The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

By Dr. Mark Hyman

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We are seeing an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, primarily driven by our food and food system. This is perpetuated by agricultural, food and health care policies that don’t support health. We need to rethink disease and reimagine a food system and a health care system the protects health, unburdens the economy from the weight of obesity and chronic disease, protects the environment, helps reverse climate change and creates a nation of healthy children and citizens. This podcast is a place for deep conversations about the critical issues of our time in the space of health, wellness, food and politics. New episodes are released every Wednesday morning. I hope you'll join me.

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A Personal Conversation with Dr. Oz
32:10

Creating a movement often means meeting resistance, and it also means persisting. My guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy, Dr. Oz, has changed the way that we approach our health, and he’s made wellness more accessible than ever.


Currently in its tenth season, the ten-time Daytime Emmy award-winning syndicated daily series The Dr. Oz Show is hosted by Dr. Mehmet Oz, accredited health expert, best-selling author, and world renowned cardiac surgeon. The Dr. Oz Show is an informative hour that offers audiences the opportunity to learn about a wide range of health and wellness topics. Tackling the balance of mind, body and spirit, Dr. Oz calls on specialists from a variety of disciplines for expert advice on how viewers can be their best selves.

 

Dr. Oz served as health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show from 2004 to 2009. Sharing advice with viewers to help them live their best life from the inside out. Dr. Oz has co-authored eight New York Times Best Sellers including “Food Can Fix It” “YOU: The Owner's Manual” as well as the award winning “Healing from the Heart”. He has a regular column in O, The Oprah Magazine. 

 

Dr. Oz is an Attending Physician at NY Presbyterian-Columbia Medical Center. He still performs dozens of heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery, alternative medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books, has received numerous patents, and still performs heart surgery. He also authors a newspaper column syndicated by Hearst in 175 markets internationally.


You won’t want to miss this intimate conversation with America’s teacher.

Sep 12, 2018
The Power of a Ketogenic Diet to Reverse Disease with Dr. Sarah Hallberg
1:03:40

Dr. Sarah Hallberg is a diabetes expert, who is here to change the way we treat diabetes. Her number one weapon for reversing type 2 diabetes: a ketogenic diet.


Dr. Hallberg is a Medical Director at Virta Health and a Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovator Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is also the Medical Director and founder of the Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program at Indiana University Health Arnett and an adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Hallberg is serving as Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council for The Nutrition Coalition. Dr. Hallberg is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Obesity Medicine, and The American Board of Clinical Lipidology and is a Registered Exercise Physiologist by the ACSM. She is also a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association and The National Lipid Association.


In this episode, Dr. Hallberg shares the benefits of a high fat, or ketogenic, diet. You may have heard that a ketogenic diet can be beneficial for your health—that it promotes weight loss, longevity, and enhanced cognitive function—and wondered if the hype is true. Tune into this week’s episode to find out.

Sep 05, 2018
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian on How Poor Health is Swallowing Our Economy Whole
1:04:38

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, the Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University, which is regarded as the oldest and most renowned graduate school of nutrition in North America. In addition to serving as the school’s Dean, he also teaches as the Jean Mayer Professor of Nutrition and Medicine and is a trained cardiologist.


Dr. Mozaffarian has served in numerous advisory roles in his career, including for the U.S. and Canadian governments, American Heart Association, Global Burden of Diseases study, World Health Organization, and United Nations. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Time Magazine, and many other outlets. In 2016, Thomson Reuters named him as one of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds.


Dr. Mozaffarian received his BS in biological sciences from Stanford, MD from Columbia, and clinical training in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine from Stanford and U. Washington. He also holds an MPH from U. Washington and a Doctorate in Public Health from Harvard. Before being appointed as Dean at Tufts in 2014, Dr. Mozaffarian was at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health for a decade and clinically active in cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


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Aug 29, 2018
Pam Koch on Why What You Eat Matters
1:08:04

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is Pam Koch, EdD, RD. Pam teaches both Nutritional Ecology and Community Nutrition to master and doctoral students at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she completed both her EdD and RD.


She also conducts research about the connections between a just, sustainable food system and healthy eating, which she then translates her research into curricula for school teachers and recommendations for policy makers. She speaks about nutrition education and sustainable food systems around the country and internationally. She is the author of many nutrition education curricula and she has worked with and evaluated many school-based nutrition education programs that are creating school gardens, conducting cooking sessions, and working toward food justice.


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Aug 22, 2018
Terry Wahls on How She Reversed Multiple Sclerosis Using Functional Medicine
42:53
My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is Dr. Terry Wahls, who has one of the most incredible stories of using food to recover from an illness I’ve ever heard. Dr. Wahls is the assistant chief of staff at Iowa City VA Health Care and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa.
Aug 15, 2018
Dr. Sidney M. Baker, MD on Learning About Disease by Traveling the World
1:01:09

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is the unsung hero of the transformation of health care, Dr. Sidney Baker, MD. Dr. Baker started his career after graduating from Yale Medical. He is a former assistant professor of medical computer sciences, a Peace Corps volunteer, the Director of the Gesell Institute, the founder of Defeat Autism Now!, a Linus Pauling Award recipient, and the associate editor of Integrative Medicine.

He is the also the author of several books, including Detoxification and Healing, The Circadian Prescription, and, with Jon Pangborn, Autism: Effective Biomedical Treatments, as well as various journal articles. He is currently a family practitioner practicing Functional Medicine in Sag Harbor, NY.

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Aug 08, 2018
Gary Taubes on the Case Against Sugar
1:02:48

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is Gary Taubes, one of the most accomplished health journalists in the world. In addition to being an investigative science and health journalist, Taubes is the co-founder of the non-profit Nutrition Science Initiative, which aims to reduce the individual, social, and economic costs of obesity, diabetes, and their related diseases by improving the quality of science in nutrition and obesity research.


He is also the author of The Case Against Sugar (2016), Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It (2011), and Good Calories, Bad Calories (2007). Taubes is the recipient of many prestigious awards in the fields of both journalism and health, and he has graduated with degrees from Harvard, Stanford, and Columbia.


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Aug 01, 2018
David Heber MD, PhD on the Great Debate about Protein
42:17

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is David Heber MD, PhD. Dr. Heber is the founding director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, a professor of medicine and public health, and the founding chief of the division of clinical nutrition in the department of medicine. Dr. Heber also directs the National Cancer Institute-funded clinical nutrition research unit and the National Institute of Health’s nutrition and obesity training grants at UCLA.


As if that wasn’t enough, Dr. Heber has published hundreds of articles and written 25 book chapters and two professional textbooks. Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Heber has done primary research in the fields of obesity treatment and prevention, the role of nutrition, and phytochemicals. He’s an extraordinary physician and an inspiration to me.


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Jul 25, 2018
Marie Forleo on Building a Life You Love
50:04

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is Marie Forleo, an entrepreneur, speaker, author, and the host of MarieTV.


Marie is an unshakable optimist whose mission in all things is to help people build a life they love and to use individual gifts to change the world. She is the creator and host of the award-winning show MarieTV, which has now racked up over 38 million views on YouTube and which has been watched by people in almost 200 countries. She has been called a thought leader by Oprah, and she’s landed on Inc. Magazine’s 500 fastest-growing companies list.


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Jul 18, 2018
Rev. Michael Beckwith on Finding Your Purpose
48:18

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is Rev. Michael Beckwith, the Founder and Director of the Agape International Spiritual Center.


For over 30 years now, Michael has embraced a practical approach to spirituality and has helped people see the benefits of meditation, affirmative prayer, and life visioning, a process he originated. He has spoken at the United Nations, hosted conferences featuring some of the top thinkers and leaders in a variety of industries, and he is also the founder of the Global Association for New Thought. He is a teacher, a speaker, and the author of several books. He has shared his insights on a number of well-known television programs, such as Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday, Dr. Oz, Larry King Live, CNN, Tavis Smiley and others.


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Jul 11, 2018
Jeffrey Bland, PhD on The Future of Medicine
59:09

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is the legendary Jeffrey Bland PhD, Founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine. Early in my medical career I attended a lecture given by Dr. Bland and it changed the trajectory of my career. At its core, Functional Medicine seeks to identify and address the root causes of disease, and views the body as one integrated system, not a collection of independent organs divided up by medical specialties. Having my mentor join me for this conversation was truly a delight and an honor.

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Jul 04, 2018
Dave Asprey on the Little Known Secret to Energy and Longevity
51:54

My guest in this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is the amazing Dave Asprey, Founder & CEO of Bulletproof, and the leading expert on biohacking. Biohacking is the desire to be the absolute best version of ourselves. Our conversation took us through biohacking, human biology, and the importance of emotional and mental health. I hope you’ll tune into the full episode.

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Jun 27, 2018
Dan Buettner on What Makes Blue Zones the Healthiest Places on Earth
54:46

Dan Buettner is a National Geographic fellow, in charge of leading expeditions - he’s essentially a real life Indiana Jones. Having him on my podcast meant we got to discuss all the incredible places he has been and how it has led to his work on Blue Zones, a term he’s coined to designate the healthiest places on earth. Through research and study, Dan and his team were able to identify the 9 commonalities between all the Blue Zones - and those 9 things might surprise you. Tune into this brand new episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy for more!

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Jun 20, 2018
Miriam Horn on Why Big Farmers are Not Always the Bad Guys
1:02:38

This week I sit down with Miriam Horn of the Environmental Defense Fund and New York Times-best selling author. What fascinated me most about our conversation is how she challenged and brought into question our assumptions about how we can save the environment. We so often point to ranchers, farmers and fisherman, the people who cultivate and raise our food, as being the enemy. But Miriam showed me that in those places, we can find unlikely allies who could shape the future our world forever and for the better.

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Jun 13, 2018
Ryland Engelhart on Why a Vegan Started a Regenerative Farm with Animals
46:02

My guest on today's episode of The Doctor's Farmacy is a food icon. Not only is he the co-founder of the influential restaurant Cafe Gratitude, he's also an author, filmmaker, activist and world leader in the rebuilding our soils to restore human and planetary health. We sat down to discuss gratitude and gratefulness, his background in the food industry, and his nonprofit Kiss the Ground. I hope you'll tune in. 

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Jun 06, 2018
Hawk Newsome on Black Health Matters
46:20

My guest this week is Hawk Newsome, an extraordinary man and activist at the forefront of the new civil rights movement and president of Black Lives Matter, New York. Millions of African Americans are killed every year by an invisible form of racism, a silent and insidious injustice. This is an often-internalized force of racism and oppression that disproportionately affects the poor and African American communities. The culprit? Our food and food systems. It’s voices like Hawk's that are shining a light on these inequalities.  

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May 30, 2018
Nina Teicholz on Butter, Meat and The Science and Politics of Nutrition
1:15:26

In my conversation with Nina Teicholz, a leading science journalist, we explore saturated fats, modern nutrition policy, and flawed research on our way to some startling conclusions. Her bestselling book, The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet, actually inspired me to write my own book. It was a tremendous honor to have her on the show. Join us for an hour long conversation about things that matter. 

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May 23, 2018
Michael Moss on Salt, Sugar, Fat and The Role of the Food Industry in Creating Food Addiction
1:08:50

It's an honor and pleasure to have Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and New York Times best selling author Michael Moss as my first guest. His book, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, changed my trajectory of my own work. It woke me up to the shady practices of the food industry. In this episode, we talk about the dangers of the meat industry, how food corporations design food to be more addictive, and so much more.

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May 16, 2018
Welcome to The Doctor's Farmacy
1:15
This podcast is a place for deep conversations about the critical issues of our time in the space of health, wellness, food and politics.
May 08, 2018