Podcast: Humans of Nutrition

We have set up the Humans of Nutrition Podcast as a platform to share first hand insights into the world of those working as Nutrition Professionals. A place to share the challenges and opportunities we face across multiple contexts including research, strategic planning, policy and the diverse practical applications of nutrition science, all necessary to ensure the people and planet around us can thrive.

We curate episodes to reflect the conversations we have every day and share honest human-centred insights from these wonderful professionals and those that work alongside them. Collaboration is key to how we work and we speak to exciting guests across many areas including sustainability, retail and the latest nutrition and health research. Listen in to hear the personal experiences, ideas and hopes for the future that these wonderful humans of nutrition have.



In this trailer you will hear a little bit about us, what we do and why we’re launching this podcast. In this podcast we will delve into the world of Nutrition, interview expert guests from around the world and openly share our experiences and expertise.

Ep 1

In this podcast Anna and Danielle share insights from their journey as Co-Founders of Nutrition Talent. They share how it all began, the professional and personal considerations that instigated their entrepreneurial leap, where it is now and their thoughts and hopes for the future of Nutrition. Listen in to hear their honest, very real perspectives of their Nutrition Talent journey so far.

Ep 2

In this podcast we delve into the career of our podcast co-host and co-founder of Nutrition Talent, Dr Danielle McCarthy. Interviewed by her fellow co-host Anna, Danielle reflects openly about her experiences across her career to date. She shares what areas she feels are critical to consider at this time and what she believes is needed for progress to be made.

Ep 3

In this podcast we hear all about our podcast co-host and co-founder of Nutrition Talent, Anna Wheeler. In this interview with Danielle, Anna answers some big questions that professional Nutritionists face; How can we best communicate a complex science like nutrition? How do Nutritionists avoid being seen as the naysayer in an organisation? And the biggy: What is it like being a Nutritionist for Coca-Cola?

Ep 4

In this podcast we chat to our guest Barbara Bray who was awarded an MBE in 2019 for ‘Services to Food Nutrition’. Barbara has 20 years’ experience working in the nutrition and agri-food sectors. A lot is covered in this episode. From nutrition smart agriculture, nutritional needs for those in their 40-50s, the role of social science in health and wellness and that trip to Buckingham Palace!

Ep 5

In this podcast Danielle goes on the road to chat with Jude Bailie, Director of the Warehouse, a place and space that helps support people in crisis, including housing a social supermarket. Jude shares what she believes those inside and outside of the community sector, who want to help everyone have access to healthy sustainable food, could and should do to improve the system.

Ep 6

In this episode, prepare to have your mind blown open to possibility! We chat to Dr Sarah Berry about the latest developments in the transformational research being completed by the Zoe Team and the phenomenal PREDICT studies. We discuss the frank realities of what life is like juggling being a mum, a world class academic running multiple studies, and part of an exciting commercial venture.

Ep 7

Anna and Danielle chat with Cathy Capelin, Head of Health and Sustainable Diets at IGD who shares research from IGD’s innovative collaboration with Asda, Sainsburys and the University of Leeds which identified what was successful and just as importantly, what wasn’t, in changing shopping behaviours within retail settings. We also discuss HFSS implementation, great collaborations and career challenges.

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