Kulturing Kuriosity with Dr. Sandeep Gupta

 

 

 

Dr. Sandeep Gupta graduated from medical school at the University of Queensland in 1999.

Since then he has served in a range of public and private hospitals in the South-East Queensland region, as a cardiology, medical and anaesthetic registrar.  Dr. Gupta then went on to invest many years training in integrative medicine and was awarded a Fellowship of the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) in 2008 and a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2010. He also has physician training certification with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker in chronic inflammatory illness and a Masters of Nutrition with Dr. Gabriel Cousens. 

Dr. Gupta established the Lotus Institute of Holistic Health in 2017, to provide training in integrative medicine for those who seek it. He also had an advocacy role in integrative medicine, with a prior position on the ACNEM board, and a current position on the Australian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) advocacy committee. He is a founding board member for the Australian Chronic Infectious & Inflammatory Disease Society (ACIIDS) and a founding diplomate member for the International Society of Environmentally Acquired Illness (ISEAI).

He currently is director and head physician at the integrative practice Lotus Holistic Medicine at Maroochydore on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. 

Check out Dr. Sandeep's website for more info on his work

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Sandeep has kindly offered our community a 10% discount on this course.
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Episode 1: Kulturing Kuriosity with Kirsty Wirth

In this episode, I get deep into my own journey and share with you my intentions for this podcast and all the exciting guests we have lined up. Get ready to get inspired and spark that curiosity. 

Episode 2: Kulturing Kuriosity with Cyndi O'Meara

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Episode 3: Kulturing Kuriosity with Alexx Stuart

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Episode 4: Kulturing Kuriosity with Alicia Berry

This episode features one of our own team health coaches, Alicia Berry. Alicia became curious when, suffering with some serious health concerns, she wondered if her breast implants were the root cause of her problems. 

Episode 5: Kulturing Kuriosity with Brad Leech

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Episode 6: Kulturing Kuriosity with Steph Lowe

In this episode, Steph talks about her journey from a teen with food and health issues to becoming the Natural Nutritionist with a passion for spreading a positive message about real food and the incredible affect it has on health.

Episode 7: Kulturing Kuriosity with Jason Bawden-Smith

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Episode 8: Kulturing Kuriosity with Kim Morrison

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Episode 9: Kulturing Kuriosity with Ellen Tattam

In today's episode, I am talking with our beautiful head Naturopath, Ellen. But today it’s not Ellen’s clinical experience we are exploring but her incredible volunteer work in India for some NGO’s whose focus is on women's health education.

Episode 10: Kulturing Kuriosity with Cathy Fitzgerald

In this episode, my dear friend, Cathy and I talk about the tiny cabin her and partner Carlos share in the Noosa hinterland and how they have opened it up as a simple retreat for guests to immerse themselves in nature and a simpler life.

Episode 11: Kulturing Kuriosity with Rowena Field

In this episode, Rowena Field, a physiotherapist and a PhD candidate, specialising in chronic pain and nutrition, shares her own experience with chronic back pain which led her to turn her understanding of chronic pain management on its head and in the process solve her own chronic pain problem.

Episode 12: Kulturing Kuriosity with Ronan Smith

Welcome to episode 12 where I speak to Rohan Smith, an extremely experienced and knowledgeable Naturopath who runs a clinical practice specialising in supporting patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. He discusses how he supports his clients with chronic fatigue and provides some great apps and tips to support yourself in moving forward into full wellness.

Episode 13: Kulturing Kuriosity with Maria Harpas

In this episode, I’m interviewing Maria Harpas, a clinical Nutritionist and Naturopath. We unpack the benefits and limitations of a vegan diet and the most common markers that she sees in clinic to help her patients optimise their health. 

Episode 14: Kulturing Kuriosity with Joanne Howarth

Today I interview Joanne Howarth, Founder and CEO of Planet Protector Packaging who have developed a range of eco-friendly sustainable thermal packaging that doesn't harm the planet. Listen in as I talk with her about how experiencing the devastating effects of polystyrene led her to develop this ethically sound product.

Episode 15: Kulturing Kuriosity with Michelle Lastella

Today I’m interviewing Dr. Michele Lastella, a career researcher at CQUniversity’s Appleton Institute for Behavioural Science in Adelaide. Episode highlights include screen use and its effect on sleep onset and quality, teenage sleep, organ circadian rhythm and discovering your personal sleep chronotype.

Episode 16: Kulturing Kuriosity with Shelley McKenzie

In this episode I am joined by the incredible Shelley McKenzie, Nutritionist, soon to be Naturopath, and proud Mama. Shelley specialises in female hormone health, and is very passionate about fertility, pregnancy and beyond. Join me as we chat about Shelley’s health journey, and all that she has overcome, as well as preconception health, pregnancy and that sacred postpartum period.

Episode 17: Kulturing Kuriosity with Brett Hill

In this episode, I’m joined by chiropractor, Dr. Brett Hill and today we talk all about how to flex that resilience muscle - how to build it, how to build resilience in kids, what skills you need and what areas of life you may need to build resilience in.

Episode 18: Kulturing Kuriosity with Rachel Favilla

In this episode I am talking with Rachel Favilla. We begin discussing Rachel’s history of being diagnosed with Autoimmune hepatitis at age 14, which led on to a diagnosis and treatment of Anorexia. Rachel eventually found the healing power of real food and is now a nutritionist and educator with a beautiful simple philosophy around eating real food that serves your body and makes you feel good.

Episode 19: Kulturing Kuriosity with Matt Harris

Ever wanted to grow your own vegies? Well this is the episode for you. Today I chat with Matt Harris, founder of Vegepod, a company whose mission is to make growing veges foolproof. We cover topics such as soil health and quality and food miles. No matter what the size of your outdoor space I hope this inspires you to get growing. 

Episode 20: Kulturing Kuriosity with Alena Pribyl

For all the gut science nerds out there like me you are just going to love this episode. Today I interview Dr Alena Pribyl who is the senior scientist and research officer at Microba, the very lab we use at Kultured Wellness to analyse our clients’ gut microbiome. Listen in as we discuss the cutting edge science around sequencing and latest insights into the gut microbiome as it relates to mental health, cancer and more.

Episode 21: Kulturing Kuriosity with Luke Hines

You are going to love this candid chat with Luke Hines about what brings him joy and what he has been curious about over the past year. Luke discusses how the COVID crisis led him to turn everything he thought he knew about his own health pillars on their head, leading to a huge readjustment and redefinition in all areas of his life. 

Episode 22: Kulturing Kuriosity with Jess Donovan

This one is for the Mamas and the Papas or anyone who has an interest in nourishing our children. I chat with Jess Donovan, Naturopath, who specialises in kids health, supporting families to raise happy and healthy kids. We dive into Jess’ own health journey and how finding the wonderful world of Naturopathy propelled her into her passion for kids' health.

Episode 23: Kulturing Kuriosity with Anna Papaioannou

In this episode I chat with Anna Papaioannou aka Anna the Anxiety Coach. We talk about Anna’s own experience with anxiety which developed after a childhood accident and the journey that ensued to help her work through her debilitating condition. Through this journey,  Anna’s greatest challenges in life turned into her greatest triumph.

Episode 24: Kulturing Kuriosity with Sheridan Joy

What a great interview we have today for anyone who is a Mama, wanting to be a Mama or who simply wants to up their game when it comes to increasing their nutrient stores. Sheridan Joy is a qualified nutritionist and GAPS practitioner and shares with us her passion for nutrition during and post pregnancy.  

Episode 25: Kulturing Kuriosity with Prof. James Adams

I absolutely love interviewing curious minds and I have to say my guest today, Professor James Adams, epitomises the very essence of a curious mind. He is the director of the Asperger’s/Autism research programme at Arizona State University and his area of focus is researching the medical causes of Autism and how to treat and prevent it including looking at nutrition, oxidative stress and gut problems in particular.

Episode 26: Kulturing Kuriosity with Kirsty Wirth

A different type of episode for you today, some musings from me, as I find myself with some rare solo time as I embark on a 9 hour drive torst my adventure at Carnarvon Gorge. Some of the topics I reflect on are the effects of, and mitigations we can take, towards reducing EMF’s. I also offer some thoughts on the power of mindset, having the right attitude as we embark on a change in lifestyle and more!

Episode 27: Kulturing Kuriosity with Alexx Stuart

On this episode, we discuss Alexx's journey over the last 12 months to find a healthy home to live in. Due to Alexx’s CIRS (chronic inflammatory response syndrome) she needed to be on guard to find a mould free and low EMF property. Listen in for all of Alexx’s nuggets of wisdom and learnings as she navigates assessing properties and never settling for anything that would put her health at risk.

Episode 28: Kulturing Kuriosity with Layne Beachley

I’m excited for you to listen to this week's chat. In this episode I interview the most successful female surfer in history, Layne Beachley. What I appreciate most from our chat is how Layne reflects on what drove her to win, how she felt like she could never be enough, her lack of self worth and being driven by fear. She shares her evolution of self and how once retired from surfing she really had to dig deep to find where she could improve, to give back to society.

Episode 29: Kulturing Kuriosity with Cyndi O'Meara

Today I bring on a dear friend of mine, Cyndi O’Meara, nutritionist, filmmaker and educator, to discuss a hot topic with global relevance - the climate change diet and the vegan diet. In typical Cyndi fashion, she helps unpack a mass of information in a common sense way. I know you will enjoy this chat, you may feel challenged but you will certainly feel her passion and wisdom shine through.

Episode 30: Kulturing Kuriosity with Carrie Rigoni

In this episode, I interview Dr. Carrie Rigoni who is a Chiropractor who also specialises in the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is an area of personal fascination for me and it seems there is a huge gap in public awareness around its roles in recovering from a trauma or health crisis to supporting your stress resilience etc. So listen in to learn all about the vagus nerve and how to optimise it. 

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