Here are some carefully selected podcasts to keep you well informed on food & nutrition.
#1. NUTRITION FACTS PODCAST – DR MICHAEL GREGER
Dr Greger is the best-selling author of multiple books including the New York Times bestseller “How Not to Die” and the founder of NutritionFacts.org a popular online platform to share useful information about nutrition. The podcast is yet another success from Dr Greger and explores trending topics about food & nutrition from an evidence-based perspective. He covers topics such as the obesity epidemic and how to naturally reverse high blood pressure. A must listen!
#2. FOOD IS MEDICINE – PATRICK HOLFORD
The author of the best selling book “The Optimum Nutrition Bible” has done it again with this great podcast. With a passion to share information about optimum living through nutrition, healthy habits and mental health – Patrick Holford is able to create valuable, entertaining content for wherever you’re at in your health journey. However, if you’re looking for a deep dive, this might not be for you as there are currently only 14 episodes, with the most recent episode being released in 2014. Nonetheless, if you’ve read the book and want more, then check it out.
#3. WE DO SCIENCE – DR. LAURENT BANNOCK
This podcast is dedicated to sports nutrition, created by the Institute of Performance Nutrition, and hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock. The podcast features a variety of health experts, including nutritionists, athletes, exercise scientists, and more. The podcast has 145 episodes that cover an extensive range of topics from the gut health of athletes to the impact of eating late at night. If you’re a little more advanced or particularly interested in sports nutrition, this one is for you!
#4. THE FOOD MEDIC – DR HAZEL WALLACE
Dr Hazel Wallace is a medical doctor and personal trainer, with a love for all things nutrition and fitness. The podcast is one of the most listened to, highest rated in the UK, and is great for beginners or those looking for a balanced approach to health. Dr Hazel Wallace is on the fourth series of her podcasts so far, interviewing a variety of interesting health experts offering different perspectives and actionable advice. An easy, entertaining listen.
#5. THE DOCTOR’S FARMACY – DR MARK HYMAN
This podcast is one of the highest-rated food & nutrition podcasts in the US currently with nearly 5,000 reviews. Dr. Mark Hyman is a leading expert on nutrition, having written countless books, been featured in multiple publications and documentaries, and consistently remaining at the forefront of the conversation when it comes to nutrition. His podcast comprises of regular episodes about optimising your health through nutrition, debunking food myths and disruptive conversations about the food industry. The episodes range in length from 10 minutes to over an hour – great options for whatever time you have to spend.