Free Health and Nutrition Podcasts

For beginners and busy nutrition enthusiasts.

The Nutrition Diva’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous

This popular podcast, hosted by nutritionist and author Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS, covers just about every nutrition topic there is. Each episode ranges from 10 to 30 minutes, so you don’t have to commit a huge chunk of time to each topic.

Where to start.

The Nutrition Diva has created over 500 episodes of this podcast,
so you’re bound to find a topic that strikes your interest. Episode 537, titled, “Are Probiotics Safe for Your Immune System?” is a great choice if you’re interested in learning more about what we’ve discussed in this issue of NHR.

For brain health.

Brain Health and Beyond with Team Sherzai, MD
Dean and Ayesha Sherzai are a husband and wife team of neurologists who are the co-Directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention

Program at Loma Linda University. They are passionate about helping people prevent neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease, through proper nutrition and other healthy lifestyle habits. Both Dean and Ayesha have researched neurological decline extensively and have been published in several neuroscience and psychiatry journals.

Where to start.

Episode 3: Averting the Tsunami of Alzheimer’s. In this episode, Dean and Ayesha discuss their NEURO plan, a simple system of lifestyle changes—Nutrition, Exercise, Unwind, Restore, and Optimize—that doesn’t require expensive supplements or wellness gimmicks.

For plant-based nutrition.

Plant Proof PodcastTM
Each episode of the Plant Proof podcast, hosted by Simon Hill, is a testament to the health benefits of a diet rich in diverse plant foods. Throughout the podcast’s 84 episodes, you’ll find interviews with doctors specializing in cardiology, gastroenterology, and diabetes, with useful tools and advice to improve your health with a plant-based diet.

Where to start.

Episode 17: Building a Healthy Gut with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz. Check out this fantastic episode in which Simon interviews a board-certified gastroenterologist regarding the human microbiome. This episode contains a wealth of information on the science behind proper nutrition for optimizing your gut health.

A podcast featuring a mix of scientists, athletes, and other inspirational figures.

The Rich Roll Podcast
Rich Roll overcame being overweight, out of shape, and addicted to alcohol in his 30s. Inspiringly, he went on to become an accomplished ultramarathoner in his 40s. With his popular podcast, which currently boasts a whopping 472 episodes, he has interviewed inspirational and influential people from all areas of life, including those who devote their lives to researching and promoting health and wellness. Each episode runs an hour or more—great for car rides or adding entertainment to a long run or walk.

Where to start.

Episode 436: David Sinclair on Extending Human Lifespan & The Science Behind Aging. This highly engaging, science-heavy episode features David Sinclair, researcher in the field of aging with a PhD in Molecular Genetics, Professor of the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, and co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging. In this episode, Rich and Dr. Sinclair discuss how our cells age and cutting edge methods for slowing the aging process.

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