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How to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease with Diet with Dr Zarrin Shaikh, Cardiologist. Podcast Episode 4

A Lot of Heart Disease is Preventable

Today I want you to grasp this message! The vast majority of heart disease is preventable.

You can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease by eating a healthy diet and making good life style choices.

Dr Zarrin Shaikh, Consultant Cardiologist

Today, Dr Zarrin is talking about what to eat to prevent heart disease.

Next week she’ll tell us about lifestyle choices.

Protect Your Heart Through Diet Podcast Episode 4

World wide heart disease is the leading cause of death.

In the UK around 7 million people are living with heart disease.

Heart disease causes a quarter of all deaths.

This includes all “cardiovascular disease”.

In the UK the death rate is falling due to advances in medical technology. However, more people are getting heart disease due to life style choices.

A bowl of mixed fruits #healthyliving #healthyeating #healthylifestyle #howtobehealthy #healthylifetips #antiheartdisease #preventheartdisease #reducetheriskofheartdisease #heartdiseasediet #reverseheartdisease #heartdiseaseprevention

Patients With Heart Disease Are Getting Younger and Sicker

Dr Zarrin tells a story about a 25 year old who she treated who had had a massive heart attack...

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Meditation for Beginners. Podcast Episode 3

Mediation is a fantastic way change your way of being from “grumpy, stressed and angry” to “calm and happy”. There are heaps of benefits of meditation. Health benefits, emotional benefits and even being more productive.

People have been meditating for thousands of years. In recent years, we’ve started to study the effects of meditation.

Meditation for Beginners Podcast

Benefits of Meditation

There are so many health benefits to meditation that I’m not going to list them all.

Meditation also helps us sleep well which helps us reduce our stress levels.

Meditation has a direct impact on stress as well.

  1. Stress reduction
  2. Weight loss (ref https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29076610)
  3. Anxiety
  4. Productivity
  5. Self awareness
  6. Sleep
  7. Health benefits: Pain
  8. Blood pressure

Article of 76 positive benefits: https://liveanddare.com/benefits-of-meditation/

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What is Meditation?

Essentially meditation is shutting off that “constant train of thought”. We...

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Letting Go of Anger (And Learning to be Calm and Happy). Podcast Episode 2

Letting Go of Anger and Living a Happy Life

Today I’m talking about how to change from “stressed and angry” to “calm and happy”. “Healthy living” includes our emotional well being so today, let’s make a start on how to let go of anger.

Letting Go of Anger Podcast

Happy woman watching the sunset in a field of flowers #healthyeating #healthyliving #healhthylivestyle #healthylife

Why Bother to Let Go of Anger?

In “How to Break the Habit of Being Ourselves”, Dr Joe Dispenza talks about how we get “addicted to being a bad mood”. (That’s not an exact quote!)

We get hooked on whinging and complaining but it’s not good for our health.

Being angry is stressful which can contribute to bad health.

Also, it’s WAY more fun to be happy and content.

What is Anger?

Anger is an emotion. It often triggers a physiological response called the “fight, flight or freeze” response. Other emotions can also trigger physiological responses, often less obvious. (E.g. being happy makes us relax and decreases our heart...

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The Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Style Diet. Fit and Fabulous Podcast Episode 1.

 Everything you need to know about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Style Diet (MSD). In today’s episode, I explain why I love the MSD. We look at the research papers that have lead to claims of health benefits. Then we have a think about how you can apply it to your life.

Fit and Fabulous Shout Out to Sharon!

Congratulations Sharon for losing 1Ib just by making a few tweaks. You're welcome to join the FB group too!

Health Benefits of the Med Style Diet Podcast

p>A mediteranean style meal that helps with weight loss #weightloss #diet #dieting #dietplan #loseweightfast #loseweightfastandeasy #loseweightquick #losebellyfatinaweek #healthyeating #healthyliving #healhthylivestyle #healthylife

 Why Do I LOVE the Med Style Diet?

  • It’s super easy. Just make “healthy tweaks”.
  • It can be applied to any cuisine.
  • It’s supported by research.

Research show us the Health Benefits of the Med Style Diet

in 2011 the PREDIMED study (funded by the Spanish government) showed lots of benefits to the Mediterranean way of eating.

There was one study with many different papers. (Check out the links below.)

Less weight around the middle (the dangerous fat aka “central...

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Introduction to The Fit and Fabulous Podcast

Welcome to the very first “Fit and Fabulous” podcast. I want you to feel fit and fabulous so you can enjoy your life. I’ll be showing you how to eat and live healthily (and lose weight if you want to.)

Fit and Fabulous Podcast Introduction

Who Am I?

I’m Dr Orlena. I’m from the UK and trained as a paediatric doctor. (That’s British for “pediatric”. We love our extra vowels!)

In 2011 I moved to Spain. Now I have 4 kids and work on line helping people to eat and live healthily.

Currently I offer one on one weight loss coaching. (If you’re interested in one on one coaching, feel free to book a mini session to see if we’re a good fit.)

What We’ll Chat About in the Podcast

I’ll be showing you how easy it is to live a healthy life!

Many Chronic Disease Are Avoidable

If we look at the top 10 causes of death world wide, there are many that are avoidable with healthy eating and living.

I call the 3 biggies (cancer, heart...

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