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Welcome to The Gp Show podcast "libsyn directory" page!  Please visit my full website; that includes podcasts, the podcast notes with resources, a clinicians bookshelf split into the lifestyle and medical domains with a growing library of online resources (for patients and health professionals) including handouts, courses, apps, books, podcasts and more.

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Jul 30, 2020

Professor Felice Jacka is Director of the Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University. She is also founder and president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR) and immediate past president of the Australian Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders. Professor Jacka’s current research focuses closely on the links between diet, gut health, and mental and brain health.  Professor Jacka has published >160 peer-reviewed scientific papers, the majority in high-impact journals in the mental health field including the American Journal of Psychiatry and Lancet Psychiatry. She is listed in the top ten most highly-cited researchers in mood disorders in Australia (Scopus).  She has also written a book for the public called ‘Brain Changer’ through Pan Macmillan press in Australia (available internationally through Amazon).

And today we are discussing her latest book for children: There’s a Zoo in my Poo.  See our first episode #16 "Food and Mood" for more info not covered in this episode =

What. A. Legend.

As per my intro today = Felice is giving away a free signed copy of her new book for my listeners, so please contact me via  Also, I have free tickets to giveaway for the upcoming September GPCE conference in Brisbane valued at $998, which I am speaking at.  So if you would like some free tickets please contact me via

If you want to try out the new “Quick Intervention for Change” (QIC) health coaching assessment tool, we are looking for 10 GPs to trial this with just a few patients and give us feedback via a survey. 

Finally, if you want the opportunity to be a local health leader in your community and provide evidence-based modern lifestyle medicine content, we are rolling out the LIFT program to local councils and “NEED YOU!”. High-quality online LM program, provided free to the public via local councils, with thousands already participating. Check out LIFT here and contact me if you are interested via

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