression Therapy?

Dr. Quah-Smith is a medical practitioner and independent medical researcher with a focus on optimal wellbeing, preventative medicine and stress management. After many years in general practice, Dr. Quah-Smith developed her interest in mind-body medicine where she observed the effects of environmental stressors on physical symptomatology in patients. In our conversation we explore acupuncture, posturology, auricular medicine and her emerging research on how laser acupuncture might aid depression therapy.

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