Food as preventative medicine, with Dr Rupy Aujla
Dr Rupy Aujla is an NHS GP who is making waves, linking food and medicine.
His story is a remarkable and deeply personal one, which has led him on a journey he never imagined he would embark on.
Claims about the medicinal properties of certain foods have been spoken about for years.
The use of food as medicine dates back centuries – the Ancient Egyptians, for instance, consumed onions to aid digestion and goose fat was used to ease pain.
But how far can we go with the idea of using food to help with medical conditions?
It is clear there are dangers in getting the messaging wrong around this, medicine has saved countless lives.
So in this episode of the Food Matters Live podcast, we speak to Dr Rupy and ask: What does the science say?
Dr Rupy Aujla, NHS GP, best-selling author, Founder ‘The Doctor’s Kitchen’
Dr Rupy Aujla, is an NHS GP working in Emergency Medicine and completing a masters in Nutritional Medicine.
Dr Rupy uses the teachings of both ancient and modern medicine as well as his clinical experience to create recipes and give scientific lifestyle advice. Dr Rupy brings a fresh and motivational approach to the wellness industry as well as a legitimate clinical perspective.
He is the founder of ‘The Doctor’s Kitchen’, which strives to inspire and educate everybody about the beauty of food and medicinal effects of eating well.
He creates healthy and delicious recipes using carefully selected ingredients, explaining the clinical research behind them and sharing across his media platforms including his podcast.
Rupy is the founding director of Culinary Medicine, a non-profit organisation which aims to teach doctors and medical students the foundations of nutrition, as well as teaching them how to cook.