Top 10 Best Health & Wellness Podcasts: UPDATED November 16, 2023

Sometimes it’s easier to slip in a little self motivation during your morning commute (and often critical to prepare during that long road trip to a family holiday gathering!). For any occasion, we bring you a compiled collection of the best and most recent health, wellness, and fitness podcasts that will put you into the right headspace – and ultimately, the best body space (just be sure to exit the car and move a little!)

Food Psyche Podcast With Christy Harrison

Helping people make peace with food since 2013. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor Christy Harrison talks with guests about their relationships with food, body image, eating disorders, weight and size acceptance, non-diet nutrition, exercise, body politics, feminism, self-compassion and self-care–all from a body-positive, Health at Every Size perspective. Along the way, Christy shares her own journey from disordered eater and dieter to food writer and anti-diet dietitian, and offers tips to help you accept your body and let go of guilt about food.

Science Vs

There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don’t have to. This season we tackle football concussions, heartbreak, 5G networks, sleep, magic mushrooms, free healthcare, police use of force, asteroids and more.

Optimal Health Daily

Why bother searching for the best blogs about health & fitness when it can be found and read for you? Think of Optimal Health Daily as an audioblog or blogcast. This podcast addresses all the latest health trends on topics such as intermittent fasting, flu vaccinations, flossing, and more.

10 PERCENT Happier With Dan Harris

ABC newsman Dan Harris (who once had a live panic attack on Good Morning America) takes his listeners to the “outer reaches of neuroscience to the inner sanctum of network news” in this mindful podcast, asking: Can a person still find enlightenment while chasing ambition?

TED Talks Health

From way-new medical breakthroughs to smart daily health habits, doctors and researchers share their discoveries about medicine and well-being onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world.

Mental Illness Happy Hour

Comedian Paul Gilmartin interviews comedians, artists, writers, friends, and doctors about their experiences to normalize and de-stigmatize mental illness.

Breaking Down Nutrition

If you’re in a hurry but need a little pick me up inspo, this podcast can deliver the goods in five minutes or less. Dietitians Susan Mitchell and Regina Ragone explore topics like “Busting Sugar Myths” and “If You Eat Raw Dough, Will You Lose Your Cookies?” 

Ali On The Run

Runner Ali Feller interviews industry leaders, entrepreneurs, professional athletes, and everyday runners to learn from their successes and failures.

Half-Size Me

Heather Robison is exactly the best friend you need to serve up some daily weightloss motivation. A real mom who lost 170 pounds over five years, Robinson walks you through the fire, pushing you through her practical dieting strategies and tips.

The Nutrition Diva Quick and Dirty Tips

If nutrition bores you, Monica Reinagel, nutritionist and chef, gives you the quick, dirty and delightful. If you are looking to eat cleaner and feel fabulous without being lectured to, Reinagel knows how to deliver a thoughtful punch, from dieting strategies to spices.

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