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

Dr. Mark Hyman

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 sy...Show More
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How to Choose Love Instead of Fear with Marianne Williamson

1:04:02 | Nov 21st, 2018

When you meet someone who embraces their own spirit and the spirit of others in a loving way it engenders connection; it can be transformational on a physiological level and create change throughout entire communities. But approaching life with this ...Show More
Gary Taubes on the Case Against Sugar

1:02:48 | Aug 1st, 2018

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 S...Show More
Marie Forleo on Building a Life You Love

50:04 | Jul 18th, 2018

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 gif...Show More
How One Woman Is Transforming the Food System with Danielle Nierenberg

1:08:30 | Jun 5th

What if we could lift 150 million people out of hunger? By empowering women farmers with education, money, and other resources we could increase crop yields by 20 to 30% and do just that. And if you’re wondering why I’m specifically talking about wom...Show More
Foods That Fight Depression & Improve Sleep

08:59 | May 31st

We know that a diet comprised of foods from our industrial diet—one high in processed sugar, starch, refined fat, and low in whole foods, fruits, and vegetables—can wreak havoc on your physical health. But what does that same diet do to your mental h...Show More
Why Big Food Should Be Afraid of You with Vishen Lakhiani

51:39 | May 29th

We are all human first, after all, and connection can help us create the right systemic shifts. This week on The Doctor’s Farmacy, I was joined by visionary Vishen Lakhiani to talk about the role of education in creating transformation.Vishen is the ...Show More
How Our Food System Acts as an Invisible Form of Oppression

09:22 | May 24th

We know all too well the visible forms of racism in our society. Less visible, however, is how our food system acts as the deadliest weapon used against the poor and minorities— keeping them poor, sick and fat, hijacking their brains and biology.The ...Show More
Why Making Food Taste Better Makes it Healthier with Dan Barber

1:00:58 | May 22nd

I’m a big believer in the farm to table movement, but with one major caveat: you can’t skim the cream! What I’m saying is that we can’t cherry pick when it comes to our crops, growing the same ones over and over (even if they're grown organically), a...Show More
Finding Your Purpose Through Happiness, Intention and Surrender

06:31 | May 17th

Our internal dialogue is intimately connected to our physical body, and our mitochondria are always eavesdropping on our thoughts. In fact, our mindset can be one of our strongest guiding forces. The overwhelming stresses in today’s world can create ...Show More
Why Your Health Depends on the Soil with Dr. Daphne Miller

40:16 | May 15th

In college, I read a book called The Soil and Health by Albert Howard. Little did I know, that book would forever change the way I viewed the relationship between dirt, food, bacteria, and human health.Emerging research continues to reveal the powerf...Show More
The State of Science for Sex, Aging and Regenerative Medicine with Dr. George Shapiro

1:07:14 | May 10th

The goal to age well and stay on top of my health led me to my guest on this episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy, Dr. George Shapiro. Dr. Shapiro has been a practicing physician for 30 years, specializing in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and...Show More
The Science of Preventing (and Reversing) Dementia with Dr. Marwan Sabbagh

52:57 | May 8th

For so long, we’ve been told that memory loss and dementia are just a normal part of aging. Though we now know it doesn’t have to be that way, and that there are many measures we can proactively take to avoid cognitive decline with aging, there are s...Show More
Why We Need a President Who Cares About Food with Rep. Tim Ryan

1:00:01 | May 1st

Our food system is completely broken. The foods that nourish us, elevate our health, and prevent chronic illness are more expensive for farmers to produce and for consumers to buy than those that have been proven to create disease. They’re also destr...Show More
Why We All Lie, How It Messes Up Our Lives and How To Fix It with Lauren Zander

1:02:37 | Apr 24th

Years ago, I met a woman who changed my life. A mutual friend introduced us and we went to grab a cup of coffee; but I didn’t realize how life-changing that day would be. That woman was Lauren Zander, and though she’s now a best friend of mine, I was...Show More
Are Psychedelics the New Wonder Drug for Mental Illness and the Fear of Death?

1:03:49 | Apr 17th

When it comes to medicine, many of us want immediate results. What if just one dose of medicine could dramatically shift your perception, decreasing anxiety, depression, fear of death, addictive tendencies, and so much more? It might sound too good t...Show More
The Secret Power of Fasting for Longevity and Healing with Valter Longo

1:28:28 | Apr 10th

These days, we hear a lot about fasting. Intermittent fasting, time-restricted eating, and water fasting are just some of the many terms being thrown around in support of better health. And we can’t forget about the high-fat, ketogenic, and low-carb ...Show More
How to Prevent Alzheimer’s with Your Fork

1:15:28 | Apr 3rd

Every time we eat, we have a chance to boost our brain function. In medical school, we’re taught the brain is immutable, that we can’t grow new brain cells or change the brain once dysfunction or injury has occurred. Now, we know that’s just not true...Show More
Why Being Sick and Overweight Is Not a Personal Choice

57:29 | Mar 27th

Our food and healthcare systems are broken; they are not serving public health and are even putting certain communities at a disproportionate risk. We are up against social, economic, environmental, and political dysfunctions that contribute to chron...Show More
Eggs? Why the Headlines Got it All Wrong

13:01 | Mar 22nd

A new study published in the medical journal JAMA says, ‘Eggs are bad,’ but are they really?In this episode, we take a look at the specifics of the study. This particular study is an observational study; it does not prove cause and effect.An ideal nu...Show More
Why Food Is Better Than Medication To Treat Disease

1:21:37 | Mar 20th

I never get tired of saying it: real food heals. Food has the power to prevent and reverse disease, and the more we know about it, the more power we have to curate a targeted diet to help us reach our health goals. The catch is that we have to choose...Show More
Growing a New Body Through Science and Shamanism with Alberto Villoldo

59:34 | Mar 13th

Think about walking into a room full of people who are giving off good energy. They are smiling, kind, welcoming—you can feel what they are putting out into the world and want to be a part of it. Alternately, think about a room full of people who are...Show More
From 31 Flavors of Ice Cream to a 31-Day Food Revolution with Ocean Robbins

58:23 | Mar 6th

As my friend Ocean Robbins says, “When you eat the Standard American Diet you get the standard American diseases.” In fact, poor diet is responsible for almost 700,000 deaths in the US each year, and 11 million worldwide! And the average American con...Show More
The Secrets to Creating a Healthy Immune System with Dr. Leonard Calabrese

52:50 | Feb 27th

The immune system: we hear about it all the time, especially this time of year as cold and flu season is in full swing. But there’s a lot more to it than just your susceptibility to a runny nose. 50 million people suffer from immunologic diseases, ra...Show More
Why Meditation is the New Medicine with Emily Fletcher

45:54 | Feb 20th

If there was something you could do everyday to boost your focus and productivity, feel energized, reduce stress, sleep better, maintain a positive outlook, and support whole-body health, wouldn’t you do it? It’s for all these reasons, and more, that...Show More
From Funny Food Addict to Happy, Healthy Helper with Lisa Lampanelli

55:02 | Feb 13th

It’s never too late to turn your life around. Doing deep emotional work can not only help us find better health and happiness, it can also help us discover our true purpose and understand how to fully share our gifts with others. Being vulnerable and...Show More
How Social Media May Be Ruining Your Life with Cal Newport

57:09 | Feb 6th

Think about how often you check one of your many social media accounts. Chances are you spend a pretty good portion of your time, productivity, and brain power participating in these apps each day. Though it may seem harmless, or even beneficial, the...Show More
The Secrets To Disrupting Your Life On Your Own Terms with Miki Agrawal

44:31 | Jan 30th

There are many health topics considered too taboo to talk about—menstruation being one of them. By ignoring this completely normal part of women’s health we miss out on the ability to empower young girls to become educated, strong women who support c...Show More
Why the CEO of Cleveland Clinic Embraced Functional Medicine

43:15 | Jan 23rd

Obesity and type 2 diabetes create trillions of dollars in direct and indirect healthcare costs each year, due to their high prevalence and their ability to promote a wide range of other chronic diseases.These diseases are perpetuated by subsidies of...Show More
Integrating Functional Medicine into Cleveland Clinic’s Inflammatory Bowel Program with Dr. Reguiero

39:00 | Jan 16th

Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is estimated to impact more than 2 million Americans. This term encompasses different disorders relating to inflammation in the digestive tract, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. And up until now, tra...Show More
Is One Minute of Meditation Enough? with Dan Harris

41:08 | Jan 9th

How did a skeptical journalist find his way from depression and panic attacks to a more balanced, mindful life? Meditation.For a long time, meditation was sold in a way that made many people wary of its actual benefits. But now, we know this practice...Show More
How to Fix Your Gut Bacteria to Prevent Heart Attacks with Dr. Stanley Hazen

55:13 | Jan 2nd

There’s a lot more happening in your gut than you might think. Sure, our digestive system moves food through the body, extracting nutrients and eliminating waste. But there’s actually a significant portion of calories we ingest that don’t get absorbe...Show More
How to Die Young as Late as Possible with Dr. Michael Roizen

33:21 | Dec 26th, 2018

Aging without feeling old—isn’t that what we all want? By embracing the right lifestyle practices, it’s possible to get a new lease on life.Emerging research is showing optimal health and graceful aging have just as much to do with when you eat as wh...Show More
Hack Your Sleep with Shawn Stevenson

1:00:17 | Dec 19th, 2018

I often talk about the interconnectedness of the body. After all, Functional Medicine is all about looking at the way our systems function together, rather than focusing on one part of the body at a time. The steps you take to support whole-body heal...Show More
Innovative Treatments for Chronic Disease Not Available in the US with Dr. Isaac Meza

48:30 | Dec 12th, 2018

Many of you who have been following my journey know that last year I got pretty sick. A perfect storm of mold toxicity, babesia, and a few other insults came together that left me in bed for about five months. As part of my treatment plan I decided t...Show More
Is Our Food System a Solution to Climate Change? with Paul Hawken

1:30:50 | Dec 5th, 2018

The news about climate change seems bleak and hopeless, but my guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is here to give us hope. Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, author, and activist who has dedicated his life to environm...Show More
Can You Beat Depression with Food? with Dr. Drew Ramsey

49:53 | Nov 28th, 2018

We’re often told that eating well can prevent diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, but what about the effects of diet on mental health? The correlation is just as strong. What we eat impacts our brains and mental health—food does affect mood. In fact...Show More
The Future of Food is Better Than We Thought with Walter Robb

1:04:42 | Nov 14th, 2018

We are in the middle of a food revolution. Right before our eyes, a new food system is growing from the ground up, and as consumers we have a large impact on what form it takes. The future of food is not as dark as you might have imagined. My guest o...Show More
The Most Important Medicine for your Health and Longevity with Radha Agrawal

58:34 | Nov 7th, 2018

Having weak social ties is as harmful to our health as being an alcoholic and twice as harmful as obesity. Lack of support is one of the number one things my patients complain about. I’ve seen, firsthand, how social isolation can manifest into illnes...Show More
How Food Marketing is Making Us Sick and Fat with Dr. Sean Lucan

1:08:26 | Oct 31st, 2018

So often doctors tell their patients, just eat less and exercise more. The patient who is overweight is often blamed and called a lazy glutton who doesn’t have enough willpower. Well, willpower is not enough. Patients aren’t simply lacking in self-di...Show More
Is Bone Broth Worth the Hype? with Marco Canora

50:53 | Oct 24th, 2018

Food should taste good, smell good, look good, and it should be good for you. That’s what this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is all about. As a chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, Marco Canora promotes delicious, simple, and healthful f...Show More
Should We Tax Junk Food? with Dr. Larry Summers

37:01 | Oct 17th, 2018

We need to transform our food system and address one of the biggest threats to our well-being: our lack of a coordinated and comprehensive food policy. Our nation’s and the world’s health crises are not driven by medical issues, but rather by social,...Show More
The Awakened Family with Dr. Shefali Tsabary

56:24 | Oct 10th, 2018

We can’t be perfect parents. There is always going to be some form of miscommunication, some misunderstanding, something that causes pain. The key to successful parenting is to make the time to address these challenges, and to listen with an open hea...Show More
Why Cholesterol May Not Be the Cause of Heart Disease with Dr. Aseem Malhotra

1:01:32 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Cholesterol has become so confusing. The reality is, most of us have little understanding about the cholesterol levels in our blood and the whole topic is much more complicated than we previously thought. Many people still believe that eating cholest...Show More
Should We All Avoid Gluten? with Dr. Alessio Fasano

1:02:39 | Sep 26th, 2018

In this week’s episode, Dr. Fasano discusses the effects of gluten as well as other potential triggers that aggravate the gut. What does it take to heal the gut? How can we prevent leaky gut? Find out more in this episode.Advancing innovation in rese...Show More
Disruptive Solutions to Our Health Care Challenges with Chelsea Clinton

51:51 | Sep 19th, 2018

Our guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is Chelsea Clinton. Chelsea and I discuss her many initiatives, including radical solutions to our health care challenges.Chelsea Clinton works to drive the vision and programmatic objectives o...Show More
A Personal Conversation with Dr. Oz

32:10 | Sep 12th, 2018

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.Curre...Show More
The Power of a Ketogenic Diet to Reverse Disease with Dr. Sarah Hallberg

1:03:40 | Sep 5th, 2018

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 H...Show More
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian on How Poor Health is Swallowing Our Economy Whole

1:04:38 | Aug 29th, 2018

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 Am...Show More
Pam Koch on Why What You Eat Matters

1:08:04 | Aug 22nd, 2018

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...Show More
Terry Wahls on How She Reversed Multiple Sclerosis Using Functional Medicine

42:53 | Aug 15th, 2018

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 clin...Show More
Dr. Sidney M. Baker, MD on Learning About Disease by Traveling the World

1:01:09 | Aug 8th, 2018

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 sc...Show More
David Heber MD, PhD on the Great Debate about Protein

42:17 | Jul 25th, 2018

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 nutritio...Show More
Rev. Michael Beckwith on Finding Your Purpose

48:18 | Jul 11th, 2018

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 se...Show More
Jeffrey Bland, PhD on The Future of Medicine

59:09 | Jul 4th, 2018

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 i...Show More
Dave Asprey on the Little Known Secret to Energy and Longevity

51:54 | Jun 27th, 2018

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 b...Show More
Dan Buettner on What Makes Blue Zones the Healthiest Places on Earth

54:46 | Jun 20th, 2018

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...Show More
Miriam Horn on Why Big Farmers are Not Always the Bad Guys

1:02:38 | Jun 13th, 2018

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 e...Show More
Ryland Engelhart on Why a Vegan Started a Regenerative Farm with Animals

46:02 | Jun 6th, 2018

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...Show More
Hawk Newsome on Black Health Matters

46:20 | May 30th, 2018

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,...Show More
Nina Teicholz on Butter, Meat and The Science and Politics of Nutrition

1:15:26 | May 23rd, 2018

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 C...Show More
Michael Moss on Salt, Sugar, Fat and The Role of the Food Industry in Creating Food Addiction

1:08:50 | May 16th, 2018

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 t...Show More
Welcome to The Doctor's Farmacy

01:15 | May 8th, 2018

This podcast is a place for deep conversations about the critical issues of our time in the space of health, wellness, food and politics.