Episode 8: The Connection Between Diet, Sleep & Health with Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD, FAHA, CCSH | The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast Sponsored by Orgain

The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast

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Dec 29, 2021

Episode 8: The Connection Between Diet, Sleep & Health with Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD, FAHA, CCSH

Can dietary changes improve your sleep quality and quantity? In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN discusses the connection between diet, sleep and health with Dr. Marie-Pierre St-Onge, Associate Professor of Nutritional Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Tune in to learn the key discoveries from her research on the connection between nutrition and sleep, including the impact of nutrient deficiencies on sleep quality and how sleep deprivation can influence food cravings. Be sure to also listen as Dr. St-Onge reveals the top tips she recommends everyone adopt for better zzz’s tonight.

About The Guest

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Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD, FAHA, CCSH


Dr. Marie-Pierre St-Onge is a nutrition and sleep researcher with over two decades of experience. In addition to earning a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. in Human Nutrition from McGill University, Dr. St-Onge completed a fellowship at Columbia University and went on to join the New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center and the Institute of Human Nutrition as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. In her current role as an Associate Professor of Nutritional Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, she conducts research related to foods and their influence on disease risk and continues to focus heavily on sleep and its association with obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors.

About The Host

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Mary Purdy, MS, RDN


Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is an integrative eco-dietitian and nutrition educator with a Master's Degree from Bastyr University, where she is currently adjunct faculty. She has been in clinical practice for over 12 years using a personalized medicine and functional nutrition approach. In addition to being the host of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, she had her own podcast, The Nutrition Show, with 100+ episodes, and has authored two books, Serving the Broccoli Gods and The Microbiome Diet Reset. Mary also teaches for other universities and educational platforms, is a nutrition and sustainability adviser for Big Bold Health, and is a sought-after speaker, consultant and community builder working with organizations to create a more sustainable, just and resilient food system. Learn more about Mary at www.marypurdy.co.

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