EPISODE 1 – Food for fitness
In this episode Hazel speaks to registered nutritionist, and specialist in sports nutrition, Anita Bean. We chat about everything from pre and post workout nutrition, to sports supplements, and fasted training. For more information on Anita you can visit www.anitabean.co.uk or find her on twitter @anitabean
EPISODE 2 – Exercise is medicine: Mental health + physical activity
This week Hazel chats to Brendon Stubbs, a research physiotherapist specialising in physical activity and mental health. We discuss how exercise can treat and prevent depression, how food affects our mood, and if chocolate really can improve our health. You can find Brendon on twitter @brendonstubbs
EPISODE 3 – Obesity + genetics
Hazel sits down with geneticist Dr.Giles Yeo to discuss his area of research – obesity! We chat about how our genes influence our chances of becoming obese, at home genetic tests, the clean eating movement and the sugar tax. Follow Giles on twitter at @gilesyeo
EPISODE 4 – No nonsense guide to skin health
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
EPISODE 5 – What to eat + when to eat
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
EPISODE 6 – Lifestyle medicine in the NHS
This week Hazel is joined by Dr Zoe Williams and Dr John Sykes. Zoe and John are both GP’s who are passionate about lifestyle medicine. They discuss lifestyle medicine within the NHS, girls in sport, Public Health England guidelines and reversing type 2 diabetes. Zoe can be found under @drzoewilliams on instagram and twitter and John can be found under @healthandfitnessdoctor on instagram and @Johnsykes_6 on twitter.
EPISODE 7 – Clean eating + orthorexia
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. Also you can find her books; “Training Food“, Fast Fuel for “Running” and “Triathlons” books and “Orthorexia; When Healthy Eating Goes Bad“, on amazon.
EPISODE 8 – Gut health + IBS
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 www.drmeganrossi.com
EPISODE 9 – Periods, fertility, + the menopause
This week we have Dr.Anita Mitra on the show, a.k.a @gynaegeek, to talk about reproductive and hormone health from periods and PCOS, to fertility and contraception, and also the menopause. There’s something in there for everyone in this one.
EPISODE 10 – Food can fix it
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 as @sandrodemaio and twitter as @sandrodemaio, and his book ‘The Doctors Diet’ is now available to purchase.