The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Functional Health

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Today on the podcast I am speaking with Ben Atkinson. Ben is unique in his perspective having both a formal qualification in nutrition as well as training and an appreciation for functional and lifestyle medicine. Ben is a nutritionist with the core belief that a holistic and functional approach to health is fundamental to optimal well-being.  He has…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Cooking for The World’s Best Athletes

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As part of my trip to launch my new book ‘ Eat to Beat Illness’* in the US, I caught up with Aussie raised, but New York residing Chef Dan Churchill. Dan studied nutrition at university and made his break in Australia with Best Selling cookbooks and making appearances on American Morning TV, he’s now the official chef for…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Why Chefs are as Important as Doctors

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As part of my trip to launch my new book ‘ Eat to Beat Illness’  in the US, I caught up with Michelin star Chef, David Bouley. Let me tell you about why this man is so special! In 1987, Chef David Bouley opened his own restaurant, Bouley, in TriBeCa. Among many accolades, Bouley earned several four-star…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Root to Stem

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Today I’m speaking with medical herbalist and author of “Root to Stem” Alex Laird. She runs one of the few NHS medical herbalism clinics at Whipps Cross hospital in London alongside a consultant dermatologist and has over 20 years of experience. Trained in biomedicine and plant pharmacology, Alex is also a visiting lecturer, has published numerous research papers, and…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Eat for The World

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Welcome to a brand new episode of The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast – and today I welcome the amazing Dr Sandro Demaio – the CEO of EAT* *a global, non-profit startup dedicated to transforming our global food system through sound science, impatient disruption and novel partnerships The Doctor’s Kitchen is about blending together the science with delicious…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Principle 1 – Eat Colourful

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I chat with friend and medical colleague Dr Anita Mitra about all things to do with colourful eating. You can listen to the Podcast here. We talk about: What is a phytochemical? Why do plants have different colours and smells? The difference between micronutrients and phytochemicals What is plant hormesis? The benefits of consuming plant…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Principle 2 – Eat Whole

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We discuss the concept of eating more whole foods. What does eating whole actually mean? Are there clear health benefits for eating more whole foods? Could this be the answer to our public health crisis of lifestyle disease as well as some actionable tips for how you can eat more ‘whole’; every day. You can…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Principle 4 – Eat Plants

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My guest on this really fun episode is one of the most knowledgeable nutrition experts in the UK. He’s written his own book on digestive health, co-authored chapters in textbooks on cardiovascular health and has worked as clinical lead for education in a number of institutions. We have a chat about plant focused diets, the…

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The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: Principle 5 – Eat in Time

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Sleep is one of the most important activities of daily living so on this episode I invite sleep medicine expert Dr Michael Farquhar to discuss the impact of eating (and what time we eat) on sleep quality. We also delve into a discussion about fasting, the effect of poor sleep on health (particularly shift workers)…

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