THE GOOD, CLEAN
NUTRITION PODCAST

Sponsored By Orgain

Stay in-the-know on the hottest trending topics in health and nutrition with The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, sponsored by Orgain. Join host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, an integrative dietitian and nutrition educator, as she speaks with some of the most inspiring and passionate subject-matter experts in nutrition, health, and wellness. Each episode explores the science behind popular trends in nutrition and health, debunks common myths, and provides healthcare professionals and health-minded consumers with practical insights from trusted experts.

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Episode 20: The Environment and Human Health Connection with Rupa Marya, MD

Environmental toxins can have a significant burden on human health, yet the topic remains rife with confusion and misinformation. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, is joined by Dr. Rupa Marya to explore the connection between environmental toxins, food systems, and human health. Tune in as Dr. Marya explains the different types of environmental toxins, how they can inflict and exacerbate chronic inflammation and other health conditions, and the steps you can implement to minimize risk.

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Episode 19: Managing Diabetes & The Road to Better Blood Sugar Control with Kim Rose, RDN, CDCES, CNSC, LD

According to the CDC, more than 37 million Americans have diabetes, and 1 in 3 Americans are living with prediabetes. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, Kim Rose, RDN, CDCES, CNSC, LD, to explore the current state of diabetes, including how it disproportionally impacts people of color, and effective dietary and lifestyle strategies to prevent, manage and control diabetes. Plus, Kim dives into the latest science on non-caloric sweeteners, the role of resistant starch in gut health support, and honoring cultural food practices with patients.
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Episode 18: Mind, Body, Community: The Connection Between Relationships, Stress & Health with Dean Ornish, MD

Motivated by research, lifestyle medicine is an evidence-based approach that targets modifiable behaviors to prevent, treat, and potentially reverse, chronic disease. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by Founder and President of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Dr. Dean Ornish, to explore the undeniable impact of positive lifestyle changes to optimize health. Tune in as they discuss the key pillars of health, including importance...
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Episode 17: The Evolution and Evidence on Cannabidiol (CBD) and Cannabis with Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN, FAND

Increased awareness and medicinal use of cannabidiol (CBD) has sparked the need for consumer education from trusted sources. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by Holistic Cannabis Practitioner, Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN, FAND, to explore the growing body of evidence supporting the use of CBD for common health conditions including pain, anxiety, inflammation, insomnia, and more. Tune in as they debunk common misconceptions about...
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Episode 16: The Impact of Nutrition on COVID-19 with William W. Li, MD

The C.D.C. reports that the coronavirus has already infected more than half of Americans. Now, more than two years into the pandemic, we are learning more about the virus, prevention, treatment and its long-term impacts on health. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by internationally renowned physician and researcher Dr. William Li to discuss his research into COVID-19. Tune in as Dr. Li discusses how...
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Orgain Podcast Episode 15 - Dr. Abraham and Common

A towering body of research suggests that plant-based diets have significant advantages on health and the planet. However, for those that live in food deserts or struggle financially, it can be difficult to adopt and sustain a plant-rich approach to eating. In this special episode, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, is joined by Orgain’s CEO and Founder, Dr. Andrew Abraham, and award-winning artist, actor, and activist, Common. Tune in as they share about their recent...
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Episode 14: Exploring the Benefits of Dietary Collagen for Skin, Joints & Overall Health with Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD

Collagen seems to be everywhere nowadays, but what is it and why is there so much interest in it? In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD, a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, to explore the evidence currently available on collagen. Tune in to learn what roles collagen can play in assisting in recovery, supporting joint and gut health,...
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Episode 13: Gut Feelings: Dietary Strategies for IBS Management with Will Bulsiewicz, MD, MSCI

As 10-15% of Americans struggle with IBS, understanding the root cause of digestive symptoms and making mindful dietary choices is key to improving gut health. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by gastroenterologist Dr. William Bulsiewicz to discuss dietary strategies for IBS management. Listen as Dr. B shares actionable tips for improving gut health with plant-forward eating, the importance of feeding your microbiome, and his...
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Episode 12: Nutrition Crossroads: Food, Health and Sustainability with Kate Geagan, MS, RD

Human health is dependent upon the health of the planet, so protecting the planet is of utmost importance. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by sustainable food and nutrition expert and co-founder of Food and Planet, Kate Geagan, MS, RD, to discuss the intersection between food, health, and sustainability. Tune in to learn how the climate crisis has impacted the nutritional quality of food, the...
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Episode 11: Brain Food: Exploring the Gut-Brain Axis with Uma Naidoo, MD

When it comes to nutrition and diet, people tend to only consider their physical health – but a growing body of research shows that what we eat can significantly impact our brain health. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by nutritional psychiatrist and professional chef Dr. Uma Naidoo to speak about the gut-brain axis. Listen in as Dr. Naidoo shares about the role the microbiome...
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Episode 10: Fact vs Fiction: Unraveling the Keto Diet with Jacob Mey, PhD, RD

The idea of burning fat by eating more is enticing for many, which can be why keto diets have continued to rise in popularity over the last few years. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN speaks with Dr. Jacob Mey, a registered dietitian with a PhD in Kinesiology, Nutrition and Rehabilitation Sciences, to discuss the many myths surrounding the ketogenic diet. Tune in as they clarify the...
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Episode 9: The Crusade to Make Diet a Vital Sign with David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM

What if diet was a routinely checked vital sign – alongside conventional measurements such as temperature, heart rate and blood pressure? Join host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN for an enlightening conversation with Dr. David L. Katz, globally recognized specialist in preventative and lifestyle medicine, to kick off the first episode of Season 2. Listen for his thoughts about personalized nutrition, the connection between diet and environmental health, and how his latest venture, the evidence-based digital...
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Episode 8: The Connection Between Diet, Sleep & Health with Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD, FAHA, CCSH

Can dietary changes improve your sleep quality and quantity? In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN discusses the connection between diet, sleep and health with Dr. Marie-Pierre St-Onge, Associate Professor of Nutritional Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Tune in to learn the key discoveries from her research on the connection between nutrition and sleep, including the impact of nutrient deficiencies on sleep quality and how sleep...
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Episode 7: Plant-Powered Eating for the Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease with Alison Tierney, MS, RD, CD, CSO

Plant-based eating has grown exponentially in the past few years, and for good reason. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by board-certified oncology dietitian, Alison Tierney, MS, RD, CD, CSO to discuss how plant-powered eating can help to manage and even prevent chronic disease. Listen in for clarity on the difference between plant-based and vegan diets, why plant-based eating doesn’t always equate to healthy eating,...
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Episode 6: Nutrition for Optimal Athletic Performance: RD Secrets Revealed with Scott Sehnert, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD

How can we improve our athletic performance with food? In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by Scott Sehnert, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD, a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics and Director of Sports Performance for the Dallas Cowboys, to discuss the importance of nutrition for athletes. Tune in to learn about the best foods to eat pre- and post-workout, why carbohydrates are crucial for training and...
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Episode 5: Dismantling Diet Culture and Embracing Intuitive Eating with Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD, LD

You may have heard the term “intuitive eating” on social media in recent years, but don’t mistake it for another fad diet. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN speaks with registered dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD, LD to dismantle diet culture, bring clarity to the concept of intuitive eating and debunk myths about the Health At Every Size approach. Listen in as...
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Episode 4: The Science of Sugar Addiction: A Look at the Latest Research with Dr. Nicole Avena

Can you be addicted to sugar? In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, is joined by acclaimed research neuroscientist, sought-after speaker and pioneer in the field of food addiction, Nicole Avena, PhD, to discuss the science of sugar addiction – a topic hotly debated among healthcare professionals. Tune in to hear Dr. Avena share about the key findings from her groundbreaking research, the process of establishing criteria for...
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Episode 3: The Science Behind Intermittent Fasting & Time Restricted Eating with Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDCES, CPT

Is intermittent fasting all hype or a powerful tool for health? In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, speaks with nationally-recognized nutrition and diabetes expert, best-selling author and Orgain Nutrition Advisory Board member Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDCES, CPT to dive deep into the number one diet trend of 2021. Tune in to get expert responses to burning questions on all aspects of intermittent fasting, including the potential benefits...
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Episode 2: The Power of Family Mealtime: Barriers, Benefits and Strategies for Eating Together with Jill Castle, MS, RDN

Mealtime with children can seem like an inevitable uphill battle. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, has an enlightening conversation with one of the nation’s premier childhood nutrition experts and member of the Orgain Nutrition Advisory Board, Jill Castle, MS, RDN. Learn strategies for keeping kids more engaged during meals, ways to manage picky eating and to slow the rush during family meals, and more expert tips...
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Episode 1: The Role of Nutrition in Immunity and Inflammation with Dr. Andrew Abraham, CEO and Founder of Orgain, LLC

Welcome to The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast! We’re kicking things off with the CEO and Founder of Orgain, Andrew Abraham, MD, who dives into the role of nutrition in immunity and inflammation. Listen as he shares his raw and powerful story of his battle with cancer, which inspired him to become an integrative medicine specialist and founder of Orgain. He also shares his views on “clean nutrition” and food as medicine, as well as a...
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Disclaimer: This podcast is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice. The material discussed on this podcast, and displayed on the associated webpage, is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health regimen.