While we’re stuck working at home because of the pandemic, you might have thought about changing your eating habits. If you don’t know where to start, why not listen to a podcast? Here are a couple that you can start with that will teach you everything you need to know as listed on The Spruce Eats.
Melissa Joy Dobbins
Started in 2015, this podcast covers a wide range of topics, including nutrition and sustainability. With over 180 episodes that are from 30 minutes to nearly an hour in length, you can listen to Dobbins, MS, RN, CDE talk about “the science, psychology, and strategies behind good food and healthy nutrition.” Dobbins is a certified diabetes educator (CDE), certified in adult, adolescent, and child weight management by the Committee for Dietetic Registration. Guests, who are also registered dietitians, researchers, academics, even authors, talk about sustainability, fad diets, food insecurity, and so much more. “Sound Bites”’s goal is to help their listeners make good choices about their food and health.
Dr. Joan Salge Blake, EdD, RDN, LDN, FAND
With various topics and excellent reviews from listeners, “Spot On!” talks about topics such as sugar substitutes, dietary supplements, sports nutrition, the Health At Every Size movement, even plant-based burgers. Each episode is 20-30 minutes in length, so if you’re someone who doesn’t quite have the attention span for a whole hour of content, this is the podcast for you. With over 65 guests that have starred on the podcast, Dr. Blake calls on them to provide evidence-based information to break down the most interesting myths and even offer recommendations.
Liz’s Healthy Table
Liz Weiss, MS, RDN
If you’re a cook, this is the podcast for you. With practical advice fit for everyday life, “Liz’s Healthy Table” communicates good messages about health through food and cooking. There are even some recipes that you could take from the podcast as well! Host, Liz Weiss, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and is committed to making eating healthy as possible without stress. Weiss is an author of five cookbooks, a food blogger, and a family nutrition expert, so she has the credentials to help out. Most of the episodes also include exceptional guest chefs as well. There are over 90 episodes to choose from that are about 45-60 minutes long, learn about omega-3 fatty acids, brain health, and learn about cooking with beans, smoothies, and even freezer cooking, there’s something for everyone.