The Reinventing the Supermarket Podcast Series
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#11 Dr. Robert Lustig
Fructose: Why Processed Sugars Are So Deadly
We are joined by paediatric endocrinologist Dr Robert Lustig. Dr Lustig is well known in the field of nutrition for his epic lecture titled Sugar: The Bitter Truth, which has attracted millions of views on youtube. The issue that Dr Lustig was calling to the world’s attention in that lecture is that when we think of sugar in terms of “calories”, we’re really missing the point…
#9 Anna Lappé
The Insidious Art of Marketing Junk Food to Children
We are joined by author and educator Anna Lappé. Anna is the author of the lauded environmental book Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It. For those not already familiar with her fascinating career, Anna Lappé is a passionate and outspoken advocate…
#7 Tom Szaky
The Treasure in Our Trash
We are joined by Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of Terracycle as we discuss what’s known as “post consumer waste”. The supermarket is responsible for a vast amount of the trash and wastage in our world, and the focus of Tom Szaky and of Terracycle is to identify the treasure we’ve invested in that trash, and to recycle and upcycle as much as possible so as to relieve the pressure on our planet and its resources. It’s a vast task, so where do we even start?
#5 Joel Salatin
Healing and the Farm-Supermarket Disconnect
America’s most famous farmer, Joel Salatin joins us to discuss how healthy, conscious farming systems beget healthy food systems and a healthy ecology. Joel Salatin was featured in Michael Pollan’s bestselling book The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and is author of his own series…
#3 Joanna Blythman
A Matter of Trust
Investigative journalist Joanna Blythman joins us to discuss what’s going on behind the scenes with ingredients in the products we buy in the supermarket. Even healthy-looking products that look like there are no additional ingredients can be a source of chemical contaminants that may be destructive to our health. In this discussion we focus on the gap between regulation and the…
#1 Sally Fallon Morell
Food Capitalism 101
In this first episode of Reinventing the Supermarket we welcome author and nutrition educator and activist Sally Fallon Morell. Along with the legendary researcher Dr Mary Enig, Sally is the author of what many consider to be one of the foundational classics of the real food movement, Nourishing Traditions. In this discussion we focus on what was happening in America and England in the late 1800s…
#12 Dr Jason Fung
The Disaster of the Culture of Constant Eating
We are joined by nephrologist and obesity researcher Dr Jason Fung. Dr Fung is a researcher and clinician who is achieving superb results using fasting in the treatment of both obesity and diabetes. Dr Fung’s work brings together critical insights on insulin resistance, the nature of long term obesity, the weight set-point and how to alter it, and the incredible value of fasting as a treatment for obesity and diabetes.
#10 Marion Nestle
Big Soda. Big Obesity.
We are joined by academic and author Marion Nestle. Back in 2002 Marion Nestle authored the acclaimed book Food Politics, sharing its name with her popular Food Politics blog which champions the role of real food in a healthy human diet. Marion’s most recent book, Soda Politics, brings the food politics battle right to the door of the giant soft drink manufacturers…
#8 Gary Taubes
Why the Obesity Epidemic Won’t End Anytime Soon
We welcome investigative journalist and author Gary Taubes to discuss the low fat dogma that has caused supermarkets to become mainly filled with low fat, sugary, highly refined grain and starch-based products. We’ll also be talking about Taubes’ restatement of the nature of caloric balance – most of us know it as the “calories in vs calories out” conventional dietary advice, and and how we can understand it differently…
#6 Professor Tim Noakes
Rediscovering Real Nutrition: The Courage to Follow the Science
Top scientist Professor Tim Noakes joins us to discuss where we have to go if we follow the science when it comes to nutrition. While Professor Noakes has been known for decades as a thought leader in sports medicine and nutrition, he’s now become a major force…
#4 Jimmy Moore
Surviving the Supermarket
International bestselling author of Keto Clarity and Cholesterol Clarity, Jimmy Moore joins us to discuss how innocent-looking products and what many consider to be “everyday” foods are the cause of obesity and other diseases of civilisation. We discuss misleading labels and how even well known diet brands can be loading their products with the very ingredients that are causing…
#2 Nina Teicholz
The Great Fat Fiasco
Investigative journalist Nina Teicholz joins us to discuss the critically important story of how natural saturated fats came to be demonized in the second half of the 20th century and how the promotion of polyunsaturated vegetable oils has helped ruin our health and dramatically and dangerously altered the nature of the products we see on the shelves of our supermarkets…