Special Episode: Mark Hyman on Feel Better, Live More with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee - Why We Need To Fix Our Food System
In honor of Dr. Hyman’s upcoming book, Food Fix ( Is it possible to create a food system that promotes health, not disease? One that regenerates ecosystems, reverses climate change and ensures no one, least of all the poorest in society, is endangered? My guest on this week’s podcast believes it is. He is functional medicine doctor and New York Times bestselling author, Dr Mark Hyman. Mark and I talk about everything from how processed food is addictive by design, to the powerful role good nutrition, from real food, could have in hospitals, schools and prisons. We discuss why soil depletion from intensive farming is one of the biggest drivers of climate change – and why that vegan burger may not be the environmentally friendly option. Despite the serious subject matter of this conversation, I’m sure you’ll come away feeling hopeful. Mark doesn’t simply highlight the problems we’re facing. He identifies the ‘fix’, providing practical, positive solutions. It’s a call to action that we can all do our bit to answer. Show notes available at drchatterjee.com/98 Follow me on instagram.com/drchatterjee/ Follow me on facebook.com/DrChatterjee/ Follow me on twitter.com/drchatterjeeuk DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
How To Fix Our Food System To Save Humans And The Planet
It’s time we stopped thinking about the way we eat only in terms of our health—we need to recognize the global impact of food. We need to eat in a way that combines good science with common sense. We need to not just include our health in the equation but also the biodiversity of the planet and our ability to grow food for future generations. So how do we do that? We’ve all been told we should go vegan to save the planet, but even if you don’t eat animals conventional agriculture kills 7 billion animals a year through habitat destruction. Not to mention, massive amounts of greenhouse gases are emitted to produce processed soy foods even if you completely avoid beef. Then people preach Paleo or keto but eat lots of factory-farmed meat, which also produces massive amounts of greenhouse gases, and is not something you want to put in your body. Our food system is fundamentally flawed. That’s why I wrote my new book Food Fix that just hit shelves yesterday! To share all the solutions for creating a food system that helps both our bodies and the planet thrive. I’m really excited to tell you more about it. This week on The Doctor’s Farmacy we’re sharing part two of the conversation we started last week, with my good friend and business partner Dhru Purohit as the host. We dig into the problems that led me to write Food Fix and how we can all take action starting today. This episode is brought to you by Joovv and ButcherBox. I recently discovered Joovv, a red light therapy device. Red light therapy is a super gentle non-invasive treatment where a device with medical-grade LEDs delivers concentrated light to your skin. It actually helps your cells produce collagen so it improves skin tone and complexion, diminishes signs of aging like wrinkles, and speeds the healing of wounds and scars. To check out the Joovv products for yourself head over to , available now! (44:34)
Why Do Our Tax Dollars Support Unhealthy Food?
U.S. taxpayers are footing the bill for the growing of processed foods (through agricultural subsidies for the raw materials of processed food—namely wheat, corn, and soy), and for providing the poor quality processed food and soda to the poor (through our food stamps program). Yet the federal government has repeatedly denied cities and states the right to enact basic policy reform measures, despite evidence to show that incentivizing healthy food and disincentivizing unhealthy food has been proven effective. And it is not just bureaucrats who have opposed policy change. Many anti-hunger groups and national food banks, like the Food Research Action Center, or FRAC, have used their political influence to resist efforts to ban sugary drinks from the food stamp program, or SNAP. In this mini-epissode, Dr. Hyman examines three government agencies that are promoting unhealthy foods and how a change in food policy could shift our health and the health of our communities and planet. Learn more in Dr. Hyman's new book, Food Fix.
Special Episode: Mark Hyman on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu - Why You Need to Examine Your Entire Health History to Heal Properly | Health Theory
In honor of Dr. Hyman’s upcoming book, Food Fix ( SHOW NOTES: What does it mean to say the body is an ecosystem? [1:18] How do you find the root cause of an illness? [2:50] Functional medicine is about creating health, not curing illness [5:45] How should you deal with bacterial overgrowth in the upper gut? [9:42] Mark explains how to test your microbiome [11:10] There is lots of conflicting information on nutrition but there are some common principles [14:17] Factory vegetarian diets harm the environment, but regenerative meat diets help [18:54] Why should we eat more vegetables? [21:07] What are the laws of biology regarding diet and nutrition? [22:56] Soy traditionally was processed in a very different way than it is now [26:07] All food is information [27:37] Mark describes the dietary principles nearly everyone should follow [28:54] Which kinds of vegetables should you be eating? [33:49] Mark explains the effects of eliminating the most toxic foods from a diet [35:33] We have the most inflammatory diet in history, and it directly causes illness [37:54] Mark shares his journey towards Buddhism, wisdom and compassion [40:47] Your brain, mind, body and gut are all connected [43:03] Mark shares the one change people need to make [47:48] FOLLOW MARK: WEBSITE: drhyman.com INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/31IKBcR FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2tN13MP TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2vpGFS4
America's Eating Habits And The Rise Of Fast Food Around The World
Sales are going down for soda and processed food in the US and Europe, but they're dramatically rising in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and it's not by accident. It's by design. The globalization of our processed industrial food has allowed Big Food and Big Agriculture to flood the world with disease causing products. Food companies are transforming local diets, uprooting healthy traditional foods that people have been eating for centuries, and replacing them with ultra-processed frankenfoods. It's a huge problem. Dr. Hyman dives in to the topic of globalized junk food and much more in this mini-episode. You can also learn more about these topics in Dr. Hyman's new book, Food Fix.