We’ve been working for the past 2 years on a randomized controlled trial of ZOE membership.
Participants used personalized nutrition advice to try to improve their health — and the results are fascinating.
In today’s episode of ZOE Science & Nutrition, Jonathan, Sarah, and Tim ask: How did ZOE hold up as part of this trial?
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01:03 - Quickfire round
02:10 - Sarah’s first impression of Jonathan
05:29 - What is an RCT
10:20 - What is ZOE and how does it work
14:14 - What did the RCT participants experience
16:16 - Using cookies to measure blood sugar
20:07 - What is blood fat
25:02 - What happens once you’ve done your tests
26:17 - Recent dietary changes Jonathan, Sarah and Tim have made
34:52 - How are you guided through the ZOE program
37:19 - Control group vs ZOE group
41:23 - Results of the ZOE RCT
45:03 - Do other wellness products have RCTs
47:57 - Will the results be greater after a year of ZOE
54:44 - Does the ZOE membership work
57:02 - The difference between ZOE and other medical devices
58:44 - Summary and outro
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Mentioned in today’s episode:
- Epidemiology of constipation in Europe and Oceania: A systematic review published in BMC Gastroenterology
- Recent advances in understanding and managing chronic constipation published in F1000Research
- Human Postprandial Responses to Food and Potential for Precision Nutrition published in Nature Medicine
- Microbiome connections with host metabolism and habitual diet from 1,098 deeply phenotyped individuals published in Nature Medicine
- Postprandial glycaemic dips predict appetite and energy intake in healthy individuals published in Nature Medicine
Episode transcripts are available here.
Is there a nutrition topic you’d like us to explore? Email us at [email protected], and we’ll do our best to cover it.