Food is Medicine

Britt Joynson a Hong Kong based, mother of three, an ultra-runner & endurance cyclist, Britt is a qualified health coach, raw food chef, lover of plant-based, whole-foods and we discuss this in some detail.

After an incident in China, Britt was left her with chronic health issues. Britt describes what happened and the consequences in the podcast. Conventional medicine offered no solution and after three years of debilitating symptoms, she turned to a 100% raw food, vegan diet. 

Subsequently Britt  has travelled widely, studying raw food, whole food & holistic eating practices from leaders in their respective field's. Britt is on a mission to understand and share what we can do to positively impact our health. Where raw food plays an integral role.  

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Timings
3:20 I am a bit of a wanderer...
4:26 I had to open a map to see where Hong Kong was...
4:54 I decided I would go to Beijing and study Mandarin...Beijing was an adventure...
6:45 I'm a bit of a mad person...
7:54 I like being on my own...I like long distance sports
9:10 I just started getting sick...I got bitten by a cat ...I had a terrible reaction from the treatment...
10:46 I was continually getting unwell... I never got back on my feet...
12:43 Three years of pretty chronic bad health... vision problems...balance problems...terrible tremor in my hand...
13:31 It began to look like it could be multiple sclerosis ...
14:56 Until you've been to the bottom... I didn't know who I was for three years...
17:21 Thank goodness that Hong Kong has home help...without home help I would have packed up and left for the UK...
17:52 I started researching what happiness was ...I started to change how I thought...
19:33 Please give me ten years... Matt Goodman had reversed his multiple sclerosis.....
20:43 Feeling angry...it was unfair... feeling it didn't have a right to happen to me... I changed how I thought...
23:27 I went raw overnight ...so fast so profound ...It did take 6 months for the tremors to ease...
25:10 It was mind blowing...mental state...belief in my body..it made me feel so well...
26:48 I started writing a blog....
27:52 I decided to go and see Dr Gabriel Cousens.... Tree of Life in Arizona...
28:50 I needed to find more balance...After two years my symptoms came back.... tremors came back... I went to IMI clinic in Central... A parasite Gut test...which came back I had four lovely little friends....
32:27 Your immune system is practically made in the gut....
33:53 I wanted to give back ... I studied under the Institute of Integrated Nutrition in New York...
34:42 I have a website Raw-Galore... Facebook...Instagram... I work out of Sai Kung...
35:51 A lot of ladies are coming with hormone problems...
Book :The China Study -Thomas Campbell
39:20 Clean Food is the way to go...
40:15 I have the strangest television likes....I read...I watch documentaries...
Book: How to Survive a Pandemic, Dr. Michael Greger
42:04 I ground myself... I meditate every day ...ever since I was nineteen...
45:59 Sprouting and fermenting... I'm back into racing... Everesting 8848m ...cycling
49:20 100km bike ride... 5k run three times a week...another cycle ride...
MTR Billboard: Food is medicine ... You are what you Eat...

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