Episode 305: Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN

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In this conversation, Lori Taylor and Jackie London discuss the importance of potatoes as a vegetable and nutrient-dense food. They highlight the versatility and nutritional benefits of potatoes, including their potassium content. The conversation then shifts to Alcohol Awareness Month and the growing sober lifestyle movement. Jackie raises concerns about the marketing of sugary beverages in the sober lifestyle market. In this conversation, Jackie and Lori discuss various topics related to health, wellness, and pets. They explore the sober curious movement and the issue of added sugar in beverages marketed as alcohol alternatives. They also discuss the financial aspects of pet ownership and the growing trend of creating DIY pet food. Additionally, they highlight the health benefits of having pets and the nutritional benefits of pecans.


  • Potatoes are a versatile and nutrient-dense vegetable that provide potassium, fiber, and other essential nutrients.
  • Potatoes can serve as a vehicle for introducing other nutritious foods into meals.
  • The sober lifestyle movement has gained popularity, but there are concerns about the marketing of sugary beverages in this market.
  • Consumers should be mindful of the motivations behind food and beverage marketing and make informed choices.


00:00 Introduction

02:05 Potatoes as a Vegetable

06:14 Potatoes as a Nutrient-Dense Food

11:29 Potatoes in Different Culinary Preparations

22:34 Concerns about Sugary Beverages in the Sober Lifestyle Market

23:27 The Sober Curious Movement and Added Sugar

25:31 The Money Grab and Pet Ownership

29:00 Creating DIY Pet Food

33:13 The Health Benefits of Having Pets

36:01 The Nutritional Benefits of Pecans


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

Facebook: Jackie London

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

LinkedIn: (16) 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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