SUMMER SERIES | Jocelyn Brewer: Digital Nutrition, Technology Addiction & Screenagers

SUMMER SERIES | Jocelyn Brewer: Digital Nutrition, Technology Addiction & Screenagers

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Summer Series. Well, today we’re going to explore Digital Nutrition, digital superfoods, and how to deal with the digital world we find ourselves in. My guest today is Jocelyn Brewer. Jocelyn is a registered psychologist who is changing the way we think about how we use digital technology. Her philosophy of “digital nutrition” aims to optimise your wellbeing and improve your digital literacy online and advocates tips for better cyber-psychological health.

In this fascinating conversation, we explore the benefits and challenges of digital technology, the effect of screen time on teenagers, the ‘digital disinhibition effect”, digital nutrition, and digital superfoods and uncover some practical advice for developing better digital health.

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SUMMER SERIES | Dr Howard Hindin: GASP, An Airway Centric Approach and a Physiological Approach to Oral Health

SUMMER SERIES | Dr Howard Hindin: GASP, An Airway Centric Approach and a Physiological Approach to Oral Health

Welcome to another episode of the Summer Series. This week, Dr Howard Hindin joins me to talk about “GASP” or airway health as a hidden path to wellness, the yin and yang of heart rate variability, and his 4 pillars of health.

A graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. Howard Hindin is trained in all aspects of general dentistry, with an early emphasis on surgery and endodontia. Since the 1990s, his practice has also focused on cosmetic dentistry, temporomandibular joint disorders, and craniofacial pain.

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SUMMER SERIES | Dr Michael Gonzalez: Improving Your Immune Function

SUMMER SERIES | Dr Michael Gonzalez: Improving Your Immune Function

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Summer Series. Today, we are going to explore immune function with Dr Michael Gonzalez. Michael is a professor at the Nutritional Program School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico. In our talk, we discuss ways to optimize immune function best, the influence of vitamin C on cancer treatment, and explore the long-term complexities involved in undertaking diets ranging from low carb, veganism, and carnivorism.

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SUMMER SERIES | Helena Norberg-Hodge: Globalisation and Local Futures

SUMMER SERIES | Helena Norberg-Hodge: Globalisation and Local Futures

Hello and welcome back to another episode of the Unstress Summer Series. Today, I want to turn our focus on regenerative agriculture. In line with this, I’d like to look back and share my conversation from September last year with Helena Norberg-Hodge.

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. She is the founder and director of Local Futures.

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

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

Hello and welcome back to another episode of the Unstress Summer Series. This time, I want to turn the focus to where our public health messages are coming from. For this, I’d like to share my conversation from earlier this year with Belinda Fettke. Belinda Fettke is theBelinda 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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SUMMER SERIES | Dr Richard Cheng: Protected Population Immunity and Vitamin C

SUMMER SERIES | Dr Richard Cheng: Protected Population Immunity and Vitamin C

Hello and welcome to the Unstress Summer Series. For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing with you some of my favourite episodes from the archives. And for our first episode of our summer series, it feels appropriate to share my conversation from earlier this year with Dr Richard Cheng.

A practising physician, public health educator and public speaker whose work integrates conventional medicine with anti-ageing medicine, orthomolecular medicine and functional medicine. Dr Richard offers unique perspectives on both the Chinese and American response to the pandemic, the benefits of Vitamin C, and the role of antioxidants in reducing oxidative stress and more.

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Dr Ron Ehrlich – Unstress: The Year in Review (2021)

Well, 2021. What a year. Now, one of the things that I have always prided myself on in the years that we’ve just had is that we’ve always promoted the idea of improving immune function, defining and redefining what holistic means, and so much more..

This is the last episode of the year, and we’ve covered some amazing territories, I’ve had many fabulous guests.. let us go back and see what a year it has been.

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Prof Ian Brighthope: Is Immune Function Still Important?

Prof Ian Brighthope: Is Immune Function Still Important?

Today, we are going to be exploring the pandemic and immune function, and we are going to be talking to one of the legends in Australian health care, Professor Ian Brighthope. Now, Ian is the founder of and the past president of ACNEM – Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine.

As you will hear in the episode, Ian has a very definite view about why this has been handled, he reminds us of the importance of immune function and shares with us some very important advice about how to ensure your immune function is functioning optimally.

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HEALTHY BITE | Trust the Science??

Welcome to another Healthy Bite. This week’s episode was with Gill McEwen who has extensive in history experience in both the pharmaceutical and vitamin supplement industry. Starting as a sales rep at 21 years of age for the pharmaceutical industry, then going on to be involved in education within that industry before moving to Group Director Of Education at Blackmores. It was interesting to hear Gill’s experience as a sales rep in her early years with big Pharma. The overwhelming message was ‘ she wouldn’t sell anything she didn’t truly believe in’. I think most medical practitioners would say the same about pharmaceutical products they prescribe for their patients…. trusting the ‘science’… but the question is….can we … trust the science?

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Gill McEwen: Blackmores, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer & More

Gill McEwen: Blackmores, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer & More

This week on the podcast we are going to gain a little bit of an insight, particularly into two industries. One is the pharmaceutical industry and the other is the vitamin industry. They have a lot of similarities and differences.

My guest today is Gill McEwen. Gill has been the Global Director of Education at the Blackmores Institute. Gill has extensive commercial and education experience in building high-performance teams — the pharmaceutical, accounting, and governance arenas. She has a wealth and depth of knowledge and insights into those industries. And we touched on certain things in sales that I thought were very revealing.

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