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11. Dysfunction in the industry we call health – part 1

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The current state of our health is in a crisis. With commercial enterprises sponsoring health studies and the information we are provided each day mixing between real science backed facts and marketing lingo, it’s hard to figure out who is the right voice to listen too.

Welcome to The Shift, an investigative series that follows naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen as she explores the dysfunctional nature of the health industry and provides people with the tools, knowledge and understanding to make the shift in their lives. Each episode of The Shift features interviews with industry experts in gut and general health from across the globe. They accompany Katherine in tackling the difficult questions surrounding global health. If you want to make the shift towards more informed decisions regarding better health, then this podcast is for you.

In episode #11 of The Shift, dysfunction in the industry we call health – part 1, Katherine dives into the turbulent world of big industries and their influences on our health. Katherine explores if there’s a link between big pharma and the state of our health, where dietary guidelines actually come from as well as medical mismanagement and the epidemic of quick fixes.Katherine is joined by Rodney Dietert, Steph Lowe, Dr William Davis, Jenny Tschiesche, Pedram Shojai, Dr Leo Galland, Dr Felice Gersh, Dr Tom O’Bryan, Kale Bock, Dr David Perlmutter and Pete Evans.

Also within this episode:

  • The dire state of health across the globe
  • The evolving guidelines of the food pyramid
  • Why the health star rating has become obsolete
  • Big industry’s impact on The USDA’s new dietary guidelines
  • Jamie Oliver, influential food bloggers and a dietary message
  • How governmental guidelines could be killing us
  • Removing dairy and wheat from our diet and what that means economically for Australia.
  • The Dietetics Association of Australia severing ties with big food brands
  • How American taxpayers are subsidising harmful food ingredients and the effects on the health industry
  • How big pharma manipulates practitioners
  • Big pharma’s dominance within in media
  • The shocking case study results of some FDA approved drugs
  • Why it takes so long for game changing translational research to reach the mainstream
  • White coat syndrome, and the over prescription of antibiotics
  • How to determine if what we are being told is true
  • Lifetime treatment planning



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The Shift Episode #11 guests, in order of appearance:

Rodney Dietert

Rodney Dietert – Website
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Rodney Dietert – Twitter
Rodney Dietert – LinkedIn

Steph Lowe

Steph Lowe – Website
Steph Lowe – Facebook
Steph Lowe – Instagram
Steph Lowe – Twitter
Steph Lowe – LinkedIn

Dr William Davis

Dr William Davis – Website
Dr William Davis – Facebook
Dr William Davis – Instagram
Dr William Davis – Twitter
Dr William Davis – LinkedIn
Dr William Davis – Pinterest
Dr William Davis – YouTube

Jenny Tschiesche

Jenny Tschiesche – Website
Jenny Tschiesche – Facebook
Jenny Tschiesche – Instagram
Jenny Tschiesche – Twitter
Jenny Tschiesche – LinkedIn

Pedram Shojai

Pedram Shojai – Website
Pedram Shojai – Facebook
Pedram Shojai – Instagram
Pedram Shojai – Twitter
Pedram Shojai – LinkedIn
Pedram Shojai – YouTube
Pedram Shojai – Podcast

Dr Leo Galland

Dr Leo Galland – Website
Dr Leo Galland – Facebook
Dr Leo Galland – Instagram
Dr Leo Galland – Twitter
Dr Leo Galland – LinkedIn
Dr Leo Galland – YouTube

Dr Felice Gersh

Dr Felice Gersh – Website
Dr Felice Gersh – Facebook
Dr Felice Gersh – Instagram
Dr Felice Gersh – Twitter
Dr Felice Gersh – LinkedIn
Dr Felice Gersh – YouTube

Dr Tom O’Bryan

Dr Tom O’Bryan – Website
Dr Tom O’Bryan – Facebook
Dr Tom O’Bryan – Instagram
Dr Tom O’Bryan – Twitter
Dr Tom O’Bryan – LinkedIn
Dr Tom O’Bryan – YouTube

Kale Bock

Kale Bock – Website
Kale Bock – Facebook
Kale Bock – Instagram
Kale Bock – Twitter
Kale Bock – LinkedIn
Kale Bock – YouTube
Kale Bock – Podcast

Dr David Perlmutter

Dr David Perlmutter – Website
Dr David Perlmutter – Facebook
Dr David Perlmutter – Instagram
Dr David Perlmutter – Twitter
Dr David Perlmutter – LinkedIn
Dr David Perlmutter – YouTube

Pete Evans

Pete Evans – Website
Pete Evans – Facebook
Pete Evans – Instagram
Pete Evans – LinkedIn
Pete Evans – YouTube


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