Gut Health and the Sugar Connection

Ever wondered how the tiny organisms in our gut can profoundly impact our health? Join us for an enlightening conversation with our distinguished guest, Martha Carlin, a trailblazer in the microbiome research space. Martha's intriguing journey from systems analyst to founder of the Biocollective, a company focused on microbiome science, embodies her innovative perspective and unwavering commitment to health.

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Could Breaking Up with Sugar Be the Key to Addressing Both Mental and Physical Health?

Ever found yourself lost in the maze of mental health treatments, wondering if there's an alternative approach? Imagine a world where nutrition holds the key to mental wellness. Join us as we unravel the intriguing field of metabolic psychiatry with Dr. Chris Palmer, a renowned psychiatrist and researcher. Our discussion traverses his groundbreaking work, from the potential of the ketogenic diet to alter neurotransmitters and decrease brain inflammation, to its implications in treating epilepsy …

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Dopamine and the Science of Addiction

Prepare to be captivated by an enlightening conversation with our esteemed guest, Dr. Anna Lembke, a renowned professor of psychiatry and chief of the Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic. We dissect her New York Times bestseller, Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence, and examine the scourge of overconsumption in this dopamine-fuelled world. We're opening up about our own battles with addiction, and how this once vital component of survival is now swamping our b…

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Challenging the Myths of Metabolic Health and the Sugar Crisis

Discover a fresh perspective on metabolic health with Dr. Robert Lustig, who brings a wealth of knowledge from his distinguished career in pediatric endocrinology to our latest episode. He's not shy about challenging the status quo, questioning the efficacy of widely accepted weight loss medications like Ozempic and urging us to look deeper, at the mitochondrial level. It's an eye-opening conversation that dismantles the myth of a one-size-fits-all solution to chronic metabolic diseases and unde…

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How Sugar Fuels Gum Disease

The link between sugar and cavities is well known. Cavities are largely caused by enamel-eating bacteria in the mouth which feeds on sugar.

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Does Sugar Cause High Blood Pressure?

High Blood Pressure is called the silent killer because many people with high blood pressure are not aware of it. It is estimated that one in three Americans (over 100 million people) suffer from high blood pressure. It is the number one risk factor for heart disease which is the number one killer of men and women living in industrialized countries.

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Lipedema: What You Need to Know

Lipedema is a medical condition whereby ridiculously stubborn, lumpy, and painful fat accumulates on our butt, hips, thighs and upper arms. Over time, our legs become swollen, heavy, painful, tender to touch and easily bruised.

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