HEALTHY BITE | A “Brave New World” of Medical Knowledge

HEALTHY BITE | A “Brave New World” of Medical Knowledge

Welcome to another Healthy Bite. This week on the podcast, we released a very informative episode with Dr Jim Parker, an obstetrician-gynaecology, and we talked about women’s health. Dr Jim covered some important health issues that women experience, like PCOS and endometriosis. What is empowering and relevant to this week’s discussion with Jim was the powerful impact of a nutrient-dense diet.

Join me as we talk about the idea of an integrative approach to specialities within medicine, is now becoming built-in to practice. I have also included a couple of practitioners that asre specialists who are doing just that.

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Dr Jim Parker: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Jim Parker: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Today, we’re going to explore women’s health. And women’s health, whether you’re a woman or not, is important because we all know women and they’re an important part of our lives. They’re known as the backbones of growth and a progressing nation.

My guest today is Dr Jim Parker. Jim has been an obstetrician, gynaecologist, and endoscopic surgeon. He has a wide range of researches with a particular interest in evidence-based medicine and the application of those findings to clinical practise. I always have been blown away by his encyclopaedic knowledge, which I am very keen to share with you today.

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HEALTHY BITE | Evidence-Based Medicine or Evidence-Based Marketing

HEALTHY BITE | Evidence-Based Medicine or Evidence-Based Marketing

Welcome to another Healthy Bite. This week on the podcast, we had a tremendous interview with Dr Martin Whitely, who’s written a book called Overprescribing Madness. In this episode, we will talk about the significant difference between evidence-based medicine and evidence-based marketing.

I am also going to share with you eye-opening books that I encourage you to have a look at particularly if you’re a health practitioner.

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Dr Martin Whitely: Overprescribing Madness

Dr Martin Whitely: Overprescribing Madness

Dr Martin Whitely is a mental health researcher and former Western Australian Member of Parliament. Martin led studies proving that the youngest children in schools are considerably more likely than their older classmates to be ‘medicated’ for ADHD, as well as research exposing a troubling correlation between antidepressant usage and suicide among young Australians. He is also the author of an eye-opening book called Overprescribing Madness.

In this podcast, we are going to explore mental health, the role of the chemical food and pharmaceutical industry in all levels of health care, the difference between evidence-based medicine and evidence-based marketing, and so much more. Martin has a unique perspective on this very important issue.

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HEALTHY BITE | How Curious Should We Be... As Health Practitioners

HEALTHY BITE | How Curious Should We Be… As Health Practitioners

This week on the podcast, we released an amazing episode with Professor Julia Rucklidge. Today, in this Healthy Bite, I want to talk about how important for health practitioners to have both scepticism and curiosity.

Join me in this discussion as I extract some of the highlights of my conversation with Julia. I have also shared the names of upcoming guests including a doctor who specialises in chronic fatigue, and a world leader in education. Tune in to find out more!

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Prof Julia Rucklidge: The Better Brain

Prof Julia Rucklidge: The Better Brain

In this episode, I spoke with Professor Julia Rucklidge. Julia is a Professor of Clinical Psychology in the School of Psychology, Speech, and Hearing at the University of Canterbury. Originally from Toronto, she did her training in neurobiology at McGill University and her Master’s and Ph.D. at the University of Calgary.

She is regularly featured across social media, newspaper, radio, and TV and has given over 100 invited talks across the world on her work on nutrition and mental health. Her 2014 TEDx talk has been viewed over 1.5 million times.

In this conversation, we discussed her interests in nutrition and mental illness, her own researches, and the wonderful book she co-authored, The Better Brain: How Nutrition Will Help You Overcome Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, and Stress. We touched on PTSD as well, which we also discussed. It’s such an important topic, so inspiring, so empowering, and even more relevant today than ever before.

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HEALTHY BITE: Why a Localisation Movement is so Important

HEALTHY BITE: Why a Localisation Movement is so Important

Welcome to another Healthy Bite. This week on the podcast, we released an eye-opening episode with environmentalist Helena Norberg-Hodge. Helena outlines even more than you may have even thought about, as you wonder where our food is produced, whether our manufacturing is in our own country, whether you’re buying your food from a local farmer, whether you are supporting regenerative agriculture and the regeneration of soil, and so much more.

Join me as we discuss more about globalisation and the localisation movement.

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Helena Norberg-Hodge: Globalisation and Local Futures

Helena Norberg-Hodge: Globalisation and Local Futures

Have you heard the expression “Think globally, act locally”? Today, we are going to explore both terms: Globalisation and Localisation.

My guest today is author and filmmaker, Helena Norberg-Hodge, a pioneer of the local economy movement. Through writing and public lectures on three continents, she’s promoting an economic mix of personal and social, and ecological well-being for more than 40 years. She is the founder and director of Local Futures and the International Alliance for Localisation (IAL).

In this podcast, Helena and I sat down for a chat concerning localisation, globalisation, the film The Economics of Happiness, neoliberalism, and industrial agriculture.

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Prof Frédéric Leroy: The Politics of Nutrition & The Great Reset

Prof Frédéric Leroy: The Politics of Nutrition & The Great Reset

My guest today is Professor Frédéric Leroy. Working in bio-engineering Sciences and Applied Biological Science, Frédéric’s research in the field of food science and (bio)technology is astounding.
Frédéric’s work primarily deals with many ecological aspects and functional roles of bacterial communities in (fermented) foods, with a focus on the role of animal products in the diet.
In our conversation, we discussed the politics behind nutrition, the EAT-Lancet Diet, the great reset, World Economic Forum, regenerative agriculture, and so much more.

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