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.
S10 Ep 10 Everything you need to know about Egg freezing
40:11In this episode Dr Hazel is joined by Dr John Kennedy, an O&G doctor who qualified from University College Dublin in 2000. He has been working exclusively in fertility medicine since 2013 and is the clinical lead at Thérapie Fertility Clinic, with his expert team who have helped intended parents in Ireland to build their familiesThis episode covers:Reasons someone might freeze their eggsWhat is the best age to do it and is there an age cut off?Benefits of freezing embryos over eggs?Success rates with egg freezing Cost of egg freezing What practically happens (stimulation med’s and collection day)Should you check you AMH if you’re considering egg freezing? Interested in more content like this? Check out www.thefoodmedic.co.uk
S10 Ep 9 Endometriosis and Adenomyosis with Mr Martin Hirsch
43:58In this episode Dr Hazel is joined by Mr Martin Hirsch, a consultant gynaecologist and endometriosis specialist practicing both in the NHS and privately.He can be found on instagram as @endometriosis.surgeon.ukThis episode covers:What is endometriosis? The symptoms of endometriosisWho gets endometriosis?What causes delays in diagnosis?New, faster diagnostic tests How nutrition and lifestyle can support symptom managementAndenomyosis and how it differs from endometriosisEndometriosis and diet webinar: https://the-food-medic.mykajabi.com/store
S10 EP 8 Food for Fertility with Dietitian Ro
35:17In this episode Dr Hazel is joined by Ro Huntriss - one of the UK’s leading fertility dietitians and is the Founder of Fertility Dietitian UK.She is also the author of the book Deliciously Health Fertility (available on amazon) This episode covers:The role does diet plays in male and female fertilityHow can we eat for fertility? Key nutrients associated with fertilityNutrition considerations for IVF and egg freezing. The role of supplements in fertility Should you give up alcohol and caffeine on your fertility journey?Exercise when trying to conceive - finding the balanceThe impact of environmental toxins and EDC’s on fertilityInterested in more content like this? Check out www.thefoodmedic.co.uk
S10 Ask Dr Hazel: Managing periods on long runs
2:57This weeks listener question is:“I’m training for a half-marathon, and I was just wondering how you practically manage your period on a long run?If you would like to submit a question to the podcast, please send your voice recorded question to [email protected].
S10 EP 7 Tackling toxic diet culture with Laura and Steph from Kic
50:52Today Dr Hazel is joined by Laura Henshaw and Steph Claire Smith - founders of KIC - a leading health and wellness app born out of AustraliaTrigger warning: This episode does contain conversations around eating disorders and disordered eating behaviours. This episode covers:Rebranding KIC from ‘Keep it Cleaner’Laura and Steph’s own experiences with food and exerciseHow they are helping others build a healthy and more sustainable relationship with food & exercise.Running a business with your best friendTheir experiences as female entrepreneursHow steph navigates being a mum and running a businessInterested in more content like this? Check out www.thefoodmedic.co.uk
S10 Ask Dr Hazel: When should your period return after stopping the pill?
1:19This weeks listener question is: When should I expect my period to return after stopping the pill? And what should you do if it doesn’t?If you would like to submit a question to the podcast, please send your voice recorded question to [email protected].
S10 EP6 The truth about balancing your hormones.
46:22Dr Hazel is joined by Dr Anjali Amin, a Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. This epsiode covers:What are hormones? The truth about “hormone balancing” recipes At home Hormone testing kits Is adrenal fatigue a medical diagnosis?Why women experience more thyroid issues than men Should you worry about glucose spikes? PCOS and insulin resistance Interested in more content like this? Check out @thefoodmedic on instagram
S10 Ask Dr Hazel: Should you take a multivitamin as an insurance policy?
2:16This weeks listener question is: Do you recommend taking a multi-vitamin as a precautionary measure during the winter months to avoid getting sick? If you would like to submit a question to the podcast, please send your voice recorded question to [email protected].
S10 EP5 76 marathons in 76 days and building the #1 running coaching app
1:01:51In this episode Dr Hazel is joined by Ben and Joshua from Runna - #1 rated app for personalized training plans for running. This episode coversThe story of RUNNA How Josh ran a record-breaking 76 marathons in 76 daysAdvice for new runners Different types of runs (tempo, interval, easy etc) and their purposeHow to get faster at running Strength training alongside running Trainers and running kit : whats essential?Fuelling up before and during a run To try RUNNA for 2 weeks free use the code HAZEL at checkout https://www.runna.com/join (#ad affiliate)