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Mar 31, 2022

On this week’s podcast, we’re joined by Pushpa Soundararajan, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Ayurvedic practitioner, who walks us through the foundations and applications of Ayurveda and the ways this health system can help us understand how diet can affect acne. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology. For access to CE/CME courses, become a member at
Pushpa Soundararajan is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over 30 years of experience. She is also an Ayurvedic practitioner, certified Yoga teacher, speaker and author. She is a passionate speaker and has presented at several local and international conferences on integrating Ayurveda with modern nutrition, in addition to podcasts, webinars to dietitians, and FB live talks with dietitians in India on integrative practice. She believes in self healing and educating the public on self care which led to the creation of her Youtube channel, VPK Nutrition: Mind body healing with Pushpa, RDN. She has co-authored two books ‘A Primer on Ayurveda: A Practical Guide’, and ‘Ayurveda & Yoga: A Path to Health and Healing' and a chapter on Ayurveda in an integrative nutrition textbook published on Amazon. She has an integrative virtual nutrition practice in Chicago, specializing in renal disease, digestive disorders, diabetes, weight management, and general wellness.
To learn more about Ayurveda and diet for dermatology, attend Pushpa's lecture at the 2022 Integrative Dermatology Symposium.