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.
In 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 families This 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
4 December Finished
In 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.uk This 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 endometriosis Endometriosis and diet webinar: https://the-food-medic.mykajabi.com/store
27 November Finished
In 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 fertility Interested in more content like this? Check out www.thefoodmedic.co.uk
20 November Finished
This 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@example.com.
17 November Finished
Today Dr Hazel is joined by Laura Henshaw and Steph Claire Smith - founders of KIC - a leading health and wellness app born out of Australia Trigger 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
13 November Finished