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#122 Collagen, Acne and the Gut-Skin Connection with Dr Harriet Holme


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Skin, lifestyle and diet. Perhaps some of the commonest things I get  asked about by patients, The Doctor’s Kitchen community and honestly one of the least understood at this point. In today’s episode we dive into acne, a bit about the gut skin axis, we also talk about Dr Harriet’s background in science from the lab to the plate or pill as well as our thoughts on collagen!

Make sure you listen to the end because I summarise my thoughts on diet, lifestyle and supplements for healthy skin, so you don’t want to miss that.

It’s always a pleasure having Dr Harriet on the pod. Her experience as both a frontline clinician, scientist and registered nutritionist really shows and I love chatting to her.

Dr Harriet Holme is a Registered Nutritionist (AfN), and former experienced paediatrician. After studying at Cambridge University, she worked as a doctor in the NHS for over a decade before focusing on nutrition. She has a PhD in genetics and is a lecturer in nutrition. 

Dr Harriet has authored two books ‘Eating During Pregnancy, that she wrote to provide mums to be with credible information on pregnancy nutrition and Postpartum Nutrition: An Expert’s Guide to Eating After a Baby, to support new mums, and their journey through motherhood and weaning.  Dr Harriet also has a number of virtual courses on nutrition on her website that you can view by clicking this link.

There’s also an article to support today’s podcast on The Doctor’s Kitchen website – that you can view by clicking this link – which lists some of the evidence base used for the recommendations and I hope you find it a useful resource.

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Summary

It’s always a pleasure chatting to Dr Harriet on the show – her wealth of experience and knowledge truly shows and I hope that you find this episode as interesting and informative as I did.

We’re asked a lot to cover the topic of skin on the podcast so I hope this episode helps to cover some of the topics and provide some answers.

Do be sure to check out Dr Harriet’s website and social media pages that are all linked here.


Guest: Dr Harriet Holme

Dr Harriet Holme is a Registered Nutritionist (AfN), and former experienced paediatrician. After studying at Cambridge University, she worked as a doctor in the NHS for over a decade before focusing on nutrition. She has a PhD in genetics and is a lecturer in nutrition. 

Harriet’s focus is science backed nutrition, and she is passionate about sharing credible information to empower people to eat for their long-term health. Her unique skill set of medical, scientific and nutritional qualifications enable Harriet to provide personalised expert nutrition advice. 

Harriet has authored two books ‘Eating During Pregnancy‘ and ‘Postpartum Nutrition: An Expert’s Guide to Eating After a Baby’, written to support mums to be and new mums. Her Eating For Health podcast is regularly in the top 5 UK Nutrition Podcasts and she has founded an educational platform on her website. Find her self-paced video courses on evidence based nutrition designed to help improve your health here and follow her on instagram.


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