EPISODE 1 – Live podcast: cancer + diet
This special episode was recorded live at The Future of Food conference. On the panel, titled Cancer and diet, Hazel is joined by Dr. Ailsa Lumsden, who is a specialist doctor in oncology, Camilla Ferraro, who is a dietician with experience in cancer services, and Dani Binnington, a lifestyle blogger and mum of 3 who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Hazel also has a quick catch up on everything that has happened since season 1 of the podcast and shares some exciting news on whats coming up next. Make sure to get involved in our challenge of the week with the #TheFoodMedicChallenge. You can find Ailsa on Instagram @dr_ailsa, Camilla on Instagram @thealimentalstage, and Dani on Instagram @healthywholeme
EPISODE 2 – Bonus episode from The Future of Food conference
Not only are we eating our way through the worlds dwindling resources, we’re potentially eating ourselves into an early grave. The good news is, food may be the core to many of these issues, but it’s also the solution if we act now!
So on this episode of the podcast we hear from not one, but FOUR experts from the fields of medicine, neurobiology, public health, and nutrition to understand just exactly where things are going wrong and how we can fix them! The four wonderful guests include Dr Sandro Demaio, Dr Rupy Aujla, Professor Gareth Leng, and Ryan Andrews.
EPISODE 3 – Sexual health
On this podcast Hazel is joined by Dr Neha Pathak, a sexual and reproductive health doctor in London, and Dr. Alex George, a doctor working in A&E and Love Island 2018 contestant. The three doctors dive deep into sexual health and discuss all of the things you want to ask your doctor from STIs, contraception, relationships, and issues during sex.
EPISODE 4 – Stress
In this episode Hazel is joined by 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.
EPISODE 5 – Ditching diet culture
On 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 Laura on instagram @laurathomasphd
EPISODE 6 – Pre and post natal nutrition and exercise
On this episode, Dr Hazel is joined by Charlie Launder, a pre & post natal personal trainer and founder of Bumps and Burpees’, and Charlotte Stirling-Reed, a Registered Public Health Nutritionist focusing mainly on maternal, infant and toddler nutrition. They discuss what to eat and how to safely exercise before, during, and after pregnancy. This is a great episode – even if you’re not quite ready for babies just yet!
EPISODE 7 – Public health campaigns
In this podcast episode, Dr Hazel sits down with Jenny Rosborough who is a freelance registered nutritionist and Head of Nutrition at the Jamie Oliver Group. Jenny has spent the last few years campaigning for a healthier food environment, previously as Campaign Manager at Action on Sugar and now with Jamie Oliver. Over the last ten years, Jenny has also worked in child nutrition, training health professionals to deliver healthy lifestyle programmes, called MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it…!), with families nationally and internationally. Hazel and Jenny discuss the sugar tax, reformulation of foods, a ban on the of energy drinks to under 18s and a possibility of a meat tax. We would love your feedback on this episode and if you are enjoying the podcast please do subscribe, leave a rating and a review as it really does help. Ps. Don’t forget to keep listening to the end for a teaser to the next episode and also for this weeks challenge.
You can find Jenny on instagram @hellohealthyyou_ and on twitter @hellohealthyyou
EPISODE 8 – Sustainable seafood
On this episode Dr.Hazel sits down with Lucy Erickson, who is the Science Communications Manager for the Marine Stewardship Council, an international NGO on a mission to end overfishing and ensure future generations can enjoy wild seafood. They discuss; overfishing, plastic in the ocean, seafood fraud, and how to support sustainable seafood practices.
You can find the Marine Stewardship Council on instagram @mscecolabel
EPISODE 9 – Food sustainability
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?
You can find Louise on her website at The Sustainable Dietitian.
EPISODE 10 – The Food Medic Story
On this episode Dr.Hazel is interviewed by her friend and presenter Chessie King. They chat about The Food Medic, when it started and why it started, balancing a busy schedule, and some of the most commonly asked medical questions (including how to know if you have a normal poo or not!)
You can find Chessie on Instagram @chessiekingg