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Dr. Valencia Porter: How to Thrive in a Toxic World — Combining Eastern & Western approaches to health
3rd June 2021 • From Doctor To Patient • Dr Diva Nagula
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Valencia Porter, MD is a leader in Integrative, Preventive, and Environmental Medicine, combining ancient wisdom traditions such as Ayurvedic Medicine with modern science. For more than a decade she worked with Dr. Deepak Chopra, providing integrative medical consultations and teaching health professionals and the community how to achieve total mind, body, spirit health.

Her book, “Resilient Health: How to Thrive in Our Toxic World,” is a handbook for the toxic age based on her research, clinical experience, and personal healing journey. Her clinical practice focuses on health optimization.

  • 3:11  Dr. Porter's healing journey that led her to Ayurveda, preventive medicine, and mind-body healing.
  • 9:13  How Dr. Porter's studies in Ayurveda shifted her medical practice.
  • 12:35  Explaining the three Doshas and the Ayurvedic approach to health.
  • 19:33  How Ayurveda is applied to Dr. Porter's practice.
  • 21:33  "Living a life in harmony with who you are" — Dr. Porter shares how she healed from stress, loss, and environmental toxins through a mix of modalities and healing paths.
  • 28:21  Exploring Dr. Porter's book, “Resilient Health" — a manual for addressing toxicity in the body, mind and spirit.
  • 35:05  Practical, actionable advice on steering clear from the toxins present in common everyday products and foods.
  • 39:39  Food creates health — How organic farming benefits the whole planet.
  • 42:02  A holistic perspective on food, farming, and medicine.

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