The Health Chat is a conversational style podcast bringing you the stories behind dynamic, innovative, trending brands in the natural health space. Join our hosts Andrew Whitfield-Cook, Rick Hay and Vicky Tsoleridis for an informative conversation with guests that are passionate about natural health and create products making a difference to the lives of many.The Health Chat, bringing you the story behind your favourite brands.
The Future of Microbiota Research with Evan Hayes
Join Andrew Whitfield Cook as he talks with guest Evan Hayes from Factors Group Australia. Andrew and Evan discuss the future of microbiota research, including new frontiers in the area of prebiotics and probiotics.
Evan Hayes has over 20 years of commercial and leadership experience within the healthcare and biotechnology sectors. He is particularly specialised in the management, set-up and scaling of start-up organisations where there is a fast-moving environment balancing a need for strategy, scale, business development, overseas expansion, risk and compliance.
Evan has been the Asia Pacific Managing Director of Factors Group, Canada’s largest natural health company, since April 2018. Prior to that, he was the director of sourcing and product development at Blackmores where he led the procurement, technical, new product development, and strategic sourcing divisions. Evan has worked across Europe, US and Australia, and has exceptionally strong knowledge of both FDA and TGA regulations.
Evan graduated with a Master of Science (Biotechnology) and Bachelor of Science (Honours).
References of interest related to this podcast:
Qixiao Zhai et al. Increased Cadmium Excretion Due to Oral Administration of Lactobacillus plantarum Strains by Regulating Enterohepatic Circulation in Mice J. Agric. Food Chem. 2019, 67, 3956−3965.L Rhamnosus sequester lead and cadmium heavy metals for excretion – Dailsey - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/19490976.2018.1526581?needAccess=trueJordan E. Bisanz, Megan K. Enos, Joseph R. Mwanga, John Changalucha, Jeremy P. Burton, Gregory B. Gloor, Gregor Reid. Randomized Open-Label Pilot Study of the Influence of Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome on Toxic MetalLevels in Tanzanian Pregnant Women and School Children. mBio Oct 2014, 5 (5) e01580-14 https://mbio.asm.org/content/mbio/5/5/e01580-14.full.pdfL fermentum ME3 up-regulates PON 1 (which hydrolyses organohosphates) - Kullisaar T et al. An antioxidant probiotic reduces postprandial lipemia and oxidative stress. Central European Journal of Biology 6(1):32-40 · February 2010.L fermentum contain complete glutathione system and protects against oxidative stress – Kullisaar L rhamnosus passively binds organophosphate pesticides – M. Trinder et al.
Healthy Ageing with Rick and Vicky
In this episode, join Rick and Vicky as they share some of their top ingredients for healthy ageing. Listen as they discuss some of their favourite antioxidants, phytomedicines and nutritionals and the impact it can have on our health and ageing at a cellular level.
With so many products to choose from, this is the first in a series of Healthy Ageing episodes.
Green Nutritionals Microrganics Vitamin C Powder
Amazonia RAW Beauty
Clean and Green Wholefoods - Beauty Berries
Solagran Taiga Siberian Red
Martin & Pleasance Vital All-In-One
Hydra Longevity - Healthy Ageing Essentials
Stay tuned for more coming soon.
If you are an Oborne Health customer, and are interested in the products discussed in this podcast, please visit www.obornehealth.com.au.
New Zealand Native Phytomedicines with Phil Rasmussen
New Zealand Native Phytomedicines: Traditional use meets scientific modern application.
Join Andrew Whitfield Cook as he delves into the mind of renown Herbalist and Pharmacist, Phil Rasmussen. In our latest Health Chat Podcast, Phil takes us on a journey on how native NZ plants were traditionally used, and how in modern times, their phytochemistry upholds those past traditions. Phil explains traditional native herbal uses beyond the bottle and how modern medicine has adapted to using the active constituents of these magical plants.
Phil has practiced as a phytotherapist in Auckland for 27 years. He is also the founder and R&D Manager of Phytomed, a manufacturer producing herbal extracts for practitioners in New Zealand and Australia, and the Kiwiherb range of herbal products. Phil has written and presented extensively on a wide range herbal subjects for practitioner, consumer and industry audiences, is a founding director of the New Zealand industry body Natural Health Products New Zealand, an Honorary Lecturer in Pharmacy at the University of Auckland, and is currently the President of the New Zealand Association of Medical Herbalists.
Phil has always held a keen interest in plants, and the many ways in which to make them into efficacious medicines. He is a keen advocate for the incorporation of native and more local plants into the materia medica of practitioners in Australia and New Zealand, and for the statutory regulation of medical herbalists and naturopaths. Before pursuing herbal medicine he undertook research on antidepressant drugs and serotonin and worked for more than 10 years as a pharmacist.
- Phil Rasmussen M.Pharm., M.P.S., Dip. Herb. Med.; M.N.I.M.H.(UK), M.N.H.A.A; F.N.Z.A.M.H.
Rejuvin8tion Super Food Blend with Rick Hay
In this episode, Rick Hay takes us through the benefits and uniqueness of his latest and greatest weight loss product, Rejuvin8tion - a delicious, nutritious wellness weight loss, plant based protein blend with added superfoods designed to help people lose and manage weight in a healthy sustainable fashion.
Vicky explores with Rick the benefits of the ingredients used in Rejuvin8tion including MCT, guar gum and plant based proteins to help with general health.
To view the Rejuvin8tion brochure with before and after images, click HERE.
To learn more about Rejuvin8tion be sure to visit www.rejuvin8tion.com or if you are a retailer and would like to offer this to your clients, visit www.obornehealth.com.au
Ricky Hay's website : https://www.rickhay.co.uk/
Immune Regulation - Terrain is way more than the gut with Julianne Grant
In our first podcast, Andrew Whitfield-Cook talks with Julianne Grant about immune dysregulation. Julianne is an experienced, degree-qualified Naturopath who has practiced in complementary medicine for 20 years. Julianne’s extensive career has included working with patients within a private clinical setting, within hospitals, sporting groups, with individual athletes, and within corporate settings.
As a Naturopath, Julianne has a keen interest in herbal medicine and as such works as a technical writer, researcher, educator and presenter for a prominent Australian herbal medicine company. Her hours of research, which covers the use of herbal medicine for a myriad of health complaints, contributes greatly to her clinical knowledge base. Julianne is passionate about education, both of her patients and of the Naturopathic profession, and invests a great deal of time researching and implementing advances in natural medicine. Over the years, Julianne’s clinical expertise has become focused on working alongside patients with chronic disease states and immune dysregulation, including: chronic stealth infections (e.g. Lyme, mycoplasma, chronic viral infections, parasites, etc.); autoimmune disorders; chemoprevention and cancer treatment adjunct; allergies and conditions of histamine intolerance; chronic fatigue; and chronic gastrointestinal disorders.
In this episode, Julianne shares with us, her favourite phytomedicines that she uses to help with immune modulation as well as her favourite go-to's in her clinic dispensary.
To contact Julianne as a practitioner, please visit :https://www.inhh.com.au
For more information about Julianne's favourite herbs, be sure to visit www.optimalrx.com.au or www.obornehealth.com.au, 1300 88 17 88.