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11 Healthy Living Podcasts To Listen To Now

Podcasts are having a moment. And with people looking for more ways to unwind from the everyday while (mostly) limiting screen time, their popularity won't be slowing down anytime soon. 

So whether you want to fill the silence of your daily commute, gym session, or workday jump on-board the Podcast Obsession Train with one of these healthy living podcasts for some thought-provoking banter, practical tips, and educated insights into what it means to live a healthy life. 

Lola Berry

Lola Berry brings her beautifully raw approach to life into the world of podcasts with Fearlessly Failing With Lola Berry, filling listeners’ ears with straight-up advice about failure from those who’ve been there. Her podcast shares the not-so-well-known struggles of well-known guests, from Jess Sepel’s business setbacks to Rachel Finch’s feelings of self-doubt, giving listeners a thought provoking insight into how failure is simply a part of the ride.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Perfect for anyone who..

Has ever gone down the dreaded comparison rabbit hole on Instagram. 

Must-listen episode

Fearlessly Failing with Tim Silverwood. Tim is an incredibly inspiring environmental activist and founder of Take 3 For The Sea. His educated insight into society’s detrimental way of living is sobering, yet his overall takeaway of hope fills that sinking feeling with one of optimism. 

 

Raising Wildlings 

From the creators of the revolutionary Wildlings Forest School where children are immersed in nature to learn naturally, this podcast explores parenting in the most refreshing and unconventional way possible. Interviewing experts to answer all your questions on alternative education and nature play as well as families who’ve made the leap to create their version of freedom living, you’ll be inspired to follow your own path into the wild. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Perfect for anyone who..

Is seeking a nature-based approach to raising their brood and practical tips for gentle parenting. 

Must-listen episode

Freedom to learn with Peter Gray. This episode explores the importance of play in a child’s development and how to create an environment where your child can learn best. 

 

Crappy To Happy

Cass Dunn is a clinical psychologist, but listening to her doesn’t feel like a session on ‘the’ couch. You’ll love her gentle work-through approach, with each episode providing a pivotal ‘aha’ moment and practical ways you can implement them in everyday life.

Perfect for anyone who..

Needs a happiness boost in their everyday lives. 

Must-listen episode

Achieving your goals with Turia Pitt. Turia’s down to earth attitude to life puts things into perspective so simply, you almost don’t even notice. 

 

The Healthy Hustlers

Like sitting down with your favourite girlfriends for a cheeky rose`, Madelyn and Tegan talk all things health and wellness served with a side of honest d&m’s. This podcast empowers you to live your best healthy life through inspirational chats with inspiring people so you will glow from the inside out. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Perfect for anyone who..

Needs a little nudge to pursue the life they’ve always desired. 

Must-listen episode

How to find your passion. This episode is one of their Hustler’s Healthy Hacks, a series dedicated to helping listeners live a happier and healthier life, recorded every Tuesday. In this episode Tegan and Madelyn get real with a chat about finding your passion in life, something almost everyone can relate to in 2020. 

 

Deliciously Ella

This podcast is an informative addition to the deservedly-popular brand, and a great way for listeners to get back in touch with what works best for their body to achieve good health - inside and out. Deliciously Ella chats with a range of experts on a wide variety of topics, from food waste and environmental concerns to busting diet myths and demystifying food trends.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Perfect for anyone who..

Is interested in learning more about mental and physical health and improving their well-being. 

Must-listen episode

How to have a healthy gut. Ella and Matt chat to Dr Megan Rossi, author of Eat Yourself Healthy and expert on all things gut related. You’ll discover how yo-yo dieting, antibiotics, sugar and caffeine affect your body, and how to nurture your gut microbes for a feel-better approach to food.  

 

Bite Back With Roz Purcell

Declaring war on self-loathing, Bite Back With Roz Purcell is a podcast about why the numbers on a scale are no more than the relation between gravity and your body. They don’t define who we are, nor should they - our bodies are amazing and you’ll think so too after just one episode of this refreshingly-good podcast. 

Perfect for anyone who..

Wants to become bffs with their body. 

Must-listen episode

Life behind the likes - how Instagram has affected body image. Roz and body confidence ambassador Estee Lalonde get real about the comparison trap and how they combat falling into it. With so much of life lived online now, it’s easy to succumb to the highlight reel. This episode reveals how we can reset and tune into ourselves to see past the snapshots.

 

Hurdle

Tackling personal growth through wellness, Hurdle takes listeners on a ride through some of life’s biggest challenges and out the other side. Guests share their biggest wins and hardest moments proving life always seems to find a way to work it all out. This is a podcast about overcoming the seemingly insurmountable, and we’re hooked. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Perfect for anyone who..

Is in search of their best self. 

Must-listen episode

What do you want your legacy to be? Part of the #HURDLEMOMENT series, this episode reflects on how you can live with intention to make your unique lasting impact. 

 

Wellness Mama

Hosted by warrior mama Katie, this podcast is a seamless extension of the popular blog of the same name. Episodes are varied, tackling a range of topics all mamas dedicated to living a healthier life will love. You’ll find practical tips to help improve your family’s health, with episodes on regenerative agriculture and how to protect your family from the dangers of mold naturally just some of the standouts. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Perfect for anyone who..

Is looking to improve their family’s health with natural alternatives and overall well-being. 

Must-listen episode

How to Grow Sprouts in Your Kitchen for Nutritious and Inexpensive Food With Doug Evans. We recently revealed why we’re hooked on sprouting and this episode of Wellness Mama only cemented our obsession. If you’ve ever been curious about sprouting and how it can benefit your health, you’re guaranteed to love it too. 

 

Nutrition Diva 

The Diva behind the podcast, Monica Reinagel, is an expert in all things food with the credentials to back it up. Monica holds a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition and enjoyed a stint in culinary school before becoming a registered nutritionist. She’s passionate about sharing accurate information with listeners to help take the confusion out of healthy eating. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Perfect for anyone who..

Wants to give the fad diets a miss in favour of eating real food.

Must-listen episode

Nutrition and your immune system. This episode is a fascinating listen, delving into the relationship between diet and your body’s ability to resist infection. Monica explains why eating for nutrition is the best way to ensure adequate function of your immune system. 

 

Healthy-ish

Body+Soul’s podcast Healthy-ish is a fast and fun way to stay up to date on the latest in the health and wellness world. Sifting through the often overwhelming amount of health information out there, Healthy-ish separates fact from fiction so you don’t have to. Discussing every aspect of health, from fertility to depolluting our lives, there’s a little nugget of gold to be heard in every episode. 

Perfect for anyone who..

Needs more balance in their lives. 

Must-listen episode

You are what you eat isn’t just a saying. The Beauty Chef reveals how maintaining good gut health contributes to good skin, proving beauty really is an inside job. 

 

Low Tox Life

From toxic-free-living-warrior Alexx Stuart, this podcast visits a wide variety of toxic free topics.  From sustainability to mindfulness, industry greats and insightful renegades provide insight into what it means to live a low tox life and how you can live without the toxic overload too. 

Perfect for anyone who..

Wants to call it quits on conventional living in favour of a more informed, toxic-free lifestyle. 

Must-listen episode

Could you grow or wild-forage every bite of food you ate for a whole year? Meet Rob Greenfield. Inspirational doesn’t cut it when describing this episode. Rob Greenfield has taken self-sufficiency to the ultimate with a year of only consuming foods he’s either grown or wild foraged. It’s a fascinating listen for anyone even remotely interested in self sufficient living.

 

Have we missed your favourite healthy living podcast? Share with us in the comments below, we'd love to hear from you!

Sarah Vercoe

Article by Sarah Vercoe

Sarah is a freelance writer and award-winning photographer with a special interest in health, travel, and fitness. Based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, she can be found hiking the trails of Noosa National Park, or, more likely, chasing after her one year old daughter, Illyana.

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