Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

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“Health has become overcomplicated. I aim to simplify it” In this podcast, we hear stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities who offer easy health life-hacks, expert advice and debunk common health myths giving you the tools to ?


#121 How To Break Free From The Limitations Of Your Mind with Peter Crone
Jul 14 • 106 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing. Today, I welcome Peter Crone, aka ‘The Mind Architect’ back to the podcast. Peter is a writer, speaker and thought leader in human potential. He has worked with world-famous actors, athletes and the…
#120 How To Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal
Jul 7 • 80 min
We are living through a crisis of distraction. Plans get sidetracked, friends are ignored, work never seems to get done. You sit down at your desk to work on an important project, but a notification on your phone interrupts your morning. Later, as you’re…
#119 Esther Perel: Relationships and How They Shape Us
Jun 30 • 89 min
As human beings, relationships are fundamental to who we are. We know that relationships can be a big source of happiness and fulfillment in our lives but they can also be one of the major sources of stress. So, why is it that we often find relationships…
#118 How to Work Less and Get More Done with Alex Pang
Jun 23 • 90 min
Why is it that we equate long hours with greater effort? Could a four-day working week be the change we need for public health as well as the economy? My guest on today’s conversation is Alex Pang, an author and former Silicon Valley tech consultant who…
#117 Why Black Lives Matter with Darryl Edwards
Jun 16 • 108 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains themes of an adult nature. Darryl Edwards – aka The Fitness Explorer – was one of the very first guests to appear on this podcast, all the way back on episode 7. He is someone who is passionate about promoting…
#116 How to Plan the Post-Lockdown Future of Your Dreams and Coping with Emotions with Dr Tara Swart
Jun 9 • 86 min
For many people, lockdown has provided a time for personal development. You may have discovered and worked on new qualities or skills. But I’m very aware that just as many people have found it a really stressful and incredibly busy time. Perhaps you’re a…
#115 Meditation and Mindfulness Made Easy: The Very Best Tips
Jun 3 • 53 min
There’s so much craziness going on in the world right now and it can often be hard to know what to feel, or even what to do. In times like these, a practice of mindfulness or meditation becomes even more important. It can help improve sleep, reduce levels…
#114 The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World with Dr Vivek Murthy
May 26 • 94 min
My guest on today’s conversation is Vivek Murthy. Vivek was the US Surgeon General under the Obama administration and is now author of the fantastic book, Together, about the healing power of human connection. And connect is exactly what Vivek and I did…
#113 How Breathing Can Transform Your Life with Brian MacKenzie
May 19 • 128 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing It is the first thing we do when we arrive in the world and the last thing we do before we leave. It happens automatically 26,000 times a day without us even having to pay any attention to it, yet breathing…
#112 The Secret to Ageing Well with Dr Dan Levitin
May 12 • 104 min
CAUTION ADVISED: This podcast contains swearing themes of an adult nature. Do you believe that we have control over how we age? Is mental decline inevitable? Or, does how we live now determine our later years? This week’s guest is Dr Daniel Levitin, a…
#111 How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep: The Very Best Tips on Sleep
May 5 • 47 min
Sleep is one of the most undervalued components of our health – if we can improve the quality of our sleep, we can improve the quality of our lives. Getting more sleep improves every aspect of our lives – it makes us less prone to injury when we exercise,…
#110 Why Mindset is The Key to Success with Tom Bilyeu
Apr 28 • 95 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing. Do you believe that people’s values can change, or are they set in stone? Can you gain talent and intelligence through practice, or are they innate? Do you have a growth mindset or a fixed one? My guest on…
#109 Discover the Joy of Movement with Dr Kelly McGonigal
Apr 21 • 109 min
One of the positives I’m seeing during the current lockdown is many people’s renewed appreciation for getting out, active and connected. Having to stay home is making us really value that small window in our days when we can step outside to exercise,…
#108 BJ Fogg: The Secret to Making New Habits Stick
Apr 14 • 86 min
How can we create new habits – and stick to them? Is it really a case of will power, motivation, then repetition? Or could there be a simpler approach? This week, I talk to world leading expert in behaviour change, Professor BJ Fogg, who has spent 20…
#107 John McAvoy: How to Thrive in Lockdown
Apr 10 • 82 min
Many of us are struggling to adjust to this new way of life. Having spent 24 hours a day in a 12ft by 8ft prison cell for a whole year, my guest on this week’s podcast knows more about isolation than most of us. You may remember John McAvoy from episode…
#106 Gabor Maté: Is Coronavirus Showing Us Who We Really Are?
Apr 7 • 83 min
Think back four or five weeks ago. How much of what you were engaged in then seems relatively trivial now? How much has the experience of coronavirus already clarified what your values really are? When you see people standing in the street, clapping for…
#105 Coronavirus Special. Johann Hari: How To Stay Calm and Connected when Physically Apart
Apr 1 • 72 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing and themes of an adult nature. Having written a book about the importance of connections, Johann Hari was the obvious choice to help me shed light on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting this key human…
#104 How Being Kind Helps Your Immune System, Reduces Stress and Changes Lives with Dr David Hamilton
Mar 24 • 109 min
The world is changing and people are feeling scared. What we regard as normal has been completely flipped on its head. What we need now more than ever is kindness. When you’re kind to someone, it’s not just that person who benefits. Kindness makes you…
#103 Coronavirus Special: How To Manage Anxiety In The Face Of A Global Pandemic with Dr Judson Brewer
Mar 21 • 75 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing. As the world goes into lockdown to help manage the global pandemic of Coronavirus, many people are feeling anxious. This is a bonus conversation that I have recorded to help people deal with the anxiety…
#102 Why You Should Change Your Diet With The Seasons with Dallas Hartwig
Mar 18 • 129 min
Is it time we relearned to live in sync with the natural world? My guest this week asserts that, instead of sticking to the same habits and behaviours, year round, we should change with the seasons, as our ancestors did. Dallas Hartwig, co-author of The…
#101 How To Make Better Decisions Under Stress with Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton
Mar 11 • 64 min
My guest on this week’s podcast is living proof that trauma doesn’t have to break you – that your start in life needn’t determine where you’ll end up. Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton is one of just six female chief fire officers in the UK, and a psychologist with…
#100 - One Hundred Episodes On - What I’ve Learned From Podcasting with Dr Rangan Chatterjee
Mar 4 • 78 min
Spinach or kale? Jeans or tracksuit bottoms? Running or swimming? They’re not the usual questions my podcast guests have to ponder. But this week’s episode is a special (and occasionally silly) one – it’s our centenary so it’s me in the hot seat. I…
#99 How Breathing Through Your Nose Will Change Your Life with Patrick McKeown
Feb 26 • 135 min
How do you breathe? It might not be something you’ve ever given much thought to, but my guest on this week’s episode is convinced you should. Patrick McKeown believes breathing correctly – that is, through your nose, lightly, and slowly – is the secret to…
#98 Why We Need To Fix Our Food System with Mark Hyman
Feb 19 • 87 min
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…
#97 How Exercise Changes Your Brain and Reduces Your Risk of Depression with Brendon Stubbs
Feb 12 • 112 min
Think of a physiotherapist and you probably think of someone who’s interested in muscles and joints; someone who gets you moving again after an injury, right? Well my guest this week is a physio with a difference. He’s concerned with the effect movement…
#96 How This Sporting Event Could Change Your Life with Michael Lemmel
Feb 5 • 95 min
Can a sporting event really change the world? It might sound crazy, but with the right ingredients, I think it can. My guest on this week’s podcast is Michael Lemmel, co-founder of Swimrun, a sporting experience that’s taken the world by storm. What began…
#95 Why You Need More Rest with Claudia Hammond
Jan 29 • 101 min
Warning: some people might find this podcast seriously restful. If that sounds appealing, it should do, because rest is something we all need to prioritise. So says this week’s guest, Claudia Hammond, who argues that being busy isn’t a badge of honour –…
#94 Is Everything You Know About Depression Wrong? With Johann Hari
Jan 22 • 115 min
RE-RELEASE: This episode originally aired last year as a two-part episode. CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing and themes of an adult nature. For the past few decades, almost every year, levels of depression and anxiety have increased in…
#93 Rich Roll on Conversation, Connection and How To Cope In a Toxic World
Jan 15 • 126 min
My guest on this week’s podcast is plant-powered wellness advocate, best-selling author and podcast host, Rich Roll. You may remember Rich from episode 28, when he talked about his transformation from overweight alcoholic to vegan ultra-endurance athlete,…
#92 How To Make Lifestyle Changes That Will Last with Dr Rangan Chatterjee and Dr Ayan Panja
Jan 8 • 92 min
Why is it that so many of us find it hard to stick to a new diet or lifestyle plan? We all start off well enough – full of energy and optimism but then the novelty soon wears off and life gets in the way. After some time, we are right back where we first…
#91 If This Man Can Turn His Life Around, So Can You with John McAvoy
Jan 1 • 163 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing. Is there a change you’d like to make in your life? Something you’re desperate to overcome, but can’t see how? Or a goal you’re scared to aim for, because it feels too far off? My guest on this week’s…
#90 Is There Anything Better Than Movement For Transforming The Way That You Feel: Best of 2019
Dec 28, 2019 • 39 min
Over the past 2 years, I have had the privilege of talking with some of the most influential and insightful voices in the health and wellbeing space. To celebrate, I have released 3 very special compilation episodes at the end of 2019, which happens to…
#89 Why Connection Is The Most Important Aspect Of Health: Best Of 2019
Dec 26, 2019 • 43 min
Over the past 2 years, I have had the privilege of talking with some of the most influential and insightful voices in the health and wellbeing space. To celebrate, I have decided to release 3 very special compilation episodes at the end of the year, which…
#88 The Very Best Tips to Look After Your Mental Health: Best of 2019
Dec 18, 2019 • 37 min
Over the past 2 years, I have had the privilege of talking with some of the most interesting and insightful voices in health. To celebrate, I am releasing 3 very special episodes at the end of the year which also happens to be the end of the decade! In my…
#87 What Chronic Illness Taught Me with Nicola Singleton
Dec 11, 2019 • 107 min
This week’s podcast is a first for me – my guest is a former patient of mine, Nicola Singleton. I met Nicola back in September 2016 on the second series of my BBC1 TV documentary, Doctor In The House. Since then, she has completely transformed her health…
#86 How to Achieve Anything You Want in Life with Marie Forleo
Dec 4, 2019 • 81 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing. What’s holding you back in life at the moment? Is there a problem – be it practical or emotional, to do with your health, relationships, work, finance or anything else – that seems insurmountable? Whatever…
#85 Is it Time for a Tactical Break from Alcohol? With Andy Ramage
Nov 26, 2019 • 120 min
How does alcohol fit into your life? Have you ever given it any thought? My guest on this week’s podcast is Andy Ramage, a performance coach and author. He’s also one of the founders of One Year No Beer, a habit-changing programme that invites people to…
#84 Why Walking Is The Superpower You Didn’t Know You Had with Professor Shane O’Mara
Nov 20, 2019 • 92 min
When was the last time you gave any real thought to walking? It’s so easy to put one foot in front of the other. Yet this unique, underrated activity sets us apart from other species, and brings incredible advantages – yes, superpowers – if we do it…
#83 Dr Rangan Chatterjee LIVE at The Scottish Parliament with Annie Wells MSP
Nov 13, 2019 • 89 min
This week, the microphones are turned and it’s me in the hot seat. This conversation was recorded at The Festival of Politics 2019 on World Mental Health Day in The Scottish Parliament with Deputy Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Mental Health, Annie…
#82 How to Create the Life You Were Born to Live with Peter Crone
Nov 6, 2019 • 116 min
What is preventing you from living the life of your dreams? Are you waiting for the right person to come along? Will you be happy when you get a pay-rise? Or perhaps you just aren’t capable of getting what you really want? The truth is, that your perfect…
#81 Why When We Eat May Be More Important Than What We Eat with Professor Satchin Panda
Oct 30, 2019 • 92 min
RE-RELEASE - This episode originally aired as a 2-part episode almost 18 months ago and has been one of the most popular episodes to date. After releasing Episode 77, I have had many requests for more information on the impact of circadian clocks on our…
#80 Why Spending Time With Your Friends Is More Important Than You Think with Dhru Purohit
Oct 22, 2019 • 120 min
Loneliness is an epidemic. We are surrounded by people yet many of us feel empty. Why is this? This week, one of my best friends, entrepreneur and podcast host, Dhru Purohit explains that many of us are craving deep meaningful connected friendships and we…
#79 How Running Can Transform Your Life with Sanjay Rawal
Oct 16, 2019 • 124 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains mild swearing. When we think about running, most of us think of it as a form of physical exercise – something that we do to lose weight, look better or stay healthy. Some of us like to measure how far and how quickly…
#78 How to Reverse Childhood Obesity with Kim Roberts
Oct 11, 2019 • 82 min
SPECIAL EPISODE FOR WORLD OBESITY DAY to support a charity called HENRY, which is doing amazing work to combat childhood obesity. The statistics look gloomy. 1 in 10 children are obese when they start school and the odds are stacked against them. Only 1…
#77 Why Getting More Light Will Transform Your Health with Linda Geddes
Oct 9, 2019 • 103 min
Since the dawn of time, humans have worshipped the sun. And with good reason. Our biology is set up to work in partnership with it. From our sleep cycles to our immune systems and our mental health, access to sunlight is crucial for living a happy and…
#76 How to Optimise Your Brain Health with Dr Rahul Jandial
Oct 2, 2019 • 74 min
We are undergoing a huge technological experiment. In our pockets we have tiny technological miracles through which we can communicate, instantly, with anyone on the planet. We are constantly bombarded with endless information. But what impact is all this…
#75 What Every Parent Should Know with Philippa Perry
Sep 25, 2019 • 82 min
How do we improve our relationship with our children? Why do our children make us feel so irritated at times? And what do we do if we’ve acted in a way that we shouldn’t have? I’m joined this week by psychotherapist and author, Philippa Perry, to talk…
#74 How Diet Can Save Your Mental Health with Professor Felice Jacka
Sep 18, 2019 • 81 min
We all know that a poor diet negatively impacts our physical health. In fact, it is now the leading cause of early death in men and number two in women. But it’s not only our physical health that is affected – the effects on our mental health can also be…
#73 Why You Are Stronger Than You Think with Ross Edgley
Sep 11, 2019 • 92 min
“You are more powerful than your mind allows you to believe” This week, I have the great pleasure of sitting down with arguably the fittest (but definitely one of the loveliest) men on the planet – swimmer and all-round adventurer, Ross Edgley. He…
#72 Brain Training, Addiction, Self-Love and Community - End of Season 2
Jul 30, 2019 • 39 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing and themes of an adult nature. This week’s episode wraps up the second season of the Feel Better, Live More podcast. Over the past 12 months, I’ve had the honour of sharing fascinating conversations with a…
#71 What Makes Us Human with Tony Riddle
Jul 23, 2019 • 113 min
This week I sit down with natural lifestyle coach, Tony Riddle, who plans to run the whole length of Great Britain completing 30 miles every day for 30 days completely barefoot in order to show what humans are capable of and what he believes is…
#70 Why Sleep is the Most Important Pillar of Health with Professor Matthew Walker
Jul 10, 2019 • 92 min
This interview originally aired 12 months ago as a 2 part conversation, which have proved to be two of the most popular episodes that I have released so far. Many listeners have asked me to re-release them as one single conversation so that they can…
#69 Michael Pollan: Could Psychedelics Solve the Mental Health Crisis?
Jul 3, 2019 • 84 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing. Many of you will know Michael Pollan as a world-renowned food writer but now he has written a book that brings psychedelic drugs into mainstream consciousness. But why? Long before they gained a bad…
#68 Tennis: A Game for Life with Jamie Murray
Jun 26, 2019 • 45 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains mild swearing. Having won 6 grand slam titles, Jamie Murray is one of the most successful British tennis players of all time. This week, with Wimbledon nearly upon us, I sit down to talk with him about what he does…
#67 The Secret to a Long and Happy life with Dan Buettner
Jun 19, 2019 • 75 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing. A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits. If you adopt the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are you may live up to a decade longer. So, what’s…
#66 Pushing Your Limits and Discovering Yourself with Kilian Jornet
Jun 12, 2019 • 75 min
When was the last time you were completely alone? Not alone by modern standards, but truly alone - with no mobile phone or outside influences providing information to your brain. Can you think of a time? Global icon, prolific mountain runner and guest on…
#65 Developing Confidence and Learning to Say No with Chloe Brotheridge
Jun 5, 2019 • 67 min
Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you were more confident? This week, I sit down with hypnotherapist, anxiety expert and author, Chloe Brotheridge, to talk about how confidence is a skill that everybody can learn. Chloe explains that by…
#64 Time and How to Spend It with James Wallman
May 29, 2019 • 51 min
Time is the most precious commodity we have, yet despite all the advances in technology, most of us are more time poor than ever before. Cultural commentator and best-selling author, James Wallman, believes that few of us really understand which…
#63 Gut Health and Probiotics with Dr Michael Ruscio
May 22, 2019 • 75 min
Gut health is a hot topic these days, with more and more research showing that our gut health impacts so much more than our digestive system. The gut is now being implicated in a host of different conditions, from joint pain to depression. But why is gut…
#62 How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection with Haemin Sunim
May 15, 2019 • 66 min
This week, I sit down with one of the most influential Zen Buddhist monks and teachers in South Korea, Haemin Sunim. He offers a unique perspective on vulnerability, authenticity and the journey to finding out who we really are. Haemin believes that we…
#61 Talking Mental Health with Matt Haig
May 8, 2019 • 69 min
Mental health problems are extremely common - it is estimated that 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives. Yet so many of us still view these illnesses as a weakness or a personal failure. On this week’s episode, I…
#60 The Secret to Solving the Stress Cycle with Drs Emily and Amelia Nagoski
May 1, 2019 • 68 min
How do you experience stress? Women and men generally experience stress in very different ways and women are much more likely to feel overwhelmed and exhausted than men. But why is this? Guests on this week’s episode, Drs Emily and Amelia Nagoski believe…
#59 Personalising Your Health with Alessandro Ferretti
Apr 23, 2019 • 64 min
We are all bombarded by stress throughout our daily lives and it comes in many different forms, but how do we actually know what impact that stress is having on our bodies? One of the key messages from today’s conversation is a reminder of how unique we…
#58 How to Open Your Mind and Change Your Life with Dr Tara Swart
Apr 17, 2019 • 68 min
Whether it’s a dream job, a successful relationship, losing weight or running a marathon, you have the power to accomplish anything you set your mind to. Yet for most of us, life just passes us by. In this week’s episode, neuroscientist and executive…
#57 Mental Fitness and Body Image with Natasha Devon MBE
Apr 10, 2019 • 59 min
We all know what to do to keep physically fit, but few of us think about what we need to do to keep our minds fit and healthy. Writer and mental-health and body image campaigner, Natasha Devon argues that just as there is mental illness, there is also…
#56 Becoming Stress Proof with Dr Mithu Storoni
Apr 3, 2019 • 67 min
Although you can’t see it, stress is everywhere. Once pushed aside as something that couldn’t be explained, stress is now a quantifiable, identifiable, solid thing that has real physical effects on our bodies and our long-term health. But what can we do…
#55 Eating for Longevity with Professor Valter Longo
Mar 27, 2019 • 66 min
What do we need to eat in order to live a long and healthy life? World-leading researcher in longevity, Professor Valter Longo, shares his views on diet and nutrition in this week’s episode. We discuss high protein diets, ketogenic diets and the concept…
#54 Re-Defining Happiness with Professor Paul Dolan
Mar 20, 2019 • 56 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing and themes of an adult nature. What really makes us happy? Is it a big house, lots of money, marriage and children? Not necessarily. Yet so many of us base what we do upon the ‘stories’ we tell ourselves of…
#53 How to Do Less, Do it Better and Live More with Elizabeth Emens
Mar 13, 2019 • 68 min
Do life’s mundane tasks like paying bills, answering emails or booking appointments feel like a whole other job? The stuff of life never ends. It piles up in junk drawers, steals our time, weighs on our minds and, if avoided for too long, can have painful…
#52 Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression with Johan Hari PART 2
Mar 6, 2019 • 52 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing and themes of an adult nature. This week, I continue the conversation with the inspirational Johann Hari, who shares insights from his forty-thousand-mile journey across the world to interview the leading…
#51 Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression with Johann Hari PART 1
Feb 27, 2019 • 69 min
CAUTION ADVISED: this podcast contains swearing and themes of an adult nature. For the past few decades, almost every year, levels of depression and anxiety have increased in Britain and across the Western world. But why? One of the most important voices…
#50 How Social Media Could Be Making You Ill with Cal Newport
Feb 7, 2019 • 71 min
How did this happen? We’re all living ultra-connected lives. In our pockets we have tiny technological miracles through which we can communicate, instantly, with anyone on the planet. Yet we are lonelier than ever before. Research has shown that levels of…
#49 The Untapped Wellbeing Resource with Stephen Deuchar
Feb 1, 2019 • 54 min
“In a single glance through a picture, you can be transformed into another world” It’s no secret that we are facing unprecedented levels of anxiety. But what if there was a parallel world that offered us a different way of thinking about life? Director of…
#48 Eat Your Way to Better Energy with James Collins
Jan 29, 2019 • 72 min
“Our body is our own high-performance vehicle and our engine is our metabolism turning our food into energy.” Who doesn’t want to achieve their personal best – whether it’s at work, during an exercise class or playing with their children? Yet how many of…
#47 Why Good Health Begins in the Mouth with Dr Steven Lin
Jan 25, 2019 • 57 min
“If we have a problem with our tooth, it’s really a sign that things could go wrong later on” Many of us think of the dentist as a place we go when we have a hole in our tooth. The dentist fixes the hole and that’s the end of the story. But dentist, Dr…
#46 Making Movement Easier with Chris Boardman
Jan 23, 2019 • 61 min
“It’s not just about encouraging people to change, we have to enable them to.” In Greater Manchester alone, inactivity-related illness is costing the NHS £500,000 a week. In fact, there are 250 million car journeys every year in Manchester that are less…
#45 Touch – The Forgotten Sense with Professor Francis McGlone
Jan 16, 2019 • 74 min
“Touch is not just a sentimental human indulgence, it’s a biological necessity” Did you know that being touched is essential for healthy brain development? Yet with teachers, healthcare professionals and work colleagues being increasingly hesitant about…
#44 How to Grow New Brain Cells with Dr Sandrine Thuret
Jan 9, 2019 • 65 min
Can adults grow new neurons? Until relatively recently, experts believed the answer was no. But neuroscientist, Sandrine Thuret explains why she believes humans can indeed generate new brain cells, a process called neurogenesis. She discusses the findings…
#43 The Training Secrets of the Hollywood Stars with David Higgins
Jan 2, 2019 • 66 min
“How I hold myself during the day impacts how I feel.” At this time of year, many of us are wanting to kick-start lifestyle change. But where do we start? Personal trainer to the Hollywood stars, David Higgins, shares his top tips on this week’s episode.…
#42 Parkrun – A Celebration of Community with Nick Pearson
Dec 26, 2018 • 57 min
“Somewhere in peoples DNA is a desire for them to be part of a community” Parkrun began 14 years ago, with a simple concept: a free five-kilometre time-trial around Bushy Park, south west London. It was a low-key, unofficial affair with socialising at its…
#41 Stress - The Health Epidemic of the 21st Century with Dr Rangan Chatterjee
Dec 19, 2018 • 62 min
“We need to give our mental health the same care we give our physical health.” This week, I’m in the hot seat being interviewed by friend, fellow GP and lifestyle medicine advocate, Dr Ayan Panja. We talk about the whirlwind of the last year and how those…
#40 Healing IBS and Gut Health with Jeanette Hyde
Dec 12, 2018 • 59 min
Are you struggling with IBS or some aspect of your gut health? Right now, IBS affects almost 20% of the UK population at some point in their lives and it can be a major cause of distress and disability for the people who suffer from it. This week, I talk…
#39 How to Stay Pain Free with The Foot Collective
Dec 5, 2018 • 66 min
Have you ever thought about how important our feet are? And how they’re connected to so many other parts of our bodies? This week’s podcast is with Nick and Mike from ‘The Foot Collective’, a group of Canadian physical therapists on a mission to help…
#38 The Power of Community with The Happy Pear
Nov 28, 2018 • 77 min
“The most important thing is love and that starts with yourself” Once beer-swilling rugby players, my guests on this week’s episode are identical twins Stephen and David, who now make up The Happy Pear. They share their incredible journey into healthy…
#37 How Our Childhood Shapes Every Aspect of Our Health with Dr. Gabor Maté
Nov 21, 2018 • 85 min
“We live in a society that generates addiction in most of its members.” This week, I talk to renowned addiction expert, physician and best-selling author, Dr. Gabor Maté. He calls for a compassionate approach toward addiction, whether in ourselves or in…
#36 The Truth About Plastic: Why We Should All Care with Will McCallum
Nov 14, 2018 • 58 min
“I do have real fears about whether or not the toxicity will increase to dangerous levels” The statistics are devastating. Plastic has increased twenty-fold over the past 50 years and will double again in the next 10 years. Already present in the stomachs…
#35 Why Depression Isn’t All In The Mind with Professor Edward Bullmore
Nov 7, 2018 • 71 min
“There is no family in the country that’s going to be untouched by depression” Worldwide, depression will be the single biggest cause of disability in the next 20 years. But treatment for it has not changed much in the last three decades. In the world of…
#34 Why Being Popular Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be with Professor Mitch Prinstein
Oct 30, 2018 • 62 min
“We are biologically programmed to care what others think of us” Who doesn’t want to be more popular? Leading psychologist, Professor Mitch Prinstein explains why perhaps we should be careful what we wish for… More than childhood intelligence, family…
#33 The Gut-Brain Connection and Why Diversity is Key with Miguel Toribio-Mateas
Oct 24, 2018 • 72 min
“Nutrition doesn’t need to be super-expensive, it can be cheap and cheerful but also very nutritious and wholesome.” Our everyday food choices affect not only our gut health but also our brain health. But how exactly does this work? Nutritionist and…
#32 The Science of Happiness with Meik Wiking
Oct 17, 2018 • 63 min
“Globally we are richer than ever before, but we fail to convert that wealth into wellbeing” Meik Wiking, author of best-selling book Hygge, understands happiness better than anyone. In his role as Founder and CEO of the world’s only Happiness Research…
#31 Born to Run with Vassos Alexander
Oct 10, 2018 • 61 min
“Try it, you will not regret it” ´╗┐Do you think running is just not for you? I think it will be hard not to want to give it a go after listening to this week’s podcast with BBC Radio 2 sports presenter, podcast host, author and self-confessed running…
#30 Mindfulness Instead of Medication with Danny Penman
Oct 2, 2018 • 56 min
“Mindfulness has been proven to be at least as good as antidepressants” What is mindfulness? And what really are the benefits? Author and expert in mindfulness and meditation, Dr Danny Penman explains it all. We discuss how numerous clinical trials have…
#29 Amelia Freer on What We Need to Eat
Sep 26, 2018 • 72 min
“Everyone is focusing on what to avoid, no one is focusing on what we need to eat” Nutritionist and best-selling author Amelia Freer has a refreshingly fluid and flexible approach to healthy eating. She believes that we should shift the focus away from…
#28 Rich Roll on How to Find Your Purpose
Sep 19, 2018 • 63 min
“Put yourself in an unbelievably uncomfortable frightening situation that you don’t have to and you’ll soon find out what you’re about.” Have you figured out what your ‘why’ is? Are you struggling to find the time to discover what you want from life? My…
#27 Why We Sleep with Matthew Walker PART 2
Jul 17, 2018 • 42 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to world-leading sleep researcher, author of the international best-selling book Why We Sleep and Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Matthew Walker. They discuss everything you ever needed to know…
#26 Why We Sleep with Matthew Walker PART 1
Jul 10, 2018 • 48 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to world-leading sleep researcher, author of the international best-selling book Why We Sleep and Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Matthew Walker. They discuss everything you ever needed to know…
#25 Eat Your Way to Better Health with Dale Pinnock
Jul 3, 2018 • 73 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to author, chef and nutritional medicine expert, Dale Pinnock aka ‘The Medicinal Chef’, about the various diets that he has tried and how we can eat to improve our heart health, anxiety, depression and type-2 diabetes. Show notes…
#24 How To Be Well with Dr Frank Lipman
Jun 28, 2018 • 52 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to US doctor and functional and integrative medicine expert, Dr Frank Lipman. They discuss Frank’s philosophy of combining traditional Eastern medicine with nutritional science and the best of Western medicine for long-term health and…
#23 The Truth About Meditation with Light Watkins
Jun 20, 2018 • 72 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to Light Watkins, meditation teacher, international speaker, author of the book Bliss More and creator of The Shine programme. Light busts some of the commonly held myths about mediation and explains how by taking a different approach,…
#22 Why When We Eat Matters with Professor Satchin Panda PART 2
Jun 15, 2018 • 42 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to Professor Satchidananda Panda of the Salk Institute in California, a leading expert in the field of circadian rhythm and whose research is transforming everyday lives worldwide. Show notes for part 2 available at…
#21 Why When You Eat Matters with Professor Satchin Panda PART 1
Jun 6, 2018 • 46 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to Professor Satchidananda Panda of the Salk Institute in California, a leading expert in the field of circadian rhythm and whose research is transforming our lives everyday worldwide. Show notes available at: drchatterjee.com/TRF…
#20 IBS, Stress and Gut Health with Professor John Cryan
May 30, 2018 • 55 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to Professor John Cryan, world-leading researcher on the gut-brain axis and Professor of Anatomy & Neuroscience about how the connection between our gut and our brains affects all aspects of our health, including stress, depression,…
#19 Emma Willis on Body Image, Motherhood and the Challenges of Modern Life
May 23, 2018 • 68 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to TV presenter and ex-model, Emma Willis, about the pressures of modelling, motherhood and keeping her family healthy. Show notes available at: drchatterjee.com/emmawillis Follow me on instagram.com/drchatterjee/ Follow me on…
#18 The Best Foods to Nourish Your Brain with Neuroscientist, Dr Lisa Mosconi
May 16, 2018 • 61 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to Dr Lisa Mosconi, neuroscientist, Professor of Neuroscience & Neurology, certified integrative nutritionist and associate director of the Alzheimer’s prevention clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College. They discuss the links between…
#17 Matt Willis on Pop Stardom, Addiction and Discovering Good Health
May 9, 2018 • 64 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to pop star, actor and self-confessed nutrition geek, Matt Willis, about the whirlwind of Busted, his alcohol addiction and his new-found awareness of the impact of his diet on his overall health. Show notes available at…
#16 Jamie Oliver’s Ambush on Childhood Obesity and Learning to Cook
May 4, 2018 • 65 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to celebrity TV chef, restaurateur and childhood obesity campaigner Jamie Oliver on his ambitions as a boy working in his family’s business, his current role as an obesity campaigner and what he’s working on for the future. *Please…
#15 Treating Depression and Anxiety with Dynamic Running Therapy with William Pullen
Apr 25, 2018 • 35 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to William Pullen, psychotherapist, author and founder of Dynamic Running Therapy about how running and walking can be the perfect therapy for mental health conditions. Show notes available at www.drchatterjee.com/williampullen Follow…
#14 The Sleep Hacking Secrets of the World’s Top Athletes with Nick Littlehales
Apr 18, 2018 • 60 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to elite sports sleep coach and author of the book Sleep: The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps… and the New Plan to Recharge Your Body and Mind about his unique journey to coaching world famous sports teams, on improving performance…
#13 The Importance of Barefoot Shoes with Galahad Clark
Apr 11, 2018 • 47 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to co-founder of global footwear brand, Vivobarefoot, Galahad Clark. Galahad comes from the family behind shoe-making dynasty Clarks and he explains why he set up Vivobarefoot. They discuss why it is important to allow your feet to…
#12 Human Movement and Taking Control of your Health with Gary Ward
Apr 4, 2018 • 57 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to Gary Ward about his journey on discovering his passion for human movement, how he believes healthcare professionals and movement specialists can learn from his philosophy and why we should all be in control of our own health. Show…
#11 Good Sleep Habits and Sleep Misconceptions with Dr Guy Meadows
Mar 27, 2018 • 50 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to sleep expert, trained physiologist, author and co-founder of The Sleep School, Dr Guy Meadows about why our sleep habits have become increasingly important and how we can make some simple changes to improve our sleep quality. Show…
#10 Reviving NHS General Practice and Lifestyle Medicine with Dr Ayan Panja
Mar 21, 2018 • 43 min
Dr Chatterjee talks to Dr Ayan Panja, NHS GP, Lifestyle Medicine advocate and health communicator about the current pressures on GPs and the exponential rise of Lifestyle Medicine. Show notes available at drchatterjee.com/ayanpanja Follow me on…
#9 Childhood Obesity and Fussy Eating with Dr Venita Patel
Mar 14, 2018 • 46 min
Dr Rangan Chatterjee meets Dr Venita Patel, paediatrician & nutritional therapist, to discuss the fight against childhood obesity, NHS-funded community projects and tips for fussy eaters. Show notes available at drchatterjee.com/venitapatel Follow me on…
#8 Optimising Hormonal Health with Angelique Panagos
Mar 7, 2018 • 52 min
Dr Rangan Chatterjee talks to Angelique Panagos, nutritional therapist and author of The Balance Plan: Six Steps to Optimize Your Hormonal Health. They discuss why modern life is attacking us and how Angelique discovered practical lifestyle changes that…
#7 Paleo Fitness and Natural Movement with Darryl Edwards
Feb 28, 2018 • 51 min
In this episode Dr Rangan Chatterjee speaks to Certified Personal Trainer, Nutritionist and international speaker - Darryl Edwards, on how he became a health and movement coach, why physical activity has become optional and his unique Primal Play™…
#6 Making Fast Food Healthy with John Vincent
Feb 21, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode Dr Rangan Chatterjee talks to LEON co-founder - John Vincent, on his journey to provide healthy, affordable fast-food choices, how he helps employees stay happy and the challenges our society face to be healthier. Show notes available at…
#5 IBS and Gut Health with Dr Megan Rossi
Feb 14, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode Dr Rangan Chatterjee meets The Gut Health Doctor - Megan Rossi, dietician and researcher at Kings College London, to discuss IBS, SIBO, the role of pre and pro-biotics and simple steps to improve the health of your gut. Show notes…
#4 How Food is Medicine with Dr Rupy Aujla
Feb 9, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode Dr Rangan Chatterjee speaks to Dr Rupy Aujla, author of The Doctor’s Kitchen, where they discuss the power of food and lifestyle change as medicine as Dr Rupy believes that what we choose to put on our plates is the most important health…
#3 The Importance of Heart Health with Dr Aseem Malhotra
Jan 31, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode Dr Rangan Chatterjee meets cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra - a world-leading obesity expert and one of Britain’s most vocal anti-sugar campaigners - to discuss what food can help you live a happier, healthier life. Show notes available at:…
#2 How to Stay Calm in a Busy World with Michael Acton Smith
Jan 24, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, Dr Chatterjee speaks to Michael Acton Smith, co-Founder and co-CEO of Calm - the app, website and book. We hear about what inspired Michael to set up the company through recognising the benefits of meditation and how we can all bring…
#1 Gut Health and why we need to throw out the rule-book with Professor Tim Spector
Jan 19, 2018 • 44 min
“Health has become overcomplicated. I aim to simplify it” In this podcast, we hear stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities who offer easy health life-hacks, expert advice and debunk common health myths giving you the tools to…
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