Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson shares decades of experience as a hormone and nutrition expert so you can be a healthier, happier you.
The Paleo Diet with Robb Wolf (#214)
Robb Wolf is a former research biochemist and two time New York Times best selling author of The Paleo Solution and Wired To Eat. Robb has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top ranked iTunes podcast, books and seminars. In this show you will learn: What is the Paleo diet? Is rice allowed? Why, according to this philosophy, are legumes and grains foods to be consumed “carefully," and what about the "carnivore" diet?
Blue Light & Your Eyes, Macular Degeneration, Nutrients & More with Neuro-ophthalmologist Rani Banik, MD (#213)
Screen time and prolonged exposure to unhealthy blue light has skyrocketed over the past year as we’ve all been stuck inside during the pandemic. We’ve developed new habits that aren’t likely to change as we get back to our older lives. So, how can we protect our eyes against blue light exposure and the growing risk of macular degeneration? In this show you learn the top 4 answers as Dr. Berkson sits down with neuro-opthamologist, Dr. Rudrani "Rani" Banik.
The Start of Functional Medicine with Jonathan Rothchild, President of Ecological Formulas (#212)
Dr. Berkson sits down with old friend and colleague, Jonathan Rothchild, President of Ecological Formulas, to discuss the beginnings of functional medicine and the nutraceutical industry. They talk about why Rothchild decided to open one of the first nutraceutical companies, and discuss some of the most effective compounds Rothchild has seen over the course of his career. Plus, Berkson and Rothchild talk about the EWG's "Dirty Dozen," hormone disrupting fungicides, fat-soluble Thiamin, and much more.
A Neuroscience MD de-stresses “COVID-crazy brain-syndrome” with Austin Perlmutter, MD (#211)
Dr. Austin Perlmutter is an internist and co-author of the NY Times Bestselling book: "Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships, and Lasting Happiness." Dr. Perlmutter teaches tools to become more mindful in today’s mind-boggling times. You will learn exact steps for rising above the anger and despair. You will learn specific tools to help you find healthier emotional footings. All based on peer-review literature. Put together in a user-friendly manual manner.
Scariants, Variants – What’s Up With Covid? (#210)
The more people who become infected with COVID-19, the more we may all be exposed to new variants. These coronavirus variants can be more infectious, more virulent, and evade human immune surveillance. Dr. Berkson discusses the deal with these "scariant" variants. What are the most prominent variants currently spreading, and which may be considered new strains of the virus? She also covers steps we can all take to slow the spread of the virus and protect ourselves as vaccines become more widely available.
Berkson's Bits and Pieces (#209)
In the wake of the Austin freeze and subsequent power outages, Berkson sits down to talk about the frustrations and fears that the pandemic has uncovered. She shares a bit from Jeff Foster’s “The Exquisite Risk of Being Human," and she also discusses recent studies about: how much alcohol consumption is safe (especially after age 40), how asthmatics get a leg up with COVID, urinary tract Infection do’s and dont’s, plastic toys and carcinogens, and more.