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.