S1E3 Dr. Pran Yoganathan - Gastroenterologist Challenges Western Diet Norms with Steak and Eggs 🥩🍳 (podcast only)
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In this 3rd episode of The Kurang Manis Podcast, we meet Dr. Pran Yoganathan, a gastroenterologist and hepatologist based in Sydney. A passionate educator, a Mathematician-turned doctor who has lived in Sri Lanka, Africa, New Zealand and Australia, Dr. Pran wants to put the power in his patients' hands and provide them with data so that they can embark on their own journeys of self-healing using the philosophy of “let food be thy medicine”. Harnessing creative technology and 14,400 followers on Instagram @dr_pran_yoganathan, he stresses that his educational memes are not medical advice or recommendations, simply his opinions -- and rather strong science-backed opinions they are too! Find out why Dr. Pran's diet of choice - grass-fed steak and eggs has raised eyebrows and temperatures not just in the oven, but in conversation with peers as well. Ask him about butyrate and you'll get him all fired up and excited! Now, are WE ready to absorb the fact that we're meant to burn fat for energy and not glycogen? Let's save that for perhaps another episode. Joining co-hosts Jasmine Low and Nikki Yeo in this same episode are Dr. Desmond Menon, medical lab scientist featured in Ep. 2 Do Our Genes Predispose us to Diseases of our Parents and Malaysia's "biggest" stand-up comedian Papi Zak.

******* More about Dr. Pran Yoganathan ******* 

Graduating from medicine from the University of Otago in New Zealand, Dr. Pran is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physician (FRACP) and a member of Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA). He has accredited expertise in Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Colonoscopy as certified by the Conjoint Committee for the recognition of training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Pran works in the public and private sectors in Greater Sydney and has a strong interest in the field of human nutrition. He practices an approach to healthcare that assesses the lifestyle of the patient to see how it impacts on their gastrointestinal and metabolic health. Dr. Pran believes that the current day nutritional guidelines may not be based on perfect evidence and he passionately strives to provide the most up to date literature in healthcare and science to provide “Evidence-Based Medicine”.  He is a strong motivator and aims to empower his patients to embark on a journey of self-healing using the philosophy of “let food be thy medicine”. Dr. Pran has a special interest in conditions such as Gastro-oesophageal Reflux (GORD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and abdominal bloating. He takes a very thorough approach to resolve these issues using dietary manipulation In conjunction with an accredited highly qualified dietician rather than resort to long-term medications. 

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Executive Produced by AsiaFitnessToday.com Podcasts
Edited/Produced by Jasmine Low & Nikki Yeo
Recorded at Sydney Podcast Studios
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Originally published on 23/2/2021, revised for clarity on 24/2/2021 and 4/7/2021. 

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