#162 Citizen Science and Personalising Health with Jonathan Wolf from ZOE

31 Aug 2022

Today I’m talking with tech entrepreneur and co-founder of the nutrition app Zoe, Jonathan Wolf. We dive into his story of starting in physics, moving into the world of tech during the tech boom and ultimately applying his knowledge of how machine learning works to the complex world of nutrition science.

If you’re a podcast fan you’ll know just how convoluted nutritional science can be, the pitfalls of dieting as well as the lack of personalisation. I’m a firm believer in the utility of more investigations to determine our health status and ultimately help us achieve more consistency in our healthy habits, and you’ll hear how Zoe is trying to do this.

Today we chat about

  • Johnathan’s background in start ups
  • The citizen science projects
  • Why nutrition science is so confusing and misguided
  • The vision for Zoe
  • Future research studies
  • What actions Jonathan has taken personally to improve his health

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