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Dr. Hyman is a well-known family physician at the Cleveland Clinic who has written six best-selling books. In his latest one, Food Fix, he discusses how our food system is contributing to worse health outcomes.
And he comes on the show with Dr. Anthony Gustin to share a sneak peek into what he dives into with that book. So you’ll hear more about what’s wrong with our current food system, why it’s making people sick instead of better, what we can do about it, and what these changes could bring about as a result.
By tuning in, you’ll hear more about his research and the profound effects our food system has on our healthcare, the economy, and the environment.
You’ll also learn more about how this problem contributed to such devastating effects from the Coronavirus and how this could have been drastically reduced had we taken these important steps sooner.
In case you’re not familiar with Dr. Mark Hyman’s work, he’s a popular family physician as well as a speaker and advocate for Functional Medicine on top of being a best-selling author.
He also works extremely hard as an activist to change our food system on a global scale.
Dr. Hyman has testified before the Senate Working Group on Health Care Reform and he’s consulted with the surgeon general on diabetes prevention in the 2009 White House Forum.
He’s also presented at the Clinton Foundation’s Health conference and the World Economic Forum along with TEDMED and TEDx.
Check out the episode now to discover just how bad our food system really is and what can be done to fix it.