Sigma Nutrition Radio

Discussions about the science of nutrition, dietetics and health. The podcast that educates through nuanced conversations, exploring evidence and cultivating critical thinking. Hosted by Danny Lennon.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 52m. Bisher sind 397 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 4 hours 4 minutes


#404: Prof. Marion Hetherington – Psychology and Development of Food Preference & Eating Behaviour

Prof. Marion Hetherington is Professor of Biopsychology at University of Leeds, where her research is focused on the psychology of appetite across the lifespan. She has previously been at Johns Hopkins, the NIH, the University of Dundee, University of...



#403 Prof. David Jacobs – Food Synergy & The Top-Down Approach to Nutrition Research

Prof. David Jacobs, PhD is Professor of Public Health, in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, at the University of Minnesota. He has published highly inflential work in nutritional epidemiology and health epidemiolgy for decades. A...



#402: Prof. Leanne Redman – Pregnancy, Maternal Diet & Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity

Prof. Leanne Redman is a Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology & Women’s Health, based at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. As the director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Women’s Health Laboratory, she is focused on...



#401: Quack Asylum – Part 2: Greger, Berg & Saladino

We take a look at three more "quacks" who spread misinformation; Dr. Michael Greger (01:21), Eric Berg (36:26), and Dr. Paul Saladino (55:18). We give reference to some specific examples. Show notes available at If you...



#400: Quack Asylum – Part 1: Malhotra & DiNicolantonio

To celebrate our 400th episode, we take a look at two "quacks" who spread misinformation; Dr. Aseem Malhotra and Dr. James DiNicolantonio. We give reference to some specific examples. Show notes available at


 2021-08-17  1h29m

#399: Prof. James Betts – Does Fasting Have Benefits Beyond Those Caused By Calorie Restriction?

James Betts is Professor of Metabolic Physiology at the University of Bath, where he is Co-Director of the Centre for Nutrition, Exercise & Metabolism. His research employs randomised controlled trials to study the effects of nutrition on...


 2021-08-10  45m

#398: Carole Hooven, PhD – Testosterone: Behavioural Endocrinology & Sex Differences

Carole Hooven, PhD, is lecturer and codirector of undergraduate studies in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. She earned her PhD at Harvard, studying behavioral endocrinology and evolution of sex differences in humans...


 2021-08-03  46m

#397: Dietary Nitrates & Nitrites

In this episode Danny & Alan discuss the impacts of nitrates and nitrites on health. They look at the beneficial impacts of dietary nitrate, as well as issues around nitrites in processed meat. Show notes available at


 2021-07-27  58m

#396: Leigh Frame, PhD – Nutrient Trials: RCT Design, Ethics and Placebo Groups

Dr. Leigh Frame, PhD is Director of Integrative Medicine at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington DC. Dr. Frame received her PhD in Human Nutrition, as well as a Master of Health Science degree in Molecular...


 2021-07-20  35m

#395: Prof. Carel le Roux – Current Thinking in Obesity Treatment

Professor le Roux is an expert in metabolic medicine and is currently a Professor of Experimental Pathology, University College Dublin. He is recognised as a world leader in metabolism and obesity. Professor le Roux’s clinical focus is in the...


 2021-07-14  30m