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Welcome to The Food Medic podcast hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger, and author, Dr. Hazel Wallace. In this podcast you will hear from leading experts in their field who share evidence based advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information that we find online. For more information you can find Hazel at www.thefoodmedic.co.uk or on social media instagram, twitter, and facebook @TheFoodMedic. The Food Medic for Life books is out now which is available online on amazon and in most good book stores.

The Food Medic Dr. Hazel Wallace

    • Health & Fitness
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Welcome to The Food Medic podcast hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger, and author, Dr. Hazel Wallace. In this podcast you will hear from leading experts in their field who share evidence based advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information that we find online. For more information you can find Hazel at www.thefoodmedic.co.uk or on social media instagram, twitter, and facebook @TheFoodMedic. The Food Medic for Life books is out now which is available online on amazon and in most good book stores.

    S6 E10: Gut health, mental health, and coping through music with Professor Green

    S6 E10: Gut health, mental health, and coping through music with Professor Green

    Trigger warning: this conversation discusses suicide.

    Firmly established as one of the crossover superstars of British music, the Hackney born and raised rapper has released two Top 3 albums and amassed a career tally of over 2.5 million combined sales in the UK alone. He has completed five headline tours and performed on the main stages of countless festivals such as Glastonbury, V Festival and Wireless.

    Over the past couple of years Professor Green has presented five critically acclaimed BBC documentaries and his first documentary series for Channel 4 called “Working Class White Men” in 2018. He’s also published his autobiography 'Lucky' and continues his ongoing work as patron of anti-suicide charity CALM. He is also ambassador for: www.myonlinetherapy.com. He also founded the gut supplement company Agulp.


    This episode covers:
    - His long history of gut issues and how it led him to start Agulp.
    - Mental health and losing his dad to suicide
    - The gut-brain link
    - Protecting his mental health and identifying when to ask for help
    - How he got into music and how it is a form of therapy for him
    - Navigating life as a new dad
    - On being a foodie, his food delivery kits with Gizzi, and what he would have as a death row meal.

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    • 29 min
    S6 E9: Jamie Simmonds 2019 3rd fittest woman on earth

    S6 E9: Jamie Simmonds 2019 3rd fittest woman on earth

    Jamie Simmonds (formerly Jamie Greene) is a four-time CrossFit Games athlete and two-time podium finisher, once in 2016 with team CrossFit Yas and once in 2019 as an individual. She’s been a national champion for six years and finished on the podium on prominent Sanctionals such as Strength in Depth and the Down Under CrossFit Championship.

    Jamie started CrossFit only in 2013 but her background as a gymnast and rugby player certainly helped secure her as one of the top crossfit athletes in the world. Jamie’s journey to becoming the third Fittest Woman hasn’t always been easy with her intense training schedule, injuries, and other stepbacks, yet she is still one of the most determined and committed athletes I know - and she always seems to do with a smile.

    This episode covers:
    - Jamie's journey into crossfit
    - Her experience at the 2019 Crossfit Games - what she loved and what she found the most challenging.
    - Dealing with Injury and not competing in the 2021 Crossfit season.
    - How to stay motivated with training
    - A normal day for Jamie
    - How the pandemic has affected her training and adjustments she has made.
    - Stigma around women and weight lifting and her experience as a female athlete in Crossfit
    - Strategies that are key to her recovery
    - Advice for those wanting to start Crossfit
    - Her current goals and what’s next for her

    • 31 min
    S6 E8: Deep dive into the gut microbiome

    S6 E8: Deep dive into the gut microbiome

    Dr. Ruairi Robertson has a B.Sc in Human Nutrition from University College Dublin and a Ph.D in Microbiology from University College Cork. He has worked in a number of Universities and research institutes around the world including Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital and University of British Columbia. His research examines the many ways the gut microbiome affects human health, from belly to brain. He is currently based in the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, where he is researching the role of gut microbes on the health of mothers and babies.

    This episode covers:
    - Recap of the gut microbiome
    - The hygiene hypothesis, our microbiome and immunity
    - What shapes our microbiome?
    - Personalised nutrition and microbiome testing
    - The influence of exercise on the gut.
    - The microbiome and circadian rhythms
    - The Gut-brain axis
    - The oral microbiome


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    • 43 min
    S6 E7: Tara Swart on neuroscience, spirituality, and the law of attraction

    S6 E7: Tara Swart on neuroscience, spirituality, and the law of attraction

    Tara Swart is a neuroscientist, former medical doctor specialised in psychiatry, author of best seller ’The Source’ and Faculty at MIT Sloan.
    Tara is also executive coach to a small number of clients in hedge funds and investment banks; Trustee at the Lady Garden Foundation for gynaecological cancers; and an ambassador for brands in health, beauty, fashion, and manifestation.

    This episode covers:
    - Science and spirituality
    - The law of attraction
    - How to harness an abundance mindset
    - Manifestation and how to start
    - The power of visualization and action boards
    - Neuroplasticity and shaping the brain
    - Meditation and the brain
    - Reframing failure

    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.

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    www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

    This podcast episode is sponsored by WHOOP. Right now, you can get your first month free when you checkout through join.whoop.com/thefoodmedic

    • 50 min
    S6 E6: Barbell Medicine: resistance training for health + longevity with Dr Jordan Feigenbaum

    S6 E6: Barbell Medicine: resistance training for health + longevity with Dr Jordan Feigenbaum

    Jordan Feigenbaum is a physician, strength coach, and powerlifter. He started Barbell Medicine in 2012 in an effort to bring the best of modern medicine to strength and conditioning and vice versa. Jordan is passionate about a variety of issues related to public health, education, and sport.

    This episode covers:
    - The story behind barbell medicine: bench to bedside
    - Health benefits of resistance training
    - Why recommendations to do resistance training are not more widespread in medical practice
    - How we can integrate resistance training into primary care
    - Advice for people new to weight training
    - Fears around causing or triggering pain when lifting heavy
    - Pain and injury management in weight lifting.
    - Jordan's big rocks when it comes to health and longevity.

    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.

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    www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

    This podcast episode is sponsored by WHOOP. Right now, you can get your first month free when you checkout through join.whoop.com/thefoodmedic

    • 48 min
    S6 E5: Sobriety with Millie Gooch from the Sober Girls Society

    S6 E5: Sobriety with Millie Gooch from the Sober Girls Society

    Millie Gooch is the founder of the Sober Girl Society and is one of the voices leading the sobriety movement in the UK. As a journalist, she has written for a range of publications, and her campaigning work has been featured everywhere from ELLE and Stylist to the BBC and Evening Standard. The Sober Girl Society Handbook is her first book.

    This episode covers:
    - Inspiration behind the sober girl society
    - Why breaking up with alcohol is like breaking up with a toxic ex
    - Hangxiety, palpitations, the fear
    - What is being sober curious?
    - Benefits to going alcohol free that no one really talks about
    - How to deal with the stigma from friends/family/peers
    - Is sobriety part of diet culture?
    - Drink-free dating tips and sober sex
    - How to support people really struggling to stop drinking and where to find support.

    If you or someone you know needs support with cutting down or stopping drinking, please seek support from your GP. Self-help or mutual aid groups (groups such as AA or SMART Recovery groups) are accessible in most areas. Drinkline is the national alcohol helpline: Call 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm).

    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.

    instagram/twitter/facebook: @thefoodmedic
    www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

    This podcast episode is sponsored by WHOOP. Right now, you can get your first month free when you checkout through join.whoop.com/thefoodmedic

    • 35 min

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