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Welcome to The Food Medic podcast hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger, and author, Dr. Hazel Wallace. In this podcast you will hear from leading experts in their field who share evidence based advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information that we find online. For more information you can find Hazel at www.thefoodmedic.co.uk or on social media instagram, twitter, and facebook @TheFoodMedic. The Food Medic for Life books is out now which is available online on amazon and in most good book stores.

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Welcome to The Food Medic podcast hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger, and author, Dr. Hazel Wallace. In this podcast you will hear from leading experts in their field who share evidence based advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information that we find online. For more information you can find Hazel at www.thefoodmedic.co.uk or on social media instagram, twitter, and facebook @TheFoodMedic. The Food Medic for Life books is out now which is available online on amazon and in most good book stores.

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By kir.sten - Mar 27 2019
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This is one of my favorite podcasts!

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By The Best Team Player - Mar 03 2019
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Love this podcast! Hazel is so engaging and the guests are incredibly informative!

iTunes Ratings

212 Ratings
Average Ratings
203
5
2
1
1

Love!

By kir.sten - Mar 27 2019
Read more
This is one of my favorite podcasts!

Perfection

By The Best Team Player - Mar 03 2019
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Love this podcast! Hazel is so engaging and the guests are incredibly informative!
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The Food Medic

Latest release on Jul 03, 2020

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Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: S1 E5 - What to eat + When to eat

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This week Hazel is chatting to Alan Flanagan, a lawyer and nutritionist based in Dublin, Ireland. They discuss topics such as low carbohydrate diets, dairy, diet and the circadian rhythm, and intermittent fasting. Alan can be found on instagram under @thenutritional_advocate.

Jul 09 2018

45mins

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Rank #2: S3 E2 - Nutrition Q&A with Dietitian Maeve Hanan

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This week Dr Hazel Wallace is joined by Maeve Hanan who is a Consultant Dietitian and Health Writer. She also runs the blog DieteticallySpeaking.com, as she is passionate about promoting evidence-based nutrition and fighting nutritional nonsense. Maeve is also The Food Medics resident dietitian and writes monthly articles on the website, so make sure to check them out.

This week Maeve and Dr Hazel tackle 10 of the nutrition questions you have sent in. Tune in for topics on:
- Intermittent Fasting
- Celery juice
- Dairy and The China Study
- Metabolism boosting foods... And many more

Jul 16 2019

43mins

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Rank #3: S3 E3 - Food and Mood with Kimberley Wilson

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This week Dr Hazel Wallace is joined on the podcast by Kimberley Wilson, who is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in Whole Body Mental Health. She intends to transform the way we treat mental illness by integrating psychological therapy with evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle advice. She is also a former finalist on The Great British Bake Off - which is a very cool addition to her impressive CV.

On this episode Hazel chats to Kimberley about the role of nutrition in mental health, if “mood boosting” foods really exist, stress and gut disorders, and - Kim Kardashians famous appetite suppressant lollipops.

Jul 23 2019

35mins

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Rank #4: S1 E4 - No-Nonsense guide to skin health

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Consultant dermatologist and author of ‘The Skincare bible’, Dr. Anjali Mahto, sits down with Hazel to discuss all things skin health including; the impact of our diet on skin, the best anti-ageing treatments, and natural vs. synthetic skincare. You can find Anjali on twitter @dranjalimahto or on instagram @anjalimahto.

Jul 02 2018

38mins

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Rank #5: S3 E8 - Strength Training for Beginners

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The topic of this weeks show is strength training, and while it is not about food or nutrition (directly anyway) it is something that is so incredibly important for our health. This week Dr.Hazel is joined on the by two incredible strength coaches and personal trainers; Adam Willis and Laura Hoggins.

Adam Willis is a Strength Coach, Mentor, Consultant & the Co-Owner of Lean Body Performance, an online coaching business. He is also the host of The Empowered Body Podcast.

Laura Hoggins is a Fitness Coach and Personal Trainer. She teaches a mix of modified strongman, strength and conditioning circuits across the city at London’s top fitness venues - including her own concept class at ministry of sound fitness ‘lifted’. Laura has also just released her debut book Lift Yourself: A Training Guide to Getting Fit and Feeling Strong for Life.

Aug 27 2019

36mins

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Rank #6: S2 E5 - Ditching Diet culture with Laura Thomas

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In this episode we hear from Laura Thomas who is a registered nutritionist, specialising in intuitive eating. Hazel and Laura chat all about how to ditch diets for good, what intuitive eating actually means, weight stigma and the concept of body neutrality. Laura also hosts a podcast “Don’t Salt My Game” calling out diet trends and myths, and has just released her debut book - JUST EAT IT. You can find more from Laura @laurathomasphd on Instagram.

Jan 16 2019

37mins

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Rank #7: S2 E4 - Stress with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

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In this episode, Hazel is joined by a fellow doctor, and lifestyle medic, Dr Rangan Chatterjee. Last year Rangan brought out a best-selling book titled the four pillar plan, which offers a 360-degree approach to health, and has just released his second book the Stress Solution. Throughout the episode, they discuss what stress actually is and how it affects the body, the concept of micro and macro doses of stress, how to manage daily stresses and how to harness a morning routine as an effective stress management tool.
Find more about Rangan at www.drchatterjee.com or on Instagram (@drchatterjee) and Twitter (@drchatterjeeuk).

Jan 02 2019

39mins

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Rank #8: S3 E10 - Mental Health with Fearne Cotton.

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Welcome back to #TheFoodMedicPodcast. On the final episode of season 3, Dr. Hazel visits Fearne Cotton in her home to chat all about her experience with mental health - the highs, the lows and everything in between.

Resources mentioned in the podcast:
1.Mind - https://www.mind.org.uk/
2.Happy Place - http://www.officialfearnecotton.com/happy-place

*Warning: contains explicit language*

Sep 10 2019

42mins

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Rank #9: S1 E10 - Food Can Fix it

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In the finale of season 1 of The Food Medic Podcast Hazel sits down with Dr Sandro Demaio, who is one of the leaders in the global health space, particularly when it comes to food. This episode is our longest and most robust covering topics from; non-communicable diseases, malnutrition paradox, nutrition at medical school, planetary health and sustainable diets, and childhood nutrition. You can find Sandro on Instagram and twitter as @sandrodemaio, and his book 'The Doctors Diet' is now available to purchase.

Aug 13 2018

47mins

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Rank #10: S1 E8 - Gut Health + IBS

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This week Dr Megan Rossi is on the show to discuss fibre, probiotics, irritable bowel syndrome, and also food intolerance testing. Dr.Megan can be on twitter and instagram @theguthealthdoctor and her website is https://www.drmeganrossi.com/ The link mentioned in the episode: http://usprobioticguide.com/ The Smile trial: https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-017-0791-y

Jul 30 2018

31mins

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Rank #11: S3 E7- Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

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The topic of this weeks episode is hypothalamic amenorrhoea (HA) - quite a common cause of loss of periods. Dr Hazel is joined by Renee Mc Gregor, a leading performance and eating disorder specialist dietitian and Dr Nicky Keay who is a medical doctor specialising in sport and dance endocrinology.

In this episode they discuss:
What is HA?
What causes HA?
Health consequences of not having a regular period.
What to do if you’ve been diagnosed with HA
How to recover and what to expect.

Link to Renee’s website: https://reneemcgregor.com/
Link to train brave: https://trainbrave.org/
Health4perfromance BAsem website: http://health4performance.co.uk/updates/

Aug 20 2019

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Rank #12: S3 E4 - Body Image with Nadia Craddock

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This week Dr. Hazel chats to Nadia Craddock who is a body image researcher and PhD candidate at the Centre for Appearance Research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol.
Nadia's research is centred around whether big business can foster positive body image through the lens of corporate social responsibility. Her wider interests span eating disorder prevention, colourism, weight stigma, and developing evidence-based body image and self-esteem curriculum.

Nadia also produces and co-hosts the Centre for Appearance Research’s podcast, Appearance Matters: The Podcast with fellow PhD candidate Jade Parnell.

Topics covered on this episode include: what body image is and who it affects, protecting your body image and mental health online, the recent stir-up of the plus sized NIKE mannequin, and body positivity.

This weeks question is “Is green tea good for burning fat?”. So if you’re interested to find out the answer stay tuned to the very end of the episode.

Jul 30 2019

32mins

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Rank #13: S1 E7 - Clean Eating and Orthorexia

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Hazel sits down with performance and eating disorder specialist dietitian Renee Mc Gregor. Renee has authored the book Orthorexia; When Healthy Eating Goes Bad. They discuss what orthorexia is, how it may be triggered, and how the clean eating movement on social media is largely responsible. Renee can be found on instagram @r_mcgregor, on twitter @mcgregor_renee and her website www.reneemcgregor.com. You can find her books; Training Food, Fast Fuel books and Orthorexia; When Healthy Eating Goes Bad, on Amazon.

Jul 23 2018

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Rank #14: S3 E1 - Sleep and Meditation with Michael Acton

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Welcome back to a new season of The Food Medic Podcast! We are kicking off the season with a very special guest - co-founder of the sleep and meditation app CALM, Michael Acton.
Prior to Calm, Michael was the founder of Mind Candy and creator of Moshi Monsters, the online world for children that grew to 80 Million registered users and expanded offline into books, toys, games, magazines, music and movies. Michael is also the founder of Firebox.com, Ping Pong Fight Club and Berwickstock music festival. In 2014 he was awarded an OBE for services to the Creative Industries.

Hazel and Michael chat about how to mediate, the use of technology in meditation and mindfulness, the impact of disrupted sleep on our health and tips on how to improve your bedtime routine.

As this is a new season, Dr Hazel will be ending the episode with a listener question. You can tweet, facebook or instagram message us with your questions with the hashtag #thefoodmedicpodcast.

Jul 09 2019

32mins

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Rank #15: S2 E9 - Sustainable Food

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On this episode we are exploring the concept of food sustainability, and what a sustainable diet might look like. Dr Hazel sits down with Louise Symington, a Registered Dietitian specialising in sustainable food. They discuss topics such as veganism, the planetary health diet, the social and economical barriers to eating sustainably, and whether plant milk alternatives are actually suitable nutritional alternatives to milk. Find more from Louise here: http://sustainabledietitian.co.uk

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Don’t forget to check out @TheFoodMedic on social media and on the website www. thefoodmedic.co.uk.

Mar 13 2019

26mins

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