Episode 16: The Impact of Nutrition on COVID-19 with William W. Li, MD | The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast Sponsored by Orgain

The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast

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Aug 9, 2022

Episode 16: The Impact of Nutrition on COVID-19 with William W. Li, MD

The C.D.C. reports that the coronavirus has already infected more than half of Americans. Now, more than two years into the pandemic, we are learning more about the virus, prevention, treatment and its long-term impacts on health. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by internationally renowned physician and researcher Dr. William Li to discuss his research into COVID-19. Tune in as Dr. Li discusses how diet and nutrition can support your body’s health defense systems against disease, and potentially assist in prevention and treatment of COVID-19.

About The Guest

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William W. Li, M


William W. Li, MD, is an internationally renowned physician, scientist, and author of the NYT bestseller “Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself.” His groundbreaking work has led to the development of more than 30 new medical treatments and impacts care for more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease and obesity. He is president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Foundation and is leading research into COVID-19.

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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