Episode 292: Jaclyn London

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In this episode, Lori Taylor and Jackie London discuss their collaboration and the upcoming monthly podcast. They also reflect on the highs and lows of the food and beverage industry in 2023 and discuss the emerging trends for 2024. The main themes include food as culture, the importance of convenience in consuming fruits and vegetables, and the impact of GLP-1s on food sales. This episode explores the use of GLP-1 medications for weight loss and the impact on food tolerance. It also discusses the relationship between weight loss drugs and grocery shopping habits. The conversation highlights the potential for collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and the produce industry. The importance of lifestyle changes and nutrition education in managing medication side effects is emphasized. The challenges and judgments associated with medication use are addressed. Tips for incorporating fruits and vegetables into daily meals are provided, along with the importance of embracing repetition and individuality. The episode concludes with a preview of upcoming topics and closing remarks.


  • Food as culture is an emerging trend that can inspire people to consume more fruits and vegetables.
  • Convenience is key in increasing fruit and vegetable consumption.
  • The impact of GLP-1s on food sales is a complex issue that cannot be solely attributed to the decline in sales. GLP-1 medications can affect food tolerance, making high fat and high refined carb foods difficult to digest and tolerate.
  • Weight loss drugs have the potential to impact grocery shopping habits, with some evidence suggesting a decrease in food purchases.
  • Collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and the produce industry could benefit both sectors in promoting health and wellness.
  • Lifestyle changes and nutrition education prior to starting medication can help minimize side effects and improve medication adherence.
  • The use of weight loss medications can be accompanied by challenges and judgments, but it’s important to focus on individual health goals and choices.
  • Incorporating fruits and vegetables into meals can be made easier by prioritizing their preparation and embracing repetition.
  • Embracing individuality and finding what works best for each person is key to long-term success in adopting healthier habits.
  • Upcoming topics include heart health and the role of fruits and vegetables in romance and libido.


00:00 Introduction and Collaboration Announcement

07:16 Looking Back at 2023 and Food Marketing Trends

20:07 Food as Culture and Celebrating Diversity

32:49 The Impact of GLP-1s on Food Sales

35:58 GLP-1 Medications and Food Tolerance

37:21 Weight Loss Drugs and Grocery Shopping

38:38 Collaboration between Pharma and Produce Industry

39:42 Lifestyle Changes and Medication Side Effects

42:23 Challenges and Judgments of Medication Use

43:44 Tips for Incorporating Fruits and Vegetables

46:07 Embracing Repetition and Individuality

47:00 Upcoming Topics and Closing Remarks


Website: Registered Dietitian & Author | Jaclyn London (jaclynlondonrd.com)

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Instagram: Jaclyn London, MS, RD | Media Dietitian & CPG Food Consultant (@jaclynlondonrd) • Instagram photos and videos

LinkedIn: (14) Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN | LinkedIn

About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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