Principle 3: Make Peace with Food (PODCAST)

make peace with food

In Episode 9 of Spilling the Beans, Amanda chats with weight-inclusive dietitian, McKenzie Caldwell, about her experience learning about Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating, how she uses the principles to empower women, what a peaceful relationship with food looks like, why “ unconditional permission to eat” can be so intimidating and so much more.

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Journal Prompts

  1. Make a list of all the foods you currently consider off limits or “bad.” Categorize them by types of foods if this helps you more easily identify them.
  2. What are some of the fears you have about giving up food rules and giving yourself permission to eat all foods?

Guest Bio

McKenzie Caldwell, MPH, RDN is a registered dietitian and owner of the Charlotte, NC-based private practice, Feed Your Zest Nutrition & Wellness where she specializes in nutrition therapy for hypothalamic amenorrhea, pregnancy, diabetes and eating disorders using a weight inclusive approach. McKenzie empowers her clients to look beyond food as they move towards thriving through intuitive eating. McKenzie attended Cornell University for her BS in Nutritional Sciences, and completed her Master of Public Health & Dietetic Internship at UNC Chapel Hill, where she also completed additional training in Maternal & Child Health and Developmental Disabilities. Creating resources, teaching students and training dietetic interns as a preceptor energizes her and gives her hope for the future of weight inclusive health care.

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