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The Food Medic

Dr. Hazel Wallace

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The Food Medic
The Food Medic

The Food Medic

Dr. Hazel Wallace

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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.

Latest Episodes

S3 EP11 - *BONUS EPISODE* - Sleep & Travel

Hello and a very big welcome back to The Food Medic - we are back for an extra special bonus episode on SLEEP! On the podcast today, Hazel is joined by Alan Flanagan who is currently pursuing his PhD in chrono-nutrition at the University of Surrey. They discuss how much sleep we need, what happens when we don't get enough sleep, how sleep deprivation affects our long term health and our appetite, the phenomenon of jet lag and social jet lag, and how exercise can support a restful nights' sleep. Check out @thefoodmedic on social media for more topics like this. This podcast episode is kindly sponsored by Westin Hotels & Resorts

48 MIN3 d ago
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S3 EP11 - *BONUS EPISODE* - Sleep & Travel

S3 E10 - Mental Health with Fearne Cotton.

EWelcome back to #TheFoodMedicPodcast. On the final episode of season 3, Dr. Hazel visits Fearne Cotton in her home to chat all about her experience with mental health - the highs, the lows and everything in between. Resources mentioned in the podcast:1.Mind - https://www.mind.org.uk/2.Happy Place - http://www.officialfearnecotton.com/happy-place*Warning: contains explicit language*

42 MINSEP 10
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S3 E10 - Mental Health with Fearne Cotton.

S3 E9 - How to get pregnant with Dr Larisa Corda

This week's episode, on the topic of fertility, is brought to you by your host Dr Hazel and her guest, Dr Larisa Corda - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and Fertility Specialist. Larisa believes in a holistic approach to treating a patient that addresses many lifestyle factors, and is a passionate womens’ rights ambassador with roles on a number of international charities that have included UN Women and The Circle. She is also ITV’s This Morning’s and Channel Mum’s Fertility Expert. As a little disclaimer, the term 'clean eating' and 'clean living' is used in this episode. At The Food Medic, we tend to not use this language when it comes to food and health. However, that is the termniology used by Larisa in the context of her conception plan and, in this case, we felt it was appropriate to leave it within the episode. For more info, check out Larisa's website: www.drlarisacorda.com. Topics covered:- How to maximise your chances of pregnancy- Male and female infertility- Fertilit...

36 MINSEP 3
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S3 E9 - How to get pregnant with Dr Larisa Corda

S3 E8 - Strength Training for Beginners

The topic of this weeks show is strength training, and while it is not about food or nutrition (directly anyway) it is something that is so incredibly important for our health. This week Dr.Hazel is joined on the by two incredible strength coaches and personal trainers; Adam Willis and Laura Hoggins. Adam Willis is a Strength Coach, Mentor, Consultant & the Co-Owner of Lean Body Performance, an online coaching business. He is also the host of The Empowered Body Podcast. Laura Hoggins is a Fitness Coach and Personal Trainer. She teaches a mix of modified strongman, strength and conditioning circuits across the city at London’s top fitness venues - including her own concept class at ministry of sound fitness ‘lifted’. Laura has also just released her debut book Lift Yourself: A Training Guide to Getting Fit and Feeling Strong for Life.

36 MINAUG 27
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S3 E8 - Strength Training for Beginners

S3 E7- Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

The topic of this weeks episode is hypothalamic amenorrhoea (HA) - quite a common cause of loss of periods. Dr Hazel is joined by Renee Mc Gregor, a leading performance and eating disorder specialist dietitian and Dr Nicky Keay who is a medical doctor specialising in sport and dance endocrinology.In this episode they discuss:What is HA?What causes HA?Health consequences of not having a regular period.What to do if you’ve been diagnosed with HAHow to recover and what to expect.Link to Renee’s website: https://reneemcgregor.com/Link to train brave: https://trainbrave.org/Health4perfromance BAsem website: http://health4performance.co.uk/updates/

36 MINAUG 20
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S3 E7- Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

S3 E6 - “Is Butter A Carb?”

On this episode Dr Hazel is joined by registered dietitians Rosie Saunt and Helen West from The Rooted project. Rosie and Helen strive to be the most credible, non-judgemental and accessible source of nutrition information in the industry, drawing on the latest scientific thinking, at panel events and via social media communication. They have also recently published the ultimate mythbusting nutrition bible: ​Is Butter a Carb?On this episode they cover common diet myths, how to spot a fad diet, how to approach media headlines on nutrition research, vegan diets, carbs, gut health - and everything in between. This is a must listen for anyone feeling a bit confused about nutrition. P.S. If you want to submit your own question to the show all you got to do is ​tweet, facebook message or instagram DM me your questions with #thefoodmedicpodcast.

31 MINAUG 13
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S3 E6 - “Is Butter A Carb?”

S3 E5 - Can you die of a broken heart?

Our guest today is ​Dr Nikki Stamp - an Australian trained cardiothoracic surgeon.Nikki is 1 of 11 female heart surgeons in Australia and is a sought after speaker for women in surgery and a participant of social media campaign #ILookLikeASurgeon. Her research includes mentoring and gender in surgery, improving the patient journey and outcomes after cardiac surgery and the way plaque forms in our arteries. She is also author of the book “Can You Die of a Broken Heart?” And is due to release her second book “Pretty Unhealthy” later on this year.On this episode we chat about women in medicine and surgery, the gender bias in cardiac medicine, how our lifestyle can impact our heart and what we can do to try offset that risk, and if you can actually die of a broken heart.This weeks listener question is “What foods can I eat to lower my cholesterol?” So if you’re interested to find out the answer stay tuned to the very end of the episode and if you want to submit your own question...

38 MINAUG 6
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S3 E5 - Can you die of a broken heart?

S3 E4 - Body Image with Nadia Craddock

This week Dr. Hazel chats to Nadia Craddock who is a body image researcher and PhD candidate at the Centre for Appearance Research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol.Nadia's research is centred around whether big business can foster positive body image through the lens of corporate social responsibility. Her wider interests span eating disorder prevention, colourism, weight stigma, and developing evidence-based body image and self-esteem curriculum. Nadia also produces and co-hosts the Centre for Appearance Research’s podcast, Appearance Matters: The Podcast with fellow PhD candidate Jade Parnell. Topics covered on this episode include: what body image is and who it affects, protecting your body image and mental health online, the recent stir-up of the plus sized NIKE mannequin, and body positivity. This weeks question is “Is green tea good for burning fat?”. So if you’re interested to find out the answer stay tuned to the very end of the episode.

32 MINJUL 30
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S3 E4 - Body Image with Nadia Craddock

S3 E3 - Food and Mood with Kimberley Wilson

This week Dr Hazel Wallace is joined on the podcast by Kimberley Wilson, who is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in Whole Body Mental Health. She intends to transform the way we treat mental illness by integrating psychological therapy with evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle advice. She is also a former finalist on The Great British Bake Off - which is a very cool addition to her impressive CV.On this episode Hazel chats to Kimberley about the role of nutrition in mental health, if “mood boosting” foods really exist, stress and gut disorders, and - Kim Kardashians famous appetite suppressant lollipops.

35 MINJUL 23
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S3 E3 - Food and Mood with Kimberley Wilson

S3 E2 - Nutrition Q&A with Dietitian Maeve Hanan

This week Dr Hazel Wallace is joined by Maeve Hanan who is a Consultant Dietitian and Health Writer. She also runs the blog DieteticallySpeaking.com, as she is passionate about promoting evidence-based nutrition and fighting nutritional nonsense. Maeve is also The Food Medics resident dietitian and writes monthly articles on the website, so make sure to check them out. This week Maeve and Dr Hazel tackle 10 of the nutrition questions you have sent in. Tune in for topics on:- Intermittent Fasting - Celery juice- Dairy and The China Study- Metabolism boosting foods... And many more

43 MINJUL 16
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S3 E2 - Nutrition Q&A with Dietitian Maeve Hanan

Latest Episodes

S3 EP11 - *BONUS EPISODE* - Sleep & Travel

Hello and a very big welcome back to The Food Medic - we are back for an extra special bonus episode on SLEEP! On the podcast today, Hazel is joined by Alan Flanagan who is currently pursuing his PhD in chrono-nutrition at the University of Surrey. They discuss how much sleep we need, what happens when we don't get enough sleep, how sleep deprivation affects our long term health and our appetite, the phenomenon of jet lag and social jet lag, and how exercise can support a restful nights' sleep. Check out @thefoodmedic on social media for more topics like this. This podcast episode is kindly sponsored by Westin Hotels & Resorts

48 MIN3 d ago
Comments
S3 EP11 - *BONUS EPISODE* - Sleep & Travel

S3 E10 - Mental Health with Fearne Cotton.

EWelcome back to #TheFoodMedicPodcast. On the final episode of season 3, Dr. Hazel visits Fearne Cotton in her home to chat all about her experience with mental health - the highs, the lows and everything in between. Resources mentioned in the podcast:1.Mind - https://www.mind.org.uk/2.Happy Place - http://www.officialfearnecotton.com/happy-place*Warning: contains explicit language*

42 MINSEP 10
Comments
S3 E10 - Mental Health with Fearne Cotton.

S3 E9 - How to get pregnant with Dr Larisa Corda

This week's episode, on the topic of fertility, is brought to you by your host Dr Hazel and her guest, Dr Larisa Corda - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and Fertility Specialist. Larisa believes in a holistic approach to treating a patient that addresses many lifestyle factors, and is a passionate womens’ rights ambassador with roles on a number of international charities that have included UN Women and The Circle. She is also ITV’s This Morning’s and Channel Mum’s Fertility Expert. As a little disclaimer, the term 'clean eating' and 'clean living' is used in this episode. At The Food Medic, we tend to not use this language when it comes to food and health. However, that is the termniology used by Larisa in the context of her conception plan and, in this case, we felt it was appropriate to leave it within the episode. For more info, check out Larisa's website: www.drlarisacorda.com. Topics covered:- How to maximise your chances of pregnancy- Male and female infertility- Fertilit...

36 MINSEP 3
Comments
S3 E9 - How to get pregnant with Dr Larisa Corda

S3 E8 - Strength Training for Beginners

The topic of this weeks show is strength training, and while it is not about food or nutrition (directly anyway) it is something that is so incredibly important for our health. This week Dr.Hazel is joined on the by two incredible strength coaches and personal trainers; Adam Willis and Laura Hoggins. Adam Willis is a Strength Coach, Mentor, Consultant & the Co-Owner of Lean Body Performance, an online coaching business. He is also the host of The Empowered Body Podcast. Laura Hoggins is a Fitness Coach and Personal Trainer. She teaches a mix of modified strongman, strength and conditioning circuits across the city at London’s top fitness venues - including her own concept class at ministry of sound fitness ‘lifted’. Laura has also just released her debut book Lift Yourself: A Training Guide to Getting Fit and Feeling Strong for Life.

36 MINAUG 27
Comments
S3 E8 - Strength Training for Beginners

S3 E7- Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

The topic of this weeks episode is hypothalamic amenorrhoea (HA) - quite a common cause of loss of periods. Dr Hazel is joined by Renee Mc Gregor, a leading performance and eating disorder specialist dietitian and Dr Nicky Keay who is a medical doctor specialising in sport and dance endocrinology.In this episode they discuss:What is HA?What causes HA?Health consequences of not having a regular period.What to do if you’ve been diagnosed with HAHow to recover and what to expect.Link to Renee’s website: https://reneemcgregor.com/Link to train brave: https://trainbrave.org/Health4perfromance BAsem website: http://health4performance.co.uk/updates/

36 MINAUG 20
Comments
S3 E7- Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

S3 E6 - “Is Butter A Carb?”

On this episode Dr Hazel is joined by registered dietitians Rosie Saunt and Helen West from The Rooted project. Rosie and Helen strive to be the most credible, non-judgemental and accessible source of nutrition information in the industry, drawing on the latest scientific thinking, at panel events and via social media communication. They have also recently published the ultimate mythbusting nutrition bible: ​Is Butter a Carb?On this episode they cover common diet myths, how to spot a fad diet, how to approach media headlines on nutrition research, vegan diets, carbs, gut health - and everything in between. This is a must listen for anyone feeling a bit confused about nutrition. P.S. If you want to submit your own question to the show all you got to do is ​tweet, facebook message or instagram DM me your questions with #thefoodmedicpodcast.

31 MINAUG 13
Comments
S3 E6 - “Is Butter A Carb?”

S3 E5 - Can you die of a broken heart?

Our guest today is ​Dr Nikki Stamp - an Australian trained cardiothoracic surgeon.Nikki is 1 of 11 female heart surgeons in Australia and is a sought after speaker for women in surgery and a participant of social media campaign #ILookLikeASurgeon. Her research includes mentoring and gender in surgery, improving the patient journey and outcomes after cardiac surgery and the way plaque forms in our arteries. She is also author of the book “Can You Die of a Broken Heart?” And is due to release her second book “Pretty Unhealthy” later on this year.On this episode we chat about women in medicine and surgery, the gender bias in cardiac medicine, how our lifestyle can impact our heart and what we can do to try offset that risk, and if you can actually die of a broken heart.This weeks listener question is “What foods can I eat to lower my cholesterol?” So if you’re interested to find out the answer stay tuned to the very end of the episode and if you want to submit your own question...

38 MINAUG 6
Comments
S3 E5 - Can you die of a broken heart?

S3 E4 - Body Image with Nadia Craddock

This week Dr. Hazel chats to Nadia Craddock who is a body image researcher and PhD candidate at the Centre for Appearance Research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol.Nadia's research is centred around whether big business can foster positive body image through the lens of corporate social responsibility. Her wider interests span eating disorder prevention, colourism, weight stigma, and developing evidence-based body image and self-esteem curriculum. Nadia also produces and co-hosts the Centre for Appearance Research’s podcast, Appearance Matters: The Podcast with fellow PhD candidate Jade Parnell. Topics covered on this episode include: what body image is and who it affects, protecting your body image and mental health online, the recent stir-up of the plus sized NIKE mannequin, and body positivity. This weeks question is “Is green tea good for burning fat?”. So if you’re interested to find out the answer stay tuned to the very end of the episode.

32 MINJUL 30
Comments
S3 E4 - Body Image with Nadia Craddock

S3 E3 - Food and Mood with Kimberley Wilson

This week Dr Hazel Wallace is joined on the podcast by Kimberley Wilson, who is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in Whole Body Mental Health. She intends to transform the way we treat mental illness by integrating psychological therapy with evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle advice. She is also a former finalist on The Great British Bake Off - which is a very cool addition to her impressive CV.On this episode Hazel chats to Kimberley about the role of nutrition in mental health, if “mood boosting” foods really exist, stress and gut disorders, and - Kim Kardashians famous appetite suppressant lollipops.

35 MINJUL 23
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S3 E3 - Food and Mood with Kimberley Wilson

S3 E2 - Nutrition Q&A with Dietitian Maeve Hanan

This week Dr Hazel Wallace is joined by Maeve Hanan who is a Consultant Dietitian and Health Writer. She also runs the blog DieteticallySpeaking.com, as she is passionate about promoting evidence-based nutrition and fighting nutritional nonsense. Maeve is also The Food Medics resident dietitian and writes monthly articles on the website, so make sure to check them out. This week Maeve and Dr Hazel tackle 10 of the nutrition questions you have sent in. Tune in for topics on:- Intermittent Fasting - Celery juice- Dairy and The China Study- Metabolism boosting foods... And many more

43 MINJUL 16
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S3 E2 - Nutrition Q&A with Dietitian Maeve Hanan
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