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Dietitians have a lot to say about nutrition, food, and health. Join host Heather Caplan and her registered dietitian (RD) peers as they talk shop, share their philosophies, and keep it real with you. Discussion topics include weight-inclusive nutrition and dietetics, intuitive eating, sports nutrition, career paths, and more.
 
This show serves women fighting food obsession, disordered eating and diet culture, and helps you ditch the diet and find food freedom for good. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Amanda Lambrechts shares personal and professional insights as well as interviews guests about eating disorders, body image, body acceptance, gentle nutrition, Intuitive Eating, Health at Every Size®, authentic living, and self-care. Throughout the episodes, Amanda offers tips on how to combat your intrusive diet th ...
 
Helping people make peace with food since 2013. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and journalist Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CDN talks with guests about their relationships with food, body image, eating disorders, weight and size acceptance, non-diet nutrition, exercise, 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 a ...
 
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Researcher and author Joy Cox returns to the podcast to discuss her new book, Fat Girls in Black Bodies; diet culture in Black communities and in the church; her evolving relationship with movement, and how it inspired her to co-create the Jabbie app; how to respond to internalized weight stigma and bias; and so much more. Plus, Christy answers a l…
 
Glenys Oyston RD, co-host of the popular podcast Dietitians Unplugged and author on DareNotToDiet.com, joins us for a fun and feisty conversation. She gets real about her reaction when clients say, “But my doctor told me to lose weight!” and stays candid about the ways she brings weight loss desires and goals into her client conversations. We talk …
 
Certified lactation counselor and writer Leslie Moniot joins us to discuss diet culture in the infant-nutrition field, trying to raise an intuitive eater, the difference between intuitive eating in children and adults, why we shouldn’t judge people regardless of how they choose to feed themselves or their kids, and so much more. Plus, Christy answe…
 
Abby Chan MS RD is a fellow sports nutrition enthusiast, bringing anti-diet work to both dietetics and the fitness industry. In fact, she built her own body-inclusive fitness space with her spouse, focused on reducing body and weight stigma while helping folks move in ways they want to. Abby holds nothing back when she talks about how the fitness i…
 
Body-image coach Summer Innanen returns to the podcast to discuss weight-inclusive pregnancy and postpartum resources; raising socially conscious, anti-diet children; her experiences returning to work from maternity leave; why she rebranded her body-image course; and so much more. Plus, Christy answers a listener question about the current state of…
 
The first real talk in real time episode of 2020! Welcome to the chaos. CW: Mention of eating disorders and levels of treatment. In this short n' sweet chat, I'm elaborating on Eating Disorder (ED) treatment, and how someone might need another round. Many folks I've worked with and met over the years have had an experience with treatment in the pas…
 
SEASON 8 PREMIERE! Therapist and body-image coach Brianna Campos joins us to discuss how to improve body image and fight internalized weight stigma, her concept of “body grief,” how body image is connected to what’s going on in the world around you, and so much more. Plus, Ask Food Psych co-host Savala Trepczynski answers a listener question about …
 
Fellow anti-diet dietitian Marci Evans is back! We discuss the intersection of digestive disorders and eating disorders, the risks associated with elimination diets, the role of the gut microbiome in digestion and health, the importance of consistency in self-care and well-being, and so much more! Plus, Christy answers a listener question about why…
 
We're back! I'm back. The mic has been dusted off. It feels good to be talking to you again. And, since we last talked, things have changed. So, let's start there. This episode dives into three major changes you can expect from RD Real Talk in the coming weeks and months, and we'll see how it goes. 1) More real talk about current events! 2) Co-host…
 
Disability-rights advocate and writer Rebekah Taussig joins us to talk about why body positivity needs to be a radical and intersectional movement, the connection between body acceptance and disability rights, the many ways in which diet culture has infiltrated disability culture and affects people in disabled bodies, embracing all the emotions tha…
 
Mental health counselor and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor Christine Yoshida joins us to discuss how fitness culture affected her relationship with food, how she broke free and restored her relationship with her body, why diet mentality and “clean eating” can make health problems worse, how young children can be influenced by diet culture, us…
 
Body-positive sex coach and fellow podcast host Dawn Serra joins us to talk about the social currency that comes with dieting and pursuing weight loss, her work in sexuality and how it intersects with fat activism, body image struggles within sexual experiences, how weight discrimination affects people in larger bodies, thin privilege, the good-fat…
 
In Episode 19 of Spilling the Beans, we talk about diet culture in the Latinx community. I chat with Dalina Soto, MA, RD, LDN about standards of beauty and body diversity across culture, why it's okay to change your mind about nutrition concepts, and how she helps women go back-to-basics with nourishing their bodies. Links Mentioned: Intuitive Eati…
 
TV writer and fellow podcaster April K. Quioh joins us to talk about how intersectional feminism and sociology helped her to finally let go of dieting and embrace her body size, why we need to challenge fatphobia and fight for it to be considered a valid form of discrimination, why it’s important to unlearn the diet-culture rules we’ve internalized…
 
SEASON 7 FINALE! Fat activist, author, speaker, and podcaster Victoria Welsby returns to the podcast to discuss the intersection of fatphobia and healthism, why all weight-loss advice is a form of weight stigma, the moralization of different health conditions, the role of thin allies in fat activism, and so much more. Plus, in our new “Ask Food Psy…
 
In Episode 18 of Spilling the Beans, we are covering Weight Bias in Healthcare. I chat with Lori Brown, RDN, about weight bias and what it is, examples of weight bias in healthcare, how weight stigma can worsen health, and how Lori has experienced weight bias in the healthcare setting herself. This was an eye-opening conversation that I am glad you…
 
In this episode Beth and I talk about gasterointestinal health and how GI RD's should be screening for eating disorders, eating to make your body feel good and we ask why are there WW points and calories on menus? Bio: Beth Rosen, MS, RD, CDN is a non-diet Registered Dietitian and the owner of Goodness Gracious Living Nutrition. Beth has a Bachelor…
 
Fat-liberation activist Angelina Moles joins us to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic perpetuates oppression and trauma, her shift from body positivity to fat liberation, why subtle forms of weight stigma can sometimes be more harmful than overt ones, the trauma of medical fatphobia, and so much more. Plus, Christy answers a listener question about …
 
In Episode 17 of Spilling the Beans, we cover the subject of navigating the transition to motherhood. Amanda chats with Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC about her personal journey with an eating disorder, some of the challenges that mothers face today, why transitioning to motherhood can be both a beautiful and challenging thing, the societal pressur…
 
Gina Mateer, RD CEDRD, and Heather are teaming up (along with Tina Laboy) to bring the TEDD-WIND Inclusivity Conference to life this Fall (2020). On this episode, they talk about Gina's introduction to non-diet and weight-inclusive care through Eating Disorder counseling, and how Texas Eating Disorder Dietitians (TEDD) was formed. They share some r…
 
Anti-diet writer Kelsey Miller returns to the podcast to share her experiences of pregnancy in a larger body, adjusting to postpartum body changes, being a new mom, navigating the wedding industry as a plus-size bride, and so much more. Plus, Christy answers a listener question about eating-disorder recovery while living at home with a parent who p…
 
In Episode 16 of Spilling the Beans, we cover Principle 10: Honor Your Health with Gentle Nutrition. Amanda chats with Megan Miller, MS, RD, CD about how to know if you're making food choices for health or diet reasons, why knowing the intention behind food choices is important, misconceptions about nutrition for PCOS, and so much more. Links Menti…
 
Amee Severson RD helps us bring this series to a close as we finally talk about the very nuanced principle, gentle nutrition. This principle is how it all comes together, though it’s not seen as often on Instagram and the like. We dive into what “gentle nutrition” means, who it’s accessible for (or not accessible for), and how nutrition isn’t alway…
 
In Episode 15 of Spilling the Beans, we cover Principle 9: Exercise - Feel the Difference. Amanda chats with Heather Caplan, RD about how to tell if you have have an intuitive relationship with exercise, whether you can follow a training plan and still be intuitive, some of our own stories about our journey with exercise and so much more. Links Men…
 
On this episode of the Nourished Circle we speak to Christyna Johnson, RD Christyna Johnson is a registered dietitian based in Dallas, Texas specializing in eating disorders, disordered eating, and intuitive eating. She practices from a weight inclusive, HAES (r)-informed, social justice framework. She loves to help her clients find their passions …
 
Eating-disorders therapist and fellow podcaster Asher Pandjiris joins us to discuss chronic illness in the context of body acceptance, the experience of living with an autoimmune disorder, the intersection of eating disorders and trauma, how the “personal responsibility” narrative perpetuates stigma, how being queer and non-binary has affected Ashe…
 
Kara Bazzi, LMFT and co-founder of Opal Food and Body Treatment Center in Seattle, WA, joins us for a discussion about intuitive movement. There's a lot to learn about what needs are met through movement, exercise, and sport. And, how we can learn how to meet those needs in other ways. Interested in discussing your thoughts & questions from this ep…
 
In Episode 14 of Spilling the Beans, we cover Principle 8: Respect Your Body. Amanda chats with Dr. Nancy Ellis-Ordway, LCSW, PhD about trends she has seen over the course of her career, body acceptance vs. body love, what you can find in her book, and so much more. Links Mentioned: Intuitive Eating book * Intuitive Eating Workbook * Dr. Nancy's We…
 
Anti-diet dietitian Anna Lutz joins us to discuss why it doesn’t make sense to provide both eating-disorder treatment and weight management, the influence of diet culture on parenting, how to provide structure for kids’ eating without creating restriction, managing picky eating, and so much more. Plus, weight-inclusive yoga teacher Rachel Estapa re…
 
Intuitive Eating Series, Principle 8. Fat-Positive Counselor Dr. Maria Paredes joins us to talk about a key component to rejecting diet culture: respecting your body. This principle of intuitive eating brings it all together, as a reminder that learning to truly honor our body’s physical and emotional needs may feel like a radical act in today’s cu…
 
In Episode 13 of Spilling the Beans, we cover Principle 7: Cope with Your Emotions without Using Food. Amanda chats with dietitian, Tracy Brown, about her own journey to food freedom and becoming a dietitian, why simply knowing the facts about nutrition doesn't always create change, the neurobiology of trauma, techniques to help ground yourself tow…
 
Coach and educator Ilya Parker of Decolonizing Fitness joins us to discuss moving away from toxic fitness culture toward an intuitive relationship with movement, how diet culture has shape-shifted to hide its racist roots, the experience of being a Black trans person trying to get gender-affirming medical care, toxic masculinity in white trans-masc…
 
In Episode 12 of Spilling the Beans, Amanda chats with weight-inclusive dietitian, Lisa Lombardini, about the difference between fullness and satisfaction, why satisfaction is the hub of intuitive eating, and how we can start to identify what foods are satisfying for us. Links Mentioned: Intuitive Eating book * Intuitive Eating Workbook * Lisa's We…
 
Psychologist Dr. Rachel Millner, CEDS-S Psy.D, joins us to talk through emotional eating, and other coping strategies we can implement with kindness. This conversation, and principle, may feel especially relevant now (2020). We are all coping with major changes to our perceived “norm”; financial, emotional, physical, and other struggles; and a sens…
 
Anti-racism educator and author Monique Melton joins us to discuss why doing anti-racism work is a prerequisite to dismantling diet culture and other systems of oppression, the difficulty of raising Black children in our white-supremacist culture, how to move beyond performative activism and allyship, why anti-racism work is never-ending, and so mu…
 
Intuitive Eating Series, Principle 6. Ayana Habtemariam, MSW RD, joins us to talk about the nuances of fullness, and how we feel it, or try to avoid, it. Fullness often isn’t easy to describe, and diet culture messages teach us to fear it, as a sign we have had “too much”. There’s internalized (and normalized) fat phobia in that mindset, which we h…
 
Writer and activist Sonya Renee Taylor joins us to discuss why we need more radical body love in the world, how to deal with weight gain and weight stigma while learning intuitive eating, what mainstream body positivity gets wrong, why understanding oppression and intersecting identities is the key to creating a world that's *truly* body-positive, …
 
Intuitive Eating Series, Principle 5. Kathleen Meehan, MS RD, joins us to talk about why Satisfaction is considered the Hub of intuitive eating. It's not just a feeling of fullness, or a satisfied craving, it's much more than that. It's honoring hunger, feeling fullness, knowing all foods can fit, and re-learning how to satisfy our own unique needs…
 
Anti-Racism Resources Mentioned: Google Doc Rachel Cargle Instagram White Fragility by Robin DeAngelo Minnesota Freedom Fund Black Lives Matter #amplifymelanatedvoices creators: @jessicawillson.msrd and @blackandembodied (No links above use any affiliate links of mine and any money made from links below will be donated to one of the above organizat…
 
Sociologist and author Sabrina Strings joins us to discuss her new book, Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia; the history of how “race science” led to the development of diet culture; the many problems with using weight as a measure of health; how culture influences science; and so much more! Plus, Christy answers a listener qu…
 
Intuitive Eating Series, Principle 4. Christyna Johnson, MS RD, host of “Intuitive Eating for the Culture” podcast, joins us to talk about how to challenge, and fire, your inner Food Police. It’s a important step in getting back to eating intuitively, akin to the diet mentality. Who are these “Food Police”? In the Intuitive Eating book, the Food Po…
 
Amee Severson is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Bellingham WA whose work focuses on body liberation, fat acceptance, and intuitive eating through a social justice lens. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition from Montana State University and is completing a Master’s in Professional Practice from Iowa State University. She is a …
 
Body-liberation activist Patrilie Hernandez joins us to discuss how COVID-19 is highlighting health disparities in America; why social determinants of health are more important than individual behaviors; how dieting could worsen COVID-19; the role of intuitive eating, Health At Every Size®, and social justice in her eating-disorder recovery and in …
 
In Episode 10 of Spilling the Beans, Amanda discusses what is meant by the "food police," examples of common messages diet culture sends us, and how can we start to silence our own food polices.Links Mentioned: Episode 9- Principle 3: Make Peace with Food 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder Book * 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder W…
 
Intuitive Eating Series, Principle 3. Taylor Chan, MS RD, best known as @foodandfearless on Instagram, joins us to talk about ending the war on foods, and making peace with our food choices and preferences. This is the principle where people get hung up on the “eat whatever you want” semi-myth, and we do our best to dispel that, but also support it…
 
Fellow Health At Every Size® dietitian Erica Leon joins us to discuss why people are particularly vulnerable to diet culture as they age, intuitive eating in midlife and menopause, the importance of normalizing body changes throughout the life cycle, how Erica transitioned her work from weight-centric to weight-inclusive, and so much more. Plus, Ch…
 
Intuitive Eating Series, Principle 2. Josée Sovinsky, RD and therapist-in-training, joins us to talk about why it may feel so complicated, and challenging, to really honor and trust our hunger. Intuitive Eating (IE) is often simplified down to “The Hunger and Fullness Diet”, but there’s far more to this non-diet approach than simply “eat when you’r…
 
In today's episode I speak with Kristina Bruce. We discuss her path out of diet culture, her path to Body Trust, how diet culture shows up everywhere, how she deals with push back on social media and so much more! As a Certified Body Trust® Provider and Integrative Life coach, Kristina specializes in helping people break free from diet cycling and …
 
Fat-positive sex and relationship coach and fellow podcast host Dawn Serra returns to the podcast to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our relationships with food and highlighting existing social injustices, how diet culture robs us of our ability to embody pleasure, desirability politics and its links to diet culture and oppressive be…
 
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