Inflammation Pioneer’s Podcast

Eat Burn Sleep Podcasts. Listen to Yalda Alaoui’s inspirational conversations with some amazing people: entrepreneurs, health professionals, award-winning authors, editors, historians, activists, ambassadors….

Powerful healing stories about mind and body wellness that will linger in your mind. Uplifting and entertaining stories that will captivate you. Wise counsel. Beauty secrets. Fun snippets. Compelling personal journeys.

There’s something for everyone – that could change your life!

Listen to each engaging episode now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

 

Episodes

| 53 Min.

Food Additives And Your Microbiome, with Dr. Dawn Sherling

In this episode, my guest is Dawn Sherling- A physician based in the US and author of ' Eat Everything: How to Ditch Additives and Emulsifiers, Heal Your Body, and Reclaim the Joy of Food.' We discuss Dawn's research on the zero-calorie additives and emulsifiers legally added to food and their link to gut health and inflammation. We address the difference between processed and ultra-processed food, mislabeling, the obesity pandemic in the US, and the importance of eliminating stigma and health taboos surrounding health disorders. Finally, Dawn shares three tips to incorporate daily for better gut microbiome and digestive health.

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| 34 Min.

The Mediterranean diet & exposing health taboos, with Neda Varbanova

In this episode, my guest is Neda Varbanova from Healthy with Nedi. She joins me once more for a chitchat about cooking! We talk about her new cookbook, 'The Mediterranean Meal Plan Cookbook,' which includes over 70 Mediterranean-inspired meals, wellness tips, and more- now available to preorder! And we go deep into how different cultures have different health standards displayed in supermarkets and the misleading marketing portraying vegan food as a healthy option!

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| 34 Min.

Skin Cancer Recovery with Sofia Toubani

In this episode, my guest is Sofia Toubani, who is a member of the EBS lifestyle that suffered from a skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal. She is kind enough to share with us her story, how she discovered the EBS platform, and how it helped her during her recovery. We also talk about all the health taboos that surround cancer, especially ones like her type, which is common yet isn't talked about much. Lastly, we go into detail about the vegan diet, myths related to veganism, and why I don't believe the vegan diet is helpful in recovery from disease or for general health.

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| 39 Min.

Unstressable, with Alice Law

In this episode, my guest is Alice Law, founder of Lawali Life & the Unstressable podcast. She is a stress management consultant and a hugely successful podcast host. Alice’s advice comes from her unique experience fighting chronic stress & witnessing the devastating effects of stress on the physical and mental health of her loved ones and herself. Being kind enough, Alice shares with us her inspiring journey of overcoming stress and the coping mechanisms that have helped her and now help others. We talk about the different types of stress one can face, whether everyday stress or big life situations, how to manage it, and little tips that you can include in your daily life to live a happy, un-stressful life.

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| 40 Min.

The behavioral immune system, with Nick Potter

In this episode, my guest is Nick Potter, an Osteopath based in London & author of the book titled ‘The Meaning of Pain’. We started talking about the behavioral immune system, which is a psychological immune response toward disease-causing pathogens in our environment, and how so many people experienced this phenomenon during COVID. We also covered several other topics, including adaptation and building resilience through the ‘graded exposure to threat’ technique, the link between nutrition, socialization, mental health & immunity, and how eating disorders can lead to infertility. Make sure to review, subscribe and share this podcast with someone who might benefit from it.

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| 53 Min.

Why Women Feel More Pain, with Nick Potter

In this episode, my guest is Nick Potter, an Osteopath based in London & author of the book titled ‘The Meaning of Pain'. In this episode, we start with talking about why women feel more pain and end up covering so many topics around pain. We go into detail about the physiology and psychology of pain, how inflammation affects the feeling of pain in the long term, and how one can improve your lifestyle & mindset toward a better quality of life, happier mood, better performance at work, and optimal health.

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| 32 Min.

The Drama Triangle with Steve Burns

In this episode, my guest is Steve Burns, founder of the therapy lounge and we delve into the Drama Triangle. The Drama Triangle is a model of dysfunctional social interactions that involves three roles: Victim, Rescuer, and Persecutor. Steve goes into detail about each role, how to break out of these roles, and learn how to set your perspective to make a heaven out of hell. We have had previous talks with Steve on the EBS platform, and many participants reached out to him for help following the podcast. This podcast will surely give you tools to better relationships at home, work and socially.

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| 34 Min.

Karin Greenberg: Surviving Breast Cancer

In this episode, my guest is Karin Greenberg, a mother of two, creator and host of the successful video series Get-T-know and a breast cancer survivor. She is kind enough to give us an insight into her journey with breast cancer, from her diagnosis to recovery, as well as her coping mechanisms and the methods that have helped her during this time. We talk about the significant effects your mindset has on your remission, how to turn the negative into positive, and how one can come out of this experience stronger.

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| 42 Min.

Steve Burns: Decoding Codependency in Relationships and Life

In this episode, Steve Burns is my guest, and we talk about co-dependent relationships. Steve is a coach specializing in codependency and addiction, and the founder of Therapy Lounge in London. We have had previous talks with Steve on the EBS platform, and many participants reached out to him for help following the podcast. This episode will deconstruct the concept of co-dependent relationships and how individuals in those relationships identify themselves. Steve also highlights some valuable strategies to help those in co-dependent relationships.

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| 44 Min.

Alice Law: Stress Management & Holistic Performance Coach

In this episode, my guest is Alice Law, from Lawali Life podcast. Alice is a Stress Management & Holistic Performance Coach and the host of a hugely successful podcast. Alice’s advice comes from her unique experience and compelling story. She went through a seven-year period of chronic stress and has witnessed the devastating effects of stress on the physical and mental health of her loved ones. Alice has been kind enough to share her experience with us, as well as her coping mechanisms and the method that has saved her and now helps others. We talk about the different types of stress people can experience, the ways one can prevent it and the simple tips that will help you to feel calm and balanced.

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| 28 Min.

Simon Sebag Montefiore: Making History a Human Affair

My guest this week is Simon Sebag Montefiore, a dear friend of mine, a famous British historian, novelist, and award-winning author, whose books are published in 48 languages.

We talk about books and discuss the unique way he tells history through people's lives and relationships.

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| 28 Min.

Low Inflammation Lifestyle Benefits

Many people with no apparent health issues wonder what benefits they might have when embarking on a low inflammation lifestyle. In this episode, I share with you what you can expect in the short term as well as the longer term thanks to lowering inflammation and implementing a lifestyle supporting optimal mental and physical health.

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| 40 Min.

Caroline Stanbury: A Chat About Lifestyle

Join me for a girly chat with Caroline Stanbury, a dear friend of mine and one of the most entertaining people I know. Caroline is an Entrepreneur, Socialite, former Ladies of London star, Luxury Brand Ambassador and Host of her ‘Divorced not Dead’ podcast where she offers her take on life, relationships in her very straight talking style. In this episode, she shares her views on work-life balance, self-confidence, and relationships, as well as her experience on the Eat Burn Sleep lifestyle.

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| 19 Min.

Un-cancel Yourself

In this episode, I am sharing my thoughts on the cancel culture today and talk about how using your own judgment, common sense and critical thinking is crucial to achieve optimal physical and mental health.

Over the past year, I have noticed a trend on social media and the press where critical thinking has become an absolute plague. I believe that it is my duty as someone who advocates physical and mental health to raise a red flag here.

Listen up and un-cancel yourself!

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| 38 Min.

Steve Burns: Strategy for Emotional Health Upkeep

Steve Burns is the founder of the therapy lounge in London. Steve had a successful business career until he suffered a mental breakdown. After being disappointed by the results he saw with psychotherapy, he devised his own method to recover his mental health. He has since made a career change and helps others feel better. He believes in rapid, genuine, and long-lasting change.

In this episode, we talk about the mind-body connection and share some tips on how to get past self-pity and start taking action to feel your best.

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| 23 Min.

Mental Health and Chronic Inflammation

In this episode, I am sharing my thoughts on mental health and its link to chronic inflammation.
Mental wellness has become a forefront issue during the pandemic and the restrictions when it comes to social interactions. I share with you the chemical processes which happen in our bodies due to the uncertainty we are facing and the reduced social interactions. I also point out some unhealthy patterns which I have noticed on social media or the press when it comes to mental health, and I motivate you to take action to feel your best.

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| 44 Min.

Paola Diana: Author, Women’s Rights Activist, Entrepreneur

Paola Diana is a mother, entrepreneur, author, and a committed advocate of women's rights. She is the Best-Selling Author of “Saving The World. Women the XXI's Century Factor For Change" and host of the YouTube Talk Show and Apple Podcast UNLEASHED. THE GAME CHANGERS. In this episode, we talk about female leadership, embracing change, and raising the new generation.

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| 28 Min.

Andrea Wong, Media Professional

Andrea Wong is a high-level media professional who currently serves as a director of Liberty Interactive Corporation and on the advisory boards of several media and entertainment societies and organizations.

She was recently President, International Production for Sony Pictures Television and President, International for Sony Pictures Entertainment, overseeing 18 production companies around the world.

Andrea worked with top level media companies and brought The Crown to Netflix, Army Wives and Project Runway to Lifetime, The Bachelor, Dancing With the Stars and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to ABC.

In this podcast episode, Andrea goes back to her journey from growing up in Silicon Valley to graduating from MIT with a degree in electrical engineering and receiving an MBA from Stanford University to becoming one of the key players in the entertainment industry. She shares the story of her extraordinary career as well as her views on mindset and a healthy work-life balance.

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| 35 Min.

Natasha K. Richardson, Transformational Life & Leadership Coach

Natasha K. Richardson is a transformational life and leadership coach, yoga teacher, and the creator of the TLC Method™. Referred to as “sunshine in the human form”, she ignites optimism wherever she goes. In this podcast episode, we talk about fulfillment, emotional wellbeing, and relationships.

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| 37 Min.

Philipp Mosimann, Restaurateur and Long-distance Runner

This week, my guest is Philipp Mosimann, who co-manages Mosimann's private dining club in London, which was founded by his father over 30 years ago.
Mosimann's catered for the Royal Weddings of both Princes’ William and Harry and for the previous 6 Olympics Games.
When not at work or spending time with family, Philipp runs international marathons and ultra runs.
In this podcast episode, we talk about his life, personal story with food, and ways of staying healthy.

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| 30 Min.

Dr. Tamsin Lewis M.D., Integrative Medicine Expert

Dr. Tamsin Lewis is a medical doctor with a BSc in Neuroscience and the Biology of Ageing, specialist training in psychiatry and sports medicine, and further education in nutritional and functional medicine. She is a former GB elite triathlete and 2014 Ironman UK champion.
She started her own company focused on providing personalized healthcare focused on longevity and performance optimization.
In this podcast episode, we talk about the importance of the out-of-the-box approach to health.

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| 32 Min.

Aiste Miseviciute, Ex-supermodel and World-food Ambassador

Lithuanian ex-supermodel and world-food ambassador, Aiste Miseviciute of Luxeat has joined me in this podcast episode. We share our passion for good food and chat about the culinary cultures around the world, and in Japan in particular.
Who said that models don’t eat?

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| 33 Min.

Dr. Ursula Levine, General Practitioner at Lanserhof At The Arts Club

Dr. Ursula Levine is a general practitioner at Lanserhof at the Arts Club in London. She has developed a unique all-rounded approach, specialized in traditional Chinese medicine and trauma therapy. In this episode, we talk about the impact of trauma on chronic inflammation, the five elements of health, and the importance of a holistic approach to wellness.

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| 32 Min.

Paul Collingwood, Assistant Coach of the England Cricket Team

Paul Collingwood is a former England top cricketer who is now an assistant coach of the national team. He joined me to talk about performance mindset and the importance of mental wellness in sports and in life.

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| 37 Min.

Mimi Ikonn, Entrepreneur

This week Mimi Ikonn has joined me for a conversation about entrepreneurship, moving countries, and how childhood experiences influence our entire life. Mimi was born in Azerbaijan and moved to Canada with her family in her teens where later she met her husband Alex. They started multiple successful companies, founded a family, and moved countries together. At the moment, Mimi and Alex live in London and they are a great example of how two people can be a happy couple, best friends, parents, and business partners at the same time.

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| 31 Min.

Vanessa Branson, Serial Entrepreneur

In this episode, Vanessa Branson, a serial entrepreneur who recently wrote her memoir, has joined me for a conversation about "focussed enthusiasm" that has helped her and her siblings to launch various successful businesses. Vanessa comes from a family of extraordinarily successful entrepreneurs (one of her siblings is Richard Branson, a famous entrepreneur and founder of the Virgin Group). Vanessa shares her thoughts on the difference between her generation and the younger generations, parenting, the importance of having courage, trusting people, and not consuming too much "scary content".

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| 19 Min.

Mindset tips for Long Term Health

In this bonus episode, I am sharing my thoughts on the power of moderation andwhy it is important to go easy on yourself while embarking on a health journey. There are a lot of extreme measures in the modern world, that include extreme diets, workouts, and other seemingly efficient quick fixes. These techniques seem beneficial in the short term, but as they cause stress (and guilt, when we can't keep up with them), they are detrimental to our long term health. In this episode, I am sharing my tips on how to remove this guilt and health extremism and achieve long term health through easy, moderate, and enjoyable lifestyle changes.

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| 44 Min.

Carlota Rodriguez Benito, the Author of “Beauty As It Is”

Carlota Rodriguez Benito, the author of “Beauty As It Is” has joined me for a conversation about beauty. Carlota has been a professional ballet dancer for 15 years, which resulted in her developing a very deep interest in what true beauty is. She has interviewed over 60 high-level professionals from the beauty industry all over the world for her book and she is going to share some of her precious insights with us today

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| 24 Min.

Flavia Morellato, One of London’s Top Lymphatic Drainage Therapists

Flavia Morellato, one of London’s top lymphatic drainage therapists, has joined me to talk about her work and the role that the lymphatic system plays in our bodies. After finishing her degree and working as a lymphatic drainage specialist in Brazil she moved to London to get her Lymphatic System Master's degree and afterward, she created the Flavia Morellato Method which helped her become one of the favorite lymphatic drainage specialists in the city.

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| 27 Min.

Tori Boughey from TBalance

Tori Boughey, founder and creator of TBalance, has joined me this week for a conversation about mental health, balance, spirituality, and self-love. Tori is a holistic health and life coach who guides people towards finding balance in their lives by helping them to improve the most important relationship they engage in - the one with themselves

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| 30 Min.

Neda Varbanova from Healthy with Nedi

In this episode, Neda Varbanova from Healthy with Nedi, has joined me for a girly chat about cooking

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| 33 Min.

Francesca White from The Beauty Triangle

Francesca, health and beauty editor at Tatler Magazine, founder and curator of the Beauty Triangle, has joined me to talk about everything beauty. The Beauty Triangle is an events platform aiming to create conversations that educate and empower women, connecting professionals and consumer audiences for beauty and wellbeing.

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