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Doctors+ is a podcast interview series with medical doctors who are also trained in complementary or alternative therapies such as Integrative Medicine, Naturopathy, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Each episode includes a thought-provoking discussion about food as medicine, sometimes challenging the western medicine status quo but always drawing upon evidence-based knowledge to inform the health consumer. For interviews + recipes:
"Doctors+ Premium" are subscriber access only episodes hosted by culinary medicine physician Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS. Become a subscriber and you get to be "in the doctor's office" as Dr. Falquier interviews medical doctors who are tops in their field and also knowledgeable about evidence-based nutrition and the concept of food as medicine. As a bonus, you'll receive a topical recipe with ingredients and cooking instructions explained by Dr. Falquier during the episode so you can implement into practice what you've heard in the episode. To easily find the recipes, standalone audio recipes are also part of this subscription. Support the podcast and try a 7-day trial on the Doctors+ show page on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3EPaPjF

Doctors‪+‬ Alternative Food Network

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

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Doctors+ is a podcast interview series with medical doctors who are also trained in complementary or alternative therapies such as Integrative Medicine, Naturopathy, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Each episode includes a thought-provoking discussion about food as medicine, sometimes challenging the western medicine status quo but always drawing upon evidence-based knowledge to inform the health consumer. For interviews + recipes:
"Doctors+ Premium" are subscriber access only episodes hosted by culinary medicine physician Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS. Become a subscriber and you get to be "in the doctor's office" as Dr. Falquier interviews medical doctors who are tops in their field and also knowledgeable about evidence-based nutrition and the concept of food as medicine. As a bonus, you'll receive a topical recipe with ingredients and cooking instructions explained by Dr. Falquier during the episode so you can implement into practice what you've heard in the episode. To easily find the recipes, standalone audio recipes are also part of this subscription. Support the podcast and try a 7-day trial on the Doctors+ show page on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3EPaPjF

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Child Nutrition with Dr. Maria Mascarenhas: Are we moving forward or backward?

    Child Nutrition with Dr. Maria Mascarenhas: Are we moving forward or backward?

    If you’ve got kids, this is a must listen! Do you know how many calories your child needs each day, and from where they should be getting them? In this interview with pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Maria Mascarenhas, you will learn: 1. The importance of quality and quantity when it comes to child nutrition 2. The potential for malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in children who consume a processed food diet 3. How the Harvard Healthy Eating Plate can help guide parents in choosing nutrient dense foods for their children. The episode concludes with a recipe for a homemade fruit leather snack.

    GIVEAWAY ALERT To enter Alternative Food Network's giveaway of "The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook: The Kid-Friendly, Pediatrician-Approved Way to Transform Your Family’s Health", simply email info@alternativefoodnetwork.com by 11:59pm EST on December 15, 2022 and let us know what beverage Dr. Mascarenhas wants parents to remove from their kids' diet @25:05. Open to US residents only. Must be over 18. Winner will be notified via email.

    If you’d like the written version of the recipe from the episode, please email your request to info@alternativefoodnetwork.com.

    Here’s a breakdown of what is covered in the episode:
    4:45 – How should children get their calories.
    6:15 – Consequences of ultra-processed foods.
    8:00 – School lunch ideas.
    11:00 – What nutrients are necessary and in what amounts.
    13:30 – Harvard Healthy Eating Plate.
    15:25 – Long term health issues if a child does get proper calories & nutrients.
    18:45 – Macronutrients vs micronutrients.
    20:05 – Impact of ultra-processed foods on microbiome.
    20:45 – The impact of diet during pregnancy on the fetus.
    21:55 – Cultural influences on food choices.
    24:15 – Food tips to turn things around.
    33:40 – Do medical students learn about nutrition in medical school.
    38:30 – The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook
    43:40 – Contact information for Dr. Mascarenhas.
    45:35 – Homemade fruit leather recipe.

    As referenced in the episode:

    The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook: The Kid-Friendly, Pediatrician-Approved Way to Transform Your Family’s Health,

    The Healthy Eating Plate: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/healthy-eating-plate,

    Credits:
    Host - Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
    Sound and Editing - Will Crann
    Executive Producer - Esther Garfin
    ©2022 Alternative Food Network Inc.

    Homemade Fruit Leather Snack

    Homemade Fruit Leather Snack

    This is the standalone recipe mentioned in "Child Nutrition with Dr. Maria Mascarenhas: Are we moving forward or backward?"

    Citrus Kale Salad Recipe to Assist with Iron Absorption

    Citrus Kale Salad Recipe to Assist with Iron Absorption

    This is the standalone Citrus Kale Salad recipe mentioned in the episode "What to Eat During Chemotherapy to Reduce Side Effects & Optimize Efficacy".

    What to Eat During Chemotherapy to Reduce Side Effects & Optimize Efficacy

    What to Eat During Chemotherapy to Reduce Side Effects & Optimize Efficacy

    “The role of nutrition is really important in maintaining good health and maintaining the immune system. It’s part of the holistic part of treatment of the cancer.” Ben Chue, M.D.

    If you or someone you know is undergoing chemotherapy, don’t miss Dr. Falquier’s interview about the role of diet during and after chemotherapy to reduce harsh side effects and maximize treatment outcomes. Her guests are medical oncologist Dr. Ben Chue and naturopath & functional medicine doctor Easter Ho. In addition, you’ll hear how a medical oncologist and functional medicine and naturopathic doctor work together to provide an integrated approach to cancer treatment. The episode concludes with a Citrus Kale Salad recipe. Remember to wait for the chime towards the end of the episode to hear the recipe.

    If you’d like the written version of the recipe from the episode, please email your request to info@alternativefoodnetwork.com.

    In this episode you’ll hear:
    4:00 – How Dr. Chue and Dr. Ho work together to provide an integrated approach to cancer treatment.
    5:30 – Collaborative visits for cancer patients.
    7:35 – Can complementary treatments be combined with traditional chemotherapy to lessen side effects of chemotherapy.
    8:50 – Examples of complementary treatments for chemotherapy.
    11:00 – Is there a role for alternative treatments without chemotherapy in the early cancer stages.
    12:00 – Curcumin and intravenous vitamin C to enhance the benefits of chemotherapy.
    15:40 – The role of nutrition during cancer treatment.
    17:00 – Food suggestions during and after chemo treatment.
    21:40 – Blood tests to determine what’s going on nutritionally.
    25:00 – Iron absorption for a plant-based eater.
    27:30 – Preventing recurrence of a cancer.
    28:30 – Prevent cancer altogether.
    30:30 – Exercise for cancer prevention.
    31:40 - Exercise when undergoing chemotherapy.
    33:30 – Pillars of wellness.
    35:30 – The future of cancer treatment.
    36:15 – Supporting the body during chemo through diet and lifestyle.
    39:30 – Citrus Kale Salad recipe to assist with iron absorption.

    Credits:
    Host - Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
    Sound and Editing - Will Crann
    Executive Producer - Esther Garfin
    ©2022 Alternative Food Network Inc.

    Guest Links:
    www.dreasterho.com
    https://www.lifespringcancercenter.com/

    Meet the New Host of Doctors+ Premium: A chat with Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS

    Meet the New Host of Doctors+ Premium: A chat with Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS

    “Delicious and fantastic for your body can and should come together,” says culinary medicine physician and new host of Doctors+ Premium, Dr. Sabrina Falquier. In this episode, Esther Garfin, founder of Alternative Food Network, chats with Dr. Falquier about her new role as host and the benefits of the subscription Doctors+ Premium episodes on Apple Podcasts. A self-described lover of delicious food, Dr. Falquier explains the little understood connection between food and medicine, and how food can play a huge role that goes along with the mainstream medical system. The goal is simple: teach people which foods are better for their body and how to cook in a delicious way to improve health. We invite you to subscribe to these premium episodes that are a perfect blend of information from top medical experts and practical recipe making.

    Subscribe to Doctors+ Premium here: https://apple.co/3EPaPjF

    We appreciate your support!

    • 16 min
    Say No to Dieting and Yes to Appetite Literacy with Dr. Ashley White

    Say No to Dieting and Yes to Appetite Literacy with Dr. Ashley White

    “As someone who has tried every diet there is to be tried, I can attest to the fact that diets do not work. Diets do not uncover the psychology behind every individual’s eating experience, and do not consider each person’s unique genetic makeup.” - Dr. Ashley White.

    Whether you’re struggling with your weight or you’re a healthcare professional who wants to learn more about appetite literacy, here’s a must-listen episode with guest Ashley White, M.D., who is an Appetite Coach and has specialties in family, emergency and obesity medicine. Dr. White chats with Dr. Falquier about how appetite literacy can help people liberate themselves from diet culture and transform their lives. The episode concludes with a food tasting sensory exercise plus a recipe for Italian Hash.

    If you’d like a written version of the recipe from the episode, please email your request to info@alternativefoodnetwork.com.

    In this episode you’ll hear:
    3:00 – Dr. White’s personal struggles with weight
    9:10 – How Dr. White used her personal transformation and incorporated it into her medical practice
    14:40 – Why is Dr. White’s approach to weight optimization different?
    18:35 – Treatment for: i) Large-bodied for most of one’s life v. ii) Heavier later in life
    23:30 – How to create intentional eating experiences with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy & Mindfulness
    35:00 – What is your appetite?
    36:20 – Sensory food tasting exercise
    38:40 - Italian Hash recipe

    As referenced in episode:
    Free Mini-Course in Responsive Eating: https://www.drashleywhite.com/

    Credits:
    Host - Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
    Sound and Editing - Will Crann
    Executive Producer - Esther Garfin
    © 2022 Alternative Food Network Inc.

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