Episodes
In today’s episode we celebrate some of the earliest podcasts by giving you some clips from the most incredible interviews over the last 2 years of recording. We’ve recorded over 100 hours of conversations so prepare yourself for a whistle stop tour on how to eat healthy over the festive season, the principles of healthy eating and living, avoiding the dreaded winter viruses and of course why gratitude should be on your list of things to keep you healthy. You can find all the full episodes...
Published 11/25/19
In their own words, Your Lifestyle Doctors are: A group of doctors who are passionate about helping their patients and the public to live healthier lives. They have a broad and unique set of expertise between them and decided to use their knowledge collaboratively as ‘your lifestyle doctors’. Their focus is on prevention and lifestyle factors to improve and optimise health.  Take a look at their Instagram page @yourlifestyledoctors where you’ll find a wealth of health information. They...
Published 11/18/19
Ben is a nutritionist with the core belief that a holistic and functional approach to health is fundamental to optimal well-being He has held research and science communications posts at health institutes and charities, always aiming to empower individuals to take control of their health by increasing access to and understanding of health information. He now hosts the Functional Health Podcast and is setting up a platform to promote the integration of allied health professionals. Website...
Published 11/11/19
Dan Churchill is the chef of Under Armour and Executive Chef at Charley St, a fast casual restaurant in Nolita. He holds a Masters in Exercise Science (strength & conditioning). He was born on the beaches of Sydney, Australia and currently resides in New York City. Dan is the author of three books and has appeared on notable programs such as ABC’s Good Morning America and the TODAY show. He has his own series on the Discovery Network called Feast with Friends, as well as his own...
Published 11/04/19
Dr Megan Rossi, The Gut Health Doctor, is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with an award-winning PHD in gut health. A leading Research Fellow at King’s College London, Dr Rossi is currently investigating nutrition-based therapies in gut health, including pre-and probiotics, dietary fibres, the low-FODMAP diet and food additives, as well as leading The Gut Health Clinic. Dr Rossi works with leading companies to promote better gut health and create new menus, including Leon Restaurants....
Published 10/28/19
In 1987, Chef David Bouley opened his own restaurant, Bouley, in TriBeCa. Among many accolades, Bouley earned several four-star reviews in The New York Times, seven James Beard Foundation awards for best restaurant and best chef, named “Best Chef in America” by Herald Tribune, TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards “The Best Restaurant in the United States” and #14 in the world, 29 out of 30 rating in Zagat and ranked #1 in New York City for many years. One of the most health-conscious chefs...
Published 10/21/19
Meik Wiking founded the world's first Happiness Research Institute in 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark. He consults cities, governments and organisations around the world on happiness. He has advised the Minister of State for Happiness in the UAE, the state of Jalisco in Mexico and the city of Goyang in South Korea, among others. He holds a degree in business and political science and has previously worked for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is the author of two globally bestselling...
Published 10/14/19
Venetia is a digital content creator and sustainability activist with a passion for slow fashion and mindful living. She’s the creator of the 5 star rated podcast Talking Tastebuds.  She has been featured discussing Sustainable Fashion on on BBC World News, BBC Radio 4’s Costing The Earth, NowThis News, Channel 4 News and BBC Radio London. LINKS Instagram: @venetiafalconer Twitter: @venetiafalconer Podcast: bit.ly/TalkingTastebuds YouTube: YouTube.com/venetiafalconer The Slow Fashion...
Published 10/07/19
Christie Watson is an award winning, bestselling writer. She has a special interest in nursing and mental health having spent twenty years working as a nurse, and holds an honorary Doctor of Letters for her contribution to nursing and the arts. She is Patron of the Royal College of Nursing Foundation.  Her first novel, Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away, won the Costa First Novel and Waverton Good read awards and her second novel, Where Women Are Kings, also international achieved critical acclaim....
Published 09/30/19
Dr Heather McKee is the UK’s leading lifestyle behaviour change specialist, consultant and founder of drheathermckee.co.uk  Having studied health behaviour change and weight loss psychology for 10 years her mission is to offer an evidence-based sustainable alternative to an industry saturated with quick fixes and health fads. She works as a habit coach (working 1:1 with clients to support them in overcoming their barriers to healthy habits) and as a behaviour change specialist (supporting...
Published 09/23/19
Today I’m speaking with medical herbalist and author of “Root to Stem” Alex Laird. She runs one of the few NHS medical herbalism clinics at Whipps Cross hospital in London alongside a consultant dermatologist and has over 20 years of experience. Trained in biomedicine and plant pharmacology, Alex is also a visiting lecturer, and has published numerous research papers, and is the co-founder of the charity Living Medicine. She is a firm believer in using food and foraged plants to help support...
Published 09/16/19
Dr Zarrin Shaikh is a Consultant Cardiologist and a passionate advocate of the power of lifestyle medicine to prevent cardiovascular disease. She has spent over 18 years in the NHS after qualifying from the University of Nottingham in 2001.  In 2008, she successfully obtained a grant from the British Heart Foundation that enabled her to study the role of intracardiac shunting of blood in obstructive sleep apnoea. She was subsequently awarded a PhD from Imperial College London in 2012. Her...
Published 09/09/19
Max Pemberton is a doctor, journalist and writer. Over the course of his medical career he has worked across a broad range of medicine, including paediatrics, mental health, surgery and geriatrics.  Max is a writer for the Daily Mail, Reader's Digest, and the Spectator. Before moving to the Mail three years ago, he was a columnist at the Daily Telegraph for 12 years. He has won several awards for his writing, including Mind Journalist of the Year, the Royal College of Psychiatrists Public...
Published 09/02/19
Dr Rabia Lalani is a Gastroenterology registrar working in South London. She is currently pursuing research in the field of Neurogastroenterology, otherwise known as the brain-gut connection. Her goal is to provide an integrated, personalised service by merging mainstream medicine with lifestyle & complementary therapies for Gut health. Dr Lalani is also a qualified yoga instructor offering private, community classes & yearly yoga retreats!  Socials: Website -...
Published 08/26/19
Rupy talks to Dr Rahul Jandial an American dual-trained neurosurgeon and scientist at City of Hope, a research centre, hospital and postgraduate training faculty in Los Angeles. When he isn't performing surgery he is leading a team of scientists in Jandial Laboratory, known for its cutting-edge approach to brain surgery and neuroscience. Rahul has transformed the lives of his neurosurgery patients by putting them through 'brain rehab', his specially developed boot camp for restoring brain...
Published 08/19/19
Rupy talks to Professor Felice Jacka, director of the Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University in Australia, founder and president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research, and immediate past-president of the Australian Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders. She holds Honorary Principal Research Fellow appointments at the Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children's Research Centre, and the Black Dog Institute. Professor Jacka's current research...
Published 08/12/19
Rupy talks to Dr Brendon Stubbs, head of Physiotherapy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and clinical lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London. Brendon’s research focuses on physical activity, mental health and the mind-body interface.   Dr Brendon’s book Exercise-Based Interventions for Mental Illness is out now and you can follow him on Twitter @BrendonStubbs.   Rupy's cookbooks The Doctor's Kitchen and Eat To Beat...
Published 08/05/19
Rupy talks to Dr Claire Hennigan, a fully qualified GP as well as a trainer in Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga, about yoga for health and why it can be thought of as a therapy. You can follow Dr Claire on Instagram @realyogadoctor. Rupy's cookbooks The Doctor's Kitchen and Eat To Beat Illness are available now in all good bookshops and online. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 07/29/19
Rupy talks to Richie Bostock aka The Breath Guy about the life-changing possibilities of breathing for health. Richie's book Exhale: The Science and Art of Breathwork is out in April 2020 and is available to pre-order. Rupy's cookbooks The Doctor's Kitchen and Eat To Beat Illness are available now in all good bookshops and online. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 07/22/19
Rupy talks to Dr Sandro Demaio, CEO of EAT, about how the sustainability of our food choices ultimately impacts the health of our planet and attempts to answer this important question: can we feed 10 billion healthy people whilst ensuring we also live on a healthy planet?   You can follow Sandro on Twitter and Instagram @SandroDemaio.   Dr Rupy’s bestselling cookbooks The Doctor’s Kitchen and Eat To Beat Illness are out now. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 07/15/19
Dr Rupy talks to Joe Wicks aka The Body Coach about how you keep motivated when you are trying to live a healthy style, particularly when you are trying to make a positive change. Joe's latest book Veggie Lean In 15 is out now. Follow Joe on @thebodycoach. Dr Rupy's new book The Doctor's Kitchen: Eat To Beat Illness is out now.
Published 03/25/19
Super-generalist and NHS GP, Dr Ayan Panja returns to the pod to discuss eating for your heart. Follow Dr Panja on Twitter @Dr_Ayan and Instagram @drayanpanja. Dr Rupy's new book The Doctor's Kitchen: Eat To Beat Illness is out 21st March.
Published 03/18/19
Immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi returns to the show to talk about eating for inflammation. Dr Jenna has a PHD in Inflammation, Repair and Development from Imperial College and is a lecturer on Immunity at the University of Sussex. Follow Dr Jenna on Instagram an Twitter @drjennamacciochi. My new book Eat To Beat Illness is out on 21st March. Pre-order your copy now.
Published 03/11/19
Gynecologist Anita Mitra aka the Gynae Geek returns to the podcast, this time to discuss endometriosis. Anita's excellent book, The Gynae Geek: Your No-Nonsense Guide to 'Down There' Healthcare, is out now. Follow Anita on Instagram @gynaegeek. Dr Rupy's new book, Eat To Beat Illness, is out this month. Pre-order your copy now.
Published 03/04/19
Dr Rupy talks to good friend and bestselling author, Dr Hazel Wallace, aka The Food Medic about eating for public health. Dr Hazel is also host of The Food Medic podcast and is currently doing a masters in Clinical Nutrition and Public Health at UCL. Dr Rupy talks to her about how we can eat to improve public health in general and improve the burden currently on our health care system. Check out Hazel's books The Food Medic and The Food Medic For Life and follow her on Instagram...
Published 02/25/19