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#22: Eat For The World with Dr Sandro Demaio

15 Jul 2019

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 recipes inspired by cuisines from across the world and today’s discussion with Dr Sandro takes a slightly different path.

We’re going to be primarily talking about the answer to the question posed by the EAT foundation – Can we feed 10 billion healthy people on a healthy planet?

Here on the Doctor’s kitchen podcast we discuss the intersection between nutrition and lifestyle across the breadth of medical specialities, and it’s just as important to consider our environment. The sustainability of our food choices ultimately impacts the health of our planet hence why we are talking about diet and eating for the world.

Have a listen to the episode - I think you’ll enjoy this one!

 

And you can find all of this information and more at www.thedoctorskitchen.com and don’t forget to subscribe to the newsletter for weekly science based recipes and listen to the end of the pod for a summary of our discussion.

 

GUEST: Dr Alessandro Demaio

Having spent time at Harvard Medical School, the University of Copenhagen and Monash University - completing a PhD, Masters of Public Health and Medical Degree - Sandro understands first hand the issues around nutrition and obesity and the power of the plate. He has worked in Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, USA, Denmark, Switzerland and Norway. He authored over 30 scientific publications and 100 articles. Sandro is currently the CEO of the EAT Foundation in Oslo, Norway and has recently finished up as a Medical Officer for the United Nations World Health Organisation in Geneva. His passion saw him co-found NCDFREE, co-host ‘Ask The Doctor’ on both ABC and Netflix and author “The Doctor’s Diet”; a cookbook based on evidence and inspired by a love for good food. In 2018, he founded the Sandro Demaio Foundation – focused on improving the health and nutrition of Australian kids. You can view some additional reading  here and also view a recent healthy habits blog written by Dr Demaio. Dr Sandros book - The Doctors Diet  - is a fantastic read and great news, its also now available in the UK (from Waterstones and Amazon) with all proceeds going to supporting public health projects. In addition - EAT Foundation have just released a new podcast series called Lets Rethink Food with Dr Hazel Wallace - you can have a listen to the episodes here, I think youll enjoy them! Dont forget to check out Dr Sandros Instagram page on the page links here too - for great content and updates on the EAT Foundation.

with Dr Alessandro Demaio
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