9 podcasts that will make you healthier

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9 podcasts that will make you healthier

The wellness industry can be a tough nut to crack (raw almonds? cashews? are peanuts actually bad for you?). If you’re interested in developing a more healthy lifestyle, educating yourself on nutrition is a great place to begin. Once your eating habits are on track, finding an exercise routine that works for you will also greatly improve your health.

But where to start? These podcasts will teach you new diet and exercise strategies you didn’t know, so you can make informed decisions about your health. Armed with entertaining expert advice (that you don’t even have to read), you’ll be able to take care of your health without being overwhelmed.

Bulletproof Radio

https://www.bulletproofexec.com/category/podcasts/

This podcast was developed by Silicon Valley investor Dave Asprey to answer the question, "What are the simplest things you can do to be better at everything?" Bulletproof radio teaches you how to upgrade all aspects of your health: your body, intelligence, sleep and work performance.

Underground Wellness

http://undergroundwellness.com/radio/

Underground Wellness focuses on making holistic nutrition understandable and accessible. Listening to this podcast led by Sean Craxton and often featuring expert guests will teach you how to take control of your own self-care.

Nutrition Diva

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/nutrition-diva

If you want to learn simple changes to make to healthify your eating habits, listen to the Nutrition Diva. Monica Reinagel focuses on small changes everyone can make and debunking nutrition myths. This podcast is a great introduction to eating well.

The Fat Burning Man

http://fatburningman.com/tag/podcast/

On this podcast, Abel James shares advice on how to eat to burn fat. After struggling with his weight, Abel created what he calls "The Wild Diet," and shed 20 lbs in 40 days. Listen to this podcast if you’re interested in a "paleo-ish" lifestyle.

TEDTalks Health

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tedtalks-health/id470623173?mt=2

This podcast includes all things health related - from medical discoveries to health tips. Listen to these TED Talks if you’re interested in a comprehensive overview of health.

Balanced Bites !

http://balancedbites.com/podcast

If you’re interested in learning more about a Paleo or holistic diet, you should listen to this podcasts. The hosts of Balanced Bites break it down so that it’s easier to understand and much less intimidating. Plus, they’re hilarious.

Revolution Health Radio

http://chriskresser.com/podcasts

In this podcast, Chris Kresser shares advice about nutrition that focuses both on eating and on how it affects your overall health regarding disease prevention. Listen to this podcast if you’re interested in how nutrition affects all of your body’s functions.

YOGAmazing

http://www.yogamazing.com/

This podcast led by yoga instructor Chaz Rough is a weekly 25-minute yoga routine. The routines vary in difficulty and objective, so everyone can benefit from Chaz’s knowledge and efficient practice.

Shots: Health News from NPR

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/

This NPR podcast focuses on sharing current news relevant to your health, and focuses on policy’s effect on public health. If you’re looking to keep up with health in the news, from public policy to new treatments, this is a great podcast to listen to.

Photo: Aaron Belford