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Subscribe now to The Plant Prescription Podcast with medical students, Muzammil Ahmad and Cass Warbeck. This podcast is all about helping you live a longer, happier and healthier life with the use of nutrition and lifestyle medicine. IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled. Facebook: @theplantprescription

Plant Prescription Podcast Muzammil Ahmad, MSc & Cass Warbeck, BSc

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 61 Ratings

Subscribe now to The Plant Prescription Podcast with medical students, Muzammil Ahmad and Cass Warbeck. This podcast is all about helping you live a longer, happier and healthier life with the use of nutrition and lifestyle medicine. IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled. Facebook: @theplantprescription

    Diet and healthy skin, acne, wrinkles, eczema, psoriasis, skin cancer (and more!) with dermatologist Dr. Niyati Sharma

    Diet and healthy skin, acne, wrinkles, eczema, psoriasis, skin cancer (and more!) with dermatologist Dr. Niyati Sharma

    Our guest this episode is Dr. Niyati Sharma, a plant-based dermatologist who recently co-founded the first plant-based dermatology practice in Australia! She is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and consult dermatologist at several hospitals and medical centers. She has completed a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Northwestern University, and a Masters in Public Health at John Hopkins University, is a published author in international dermatology literature and has presented her research at dermatological conferences. This is such a fun and important conversation as so many people these days struggle with skin concerns, we talk about everything from acne and eczema to skin cancer and wrinkles! 
    In this episode we cover: 
    Why she became vegan and how she discovered plant-based nutrition How traveling Australia inspired her to specialize in dermatology What the clinical practice of dermatology looks like How diet impacts skin disease Acne treatments and the importance of avoiding dairy What to do if you are vegan and still have trouble with acne Whether soy phytoestrogens affect the skin Treatment for acne scars The connection between diet and eczema Dietary interventions for psoriasis How diet can help with sun spots and skin cancer Her sunscreen recommendations How to prevent and reduce wrinkles If tanning beds increase risk of cancer Other lifestyle factors that influence skin health If you would like to connect with Dr. Sharma, you can find her on Instagram: @dr_vegan 
    Her clinic website, Inside Out Dermatology, is here: http://insideoutderm.com 
    Episode resources: 
    Film: Earthlings  Film: Cowspiracy JAMA Dermatol. 2020: Association between adult acne and dietary behaviours Arch Dermatol. 2002: Acne vulgaris: a disease of Western civilization IJDRP. 2019: Efficacy of a plant-based anti-inflammatory diet as monotherapy for psoriasis Nutritionfacts.org  Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram. 
    IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled. 
    Facebook: @theplantprescription and @dr.plantbased 

    Muzammil's website: www.drplantbased.ca and eBook link: www.drplantbased.ca/ebook 
    Music credit: Scott Holmes. 
    *Please appreciate that this information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the opinion of a physician or qualified healthcare provider!*

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Torre Washington, a professional plant-based bodybuilder, discusses his journey, protein intake, training routine, foods he eats and more!

    Torre Washington, a professional plant-based bodybuilder, discusses his journey, protein intake, training routine, foods he eats and more!

    Joining us today is professional bodybuilder and National Academy of Sports Medicine certified coach, Torre Washington! What makes Torre’s story particularly fascinating is that he was raised as a vegetarian and only ate meat for a short period of time....

    • 58 min
    Optimal nutrition for children, behavioural change and healthy habit formation with certified pediatrician Dr. Yami

    Optimal nutrition for children, behavioural change and healthy habit formation with certified pediatrician Dr. Yami

    Today we welcome Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster to the podcast. She is a board-certified pediatrician and certified lifestyle medicine physician, a diplomat for the American College of Cardiology, has a certificate in plant-based nutrition and is a...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Menstrual health, period loss and the role of diet with Crystal Kennings

    Menstrual health, period loss and the role of diet with Crystal Kennings

    We are joined by Crystal Kennings, a menstrual wellness educator who is passionate about women's health and plant-based nutrition. She is a certified hormone specialist through ITN and currently training to become a menstruality cycle coach. Crystal’s goal is to break the stigma around menstruation by creating a safe space online where anyone can learn about menstrual health and how to support their cycle with a plant-based diet. 
    In this episode we cover: 
    How she became a menstrual wellness educator Menstrual health as a sign of overall health Why you shouldn’t blame a vegan diet for period loss (and what to evaluate if you lose it) How the menstrual cycle can affect workouts Whether food cravings are normal If it’s beneficial to sync nutrition with the menstrual cycle The effect of animal products on hormones Why fibre is so great for hormonal health What to do if you have painful and/or heavy periods Dangers of the “female athlete triad” Her thoughts on birth control You can connect with Crystal on Instagram: @crystalkennings and her YouTube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/user/crystaalk/featured 
    Episode resources: 
    Book: Skinny Bitch  Video: The best non hormonal birth control options Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram. 
    IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled. 
    Facebook: @theplantprescription and @dr.plantbased.
    Music credit: Scott Holmes. 
    *Please appreciate that this information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the opinion of a physician or qualified healthcare provider!*

    • 59 min
    Does “eating in moderation” work, food addiction, and going from 420lbs to 140lbs with Chuck Carroll

    Does “eating in moderation” work, food addiction, and going from 420lbs to 140lbs with Chuck Carroll

    Chuck Carroll, the Weight Loss Champion, joins us today! Chuck truly has an incredible story to share with you all. He once weighed 420 pounds and ultimately went on to lose 280 pounds! He attributes much of his success to the adoption of a whole food,...

    • 53 min
    Role of diet in rheumatoid arthritis, gout and reducing systemic inflammation with Dr. Micah Yu

    Role of diet in rheumatoid arthritis, gout and reducing systemic inflammation with Dr. Micah Yu

    Joining us today is Dr. Micah Yu, an integrative rheumatologist who incorporates complementary medicine with traditional rheumatology. Dr. Yu is board certified in internal medicine and lifestyle medicine and holds a Masters in healthcare administration...

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

vegan wendolin ,

Excellent info, well presented

I’ve been enjoying these podcasts, learning a lot with every one. I’ve started listening to them during long walks.

luv plants ,

Plant based education

Thank you both so much for your amazing contribution to educating the doctors and people about plant based eating.I love the enthusiasm and respect you both bring to each interview!Your wide range of speakers and useful information keeps me coming back for more!This podcast would be of tremendous value to anyone undertaking a plant based life style change!I also am proud to know Canadian doctors are now contributing to this important aspect of health! Much praise to you both.👏💐

Dee Dee Bateman ,

Great podcast!

Really enjoying this podcast. Excellent interviews with interesting guests! Keep up the great work.

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