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Food Allergies and Prevention with Dr Carina Venter

In today’s episode we are talking with the top expert about food allergies and their prevention through nutrition.

We are honored to introduce you Dr. Carina Venter, Chair of the International Network of Dieticians and Nutritionists in Allergy. This episode can especially be interesting for parents and parents to be. 

Interview Highlights and Quick Links

03:18 What food allergy is, and what is the difference from food intolerance

07:02 Can food additives cause food allergies? 07:40 Eczema and food reactions

09:37 Main food allergens (in the US and Europe)

10:40 Why food allergens differ by country

14:30 Why early introduction of certain food allergens (peanuts) can help the allergy prevention

18:37 What exactly triggers allergic reaction

22:09 Why some people develop allergies, and some don’t (hint: it starts in the womb)

26:30 How you should eat to prevent food allergies

29:42 How to cook when somebody is diagnosed with a food allergy in your family

31:10 Development of allergies in adulthood

34:15 Can you outgrow a food allergy?

38:30 How to prevent food allergies, especially in kids (from the point of nutrition)

41:20 6 Foods Elimination Diet

45:00 What you need to know about dairy allergies

About Dr Carina Venter

Dr. Venter is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Immunology at the Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, where she is conducting research and working with children and adults with a range of food allergies. Previously, she was appointed as an Assistant Professor/Dietitian at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She is currently the chair of the International Network of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Allergy, and a member of the American Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (AAAAI), American College of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (ACAAI), European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI). She is a registered dietician in the United Kingdom, United States and South Africa. She has had numerous publications in international journals, and has authored book chapters and edited a book on Food Hypersensitivity. She moved from the UK in 2015 where she had been performing research into food allergies and allergy prevention as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth and at the David Hide Centre on the Isle of Wight.

She was a member of the EAACI food allergy guidelines on Allergy Prevention, as well as Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy. She was also a member of the NICE (UK) food allergy guidelines. Since her arrival in the US, she was appointed to the expert panel of the National Institutes for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Peanut Allergy Prevention Guidelines.

Find out more about Dr Carina Venter:

Blog of  Dr Carina Venter

Research of  Dr Carina Venter

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Food Cultures and Health with Tamara S Melton

In this episode we are talking with Tamara S. Melton, co-founder of Diversify Dietetics, about the importance of cultural diversity when it comes to nutrition, what impact traditional foods have on our health and what a healthy diet really means in the modern global context.

Interview Highlights and Quick Links

3:50 What cultural diversity means in the context of nutrition

7:15 How understanding of other’s food cultures can help improve eating habits

11:35 Why cultural diversity in food and nutrition is crucial for better healthcare outcomes

14:00 Why Quinoa and Kale is not the best choice for everyone

16:10 Why food diversity is so important

19:30 What makes certain cuisines so flavourful

21:00 Why you should always look at locally produced foods first

23:45 The role of geneticist food intolerances

26:35 What to look at in meat and dairy substitutes

28:00 The problem with popular diets (Keto, Paleo, vegan etc. )

31:00 What healthy eating really means – for everyone

33:05 What Diversify Dietetics stands for

About Tamara S Melton

Tamara S. Melton is a Registered dietitian nutritionist and a Director of Health Informatics for Morrison Healthcare. She is the former Inaugural Program Director for Health Informatics at Georgia State University (GSU). Tamara is the co-founder of Diversify Dietetics, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the nutrition and dietetics profession. “As an educator and administrator, I have seen the difference that a supportive community and access to resources can make in the success of a student. As a professional, I’ve seen that diverse teams lead to better outcomes for the patients and clients that we serve. I’m excited to create and participate in a space where we can improve diversity and strengthen the nutrition profession!”

Follow Tamara S Melton on Social Media:

Diversify Dietetics Website

Diversify Dietetics Instagram

Tamara’s Instagram

This video was recorded live, as a part of Happy Bellyfish Video Podcast “Healthy Eating Unbiased and Simplified”. In these interview series we bring nutritionists, doctors, farmers and activists to share different prospectives on what healthy eating is.

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Hair Loss, Ageing and Chemical Imbalances with Dr Ray Nettles

The guest of our today’s episode, Dr. Ray Nettles, is the inventor of a unique hair loss treatment, and we talk about hair loss, ageing and chemical imbalances in general.  We talk about the role of nutrition, genetics and our lifestyle, not just for healthy hair growth, but for our well-being in general. Dr. Ray Nettles explains how our bodies work and shares tips concerning what everyone can do to improve their hair and general health right now.

Interview Highlights and Quick Links

03:00 What is chemical imbalance?

05:00 Why food is medicine

07:40 The role of genetics and lifestyle

08:00 How much protein you really need?

12:00 Why you need to eat healthy fats

13:00 Food and Aging (Aging and nutrient absorption)

16:35 Why you need to fix your macro nutrients first

18:00 What’s the problem with nutritional supplements

22:15 Why food is medicine

24:00 Hair loss reasons and treatment

29:00Three simple things you can do every day to improve your hair (and general health)

31:45 Why bad habits are so hard to break

About Dr Ray Nettles

Dr. Nettles is the inventor of the Biochemical Report Card that enables him to test all elements of our biochemistry, including our nutrition, to see how we are doing at providing the nutrients our body needs to thrive as we age. Dr Nettles also discovered that chemical imbalances within the body are responsible in many cases for: fatigue, lack of energy, trouble sleeping, lack of libido, low drive, difficulty building muscle, weight gain and age related diseases. Dr Nettles is a great advocate of the notion that food is medicine. Based on the results of each individual’s biochemical report card, he provides his patients with recommendations to improve their health, reduce risk of disease and improve their quality of life. Dr Nettles has degrees in medicine, hair loss surgery, genetics, biochemistry (AACS, A4M, ISHRS, MD) and a masters in human behavior.

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Stop and Regrow Facebook
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Stop and Regrow Instagram
Stop and Regrow Youtube

 

This video was recorded live, as a part of Happy Bellyfish Video Podcast “Healthy Eating Unbiased and Simplified”. In these interview series we bring nutritionists, doctors, farmers and activists to share different prospectives on what healthy eating is.

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Intuitive Eating with Amanda Lambrechts

In this podcast episode we interview Amanda Lambrechts, an Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian and a Licensed Nutritionist. The concept of intuitive eating is opposite to so-called diet mentality, and it  is totally new even for many professional nutritionists.

During the episode we talk about the concept of intuitive eating, its principles, possible challenges and how to overcome them. We also touch such topics like weight loss, positive body image, the link between our childhood and adult eating behavior, as well as the ability to understand what your own body needs. 

Interview Highlights and Quick Links

2:50 Why professional nutritionists take Intuitive Eating Approach

4:50 What is Intuitive Eating in a nutshell

6:58 What rejecting the Diet Mentality means and how to do it

7:30 The role if nutritionists and dieticians in transition to Intuitive Eating

10:20 The biggest challenges when adopting Intuitive Eating

11:20 Intuitive Eating and Weight Loss

13:00 Intuitive Eating and positive body image

14:30 Is Intuitive Eating for everyone?

17:20 How to recognise your hunger and not give into cravings

21:00 Childhood and our eating behaviour

24:20 How to listen to your body and understand what it really needs

36:40 How to manage unhealthy food cravings in the context of intuitive eating

38:20 What to eat when you follow Intuitive Eating

Resources from the Interview

Free Intuitive Eating Guide

Food Psych Podcast

About Amanda Lambrechts

Amanda Lambrechts (MS, RD, LN) is an Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian, a Licensed Nutritionist and the owner of the online practice at Spilling the Beans Nutrition. Her practice focuses on helping people recover from disordered eating in addition to guiding individuals in breaking free from diet culture and moving towards intuitive eating. 

Website of Amanda: Spilling the Beans Nutrition

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This video was recorded live, as a part of Happy Bellyfish Video Podcast “Healthy Eating Unbiased and Simplified”. In these interview series we bring nutritionists, doctors, farmers and activists to share different prospectives on what healthy eating is.

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Intermittent Fasting with Anastasis Tzanis

In this episode we interview Anastasis Tzanis, a nutritional therapist and a yoga teacher, talking about intermittent fasting. Anastasis has been practicing intermittent fasting himself and we will be covering such topics like benefits of intermittent fasting, weight loss, muscle gain, mental aspects of fasting and many more.

Interview Highlights and Quick Links

03:00 Scientifically proven benefits of intermittent fasting

03:38 Intermittent fasting and weight loss

05:40 Using fasting for medical purposes

07:25 Fasting during periods of high stress

08:38 Why one-time short fasts don’t work

11:15 Spiritual aspects of intermittent fasting

14:10 Why some people can’t stick to intermittent fasting and how to fix it

17:20 Fasting and our relationship with food

19:15 How to prepare yourself for intermittent fasting

22:29 Best foods to eat during intermittent fasting

25:10 Fasting, muscle loss and muscle gain

32:40 How to align intermittent fasting with your family life, even if nobody supports you

About Anastasis Tzanis

Anastasis is an experienced registered Nutritional Therapist & Yoga Teacher from Athens, based in London. He has a track record of working with individuals with a range of health conditions helping them improve their health, as well as yogis advancing their practice. He runs an online clinical practice and works as a consultant for companies using diet, breathing and yoga.

Anastasis holds a diploma from the Institute from Optimal Nutrition, the most prominent course of Nutritional Therapy in UK. He has developed the skills and has experience in strengthening the immune function, supporting patients undergoing cancer care and obesity. In practice he uses a 3 pillar model optimising the body’s energy metabolic function. The concept is simple: “When the body has enough energy, it will be able to battle disease and perform optimally.”

Website of Anastasis Tzanis : https://www.thenutritionistyogi.com/
Follow Anastasis on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.nutritionist.yogi/

This video was recorded live, as a part of Happy Bellyfish Video Podcast “Healthy Eating Unbiased and Simplified”. In these interview series we bring nutritionists, doctors, farmers and activists to share different prospectives on what healthy eating is.

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Teff, a Gluten-Free Grain: Interview with Claire Smith, the Founder of Tenera Grains

What is teff, a gluten-free grain, and how to cook teff? In today’s episode we are talking with Claire Smith, a teff farmer and the founder of Tenera Grains.

In the interview Claire talks about the benefits of teff, her experience growing it and how to cook with it. She also shares her favourite breakfast recipe with teff – you can find it at the bottom of the page.

A short overview of what you can learn in the interview:

01:58 Why Claire started growing teff

03:20 Health benefits of teff and you should add teff to your diet

10:50 Tasting teff

11:55 How to cook with teff

16:52 Teff granola

21:10 For which diet is teff suitable (GF, vegan, Keto, Paleo etc. )

22:12 Claire’s favourite teff recipe for breakfast

Easy Breakfast Recipe with Teff

 – 1/2 cup of oatmeal,

 – 2 tbsp of buckwheat groats

 – 1 tbsp of teff grain

 – milk (any plant-based milk will also do)

Add all the ingredients to a mason jar and cover with milk (any plant-based milk will also work), add 1/2 tbsp of maple syrup. Mix it a night before to get an overnight breakfast. Teff and buckwheat start to sprout. Very healthy and fills you up. 

About Claire Smith

Claire Smith was raised on a farm in Michigan, USA. In 2015, her dad started growing teff on their farm and she worked with teff grain and teff flour in the kitchen. Two years later, Claire started making granola with teff  which became wildly popular with friends and family. Learn more about her story at www.teneragrains.com

Follow Claire on Instagram: www.instagram.com/teffchef

 

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