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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.

    S4 E 7 - PART 2: SUPERIOR: The Return of Race Science

    S4 E 7 - PART 2: SUPERIOR: The Return of Race Science

    In this two part episode, Dr Hazel is joined by Angela Saini, an award-winning science journalist who holds Masters degrees in Engineering from The University of Oxford, and in Science and Security from King’s College London. Angela is also author of the books Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and Superior: The Return of Race Science.In part 2 they discuss her second book Superior: the return of race science. They discuss the history of race science and Eugenics, why race science is re-emerging, racial disparities in healthcare - including COVID-19, and ancestry tests.

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    Me and White Supremacy - Layla F. Saad
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    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
    I Am Not Your Baby Mother - Candice Braithwaite
    Brit(ish) - Afua Hirsch
    Don’t touch my hair - Emma Dabiri
    Why I am no longer talking to white people about race - Reni Eddo-Lodge
    How to be an Anti-racist - Ibram X.Kendi

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    • 35 min
    S4 EP 7 PART 1: INFERIOR: How Science Got Women Wrong

    S4 EP 7 PART 1: INFERIOR: How Science Got Women Wrong

    In this two part episode, Dr Hazel is joined by Angela Saini, an award-winning science journalist who holds Masters degrees in Engineering from The University of Oxford, and in Science and Security from King’s College London. Angela is also author of the books Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and Superior: The Return of Race Science.

    In part 1 they discuss the effect of sexism on scientific research, how scientists often reinforce sex and gender stereotypes - instead of challenging them, and how sexism influences social beliefs.

    • 32 min
    S4 E6 - Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

    S4 E6 - Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

    On this episode, Dr Hazel is joined by Olympic champion and three-times world champion heptathlete Dame Jessica Ennis Hill. Hazel chats to Jessica about her incredible career as an Olympic athlete, injuries and setbacks, announcing her retirement, how her day-to-day has changed - including her training, her new app, and being a mum to two young kids.

    • 29 min
    S4 E5 - The Female Brain

    S4 E5 - The Female Brain

    On this episode, Hazel chats to Dr Sarah Mc Kay, a neuroscientist and science communicator. Sarah has written a book titled demystifying the female brain (also called the women's brain book on the other side of the world) - The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness.

    They discuss:
    *The main differences (if any) between male and female brains
    *Common gender stereotypes when it comes to the brain
    *How puberty and pregnancy alters the brain
    *PMS and mood
    *Why mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety are more common in women.

    • 44 min
    S4 E4 - Women Are Not Small Men

    S4 E4 - Women Are Not Small Men

    On this episode, Dr Hazel sits down with Dr Stacy Sims - an Environmental Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist specializing in sex differences. She is also author of the book ROAR: a comprehensive, physiology-based nutrition and training guide specifically designed for active women.

    In this episode they cover:
    *Training around your period
    *How women compare to men in exercise performance - and in recovery
    *Fuelling training throughout the lifespan
    *Supplements
    *Gut health

    • 43 min
    S4 E3 - Periods 101 and the Menopause

    S4 E3 - Periods 101 and the Menopause

    On this episode, Dr Hazel is joined by GP, Dr Philippa Kaye. On this highly requested episode, they cover everything to do with periods - what is normal, what is abnormal, what is irregular, how heavy is too heavy - and also the perimenopause and menopause.

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    • 32 min

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