Weight Bias in Healthcare (PODCAST)

In Episode 18 of Spilling the Beans, we are covering Weight Bias in Healthcare. I chat with Lori Brown, RDN, LDN 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… Continue reading Weight Bias in Healthcare (PODCAST)

Navigating Body Changes in Motherhood (PODCAST)

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 pressures… Continue reading Navigating Body Changes in Motherhood (PODCAST)

Principle 10: Honor Your Health with Gentle Nutrition (PODCAST)

In Episode 16 of Spilling the Beans, we cover Principle 10: Honor Your Health with Gentle Nutrition. Amanda chats with Megan Miller 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… Continue reading Principle 10: Honor Your Health with Gentle Nutrition (PODCAST)

Principle 7: Cope with Your Emotions without Food (PODCAST)

In Episode 13, we have Tracy Brown as a guest to discuss Principle 7: Cope with Your Emotions without Using Food. In our conversation today, Tracy shares some of 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… Continue reading Principle 7: Cope with Your Emotions without Food (PODCAST)

Principle 6: Discover the Satisfaction Factor (PODCAST)

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 WebsiteLisa's Facebook… Continue reading Principle 6: Discover the Satisfaction Factor (PODCAST)

Principle 5: Feel Your Fullness (PODCAST)

Anti-Racism Resources Google Doc with Anti-Racism resourcesRachel Cargle's Website | Facebook | InstagramBook: White Fragility by Robin DeAngeloDonate: Minnesota Freedom FundDonate: Black Lives MatterDietitian responsible for #amplifymelanatedvoices : @jessicawillson.msrd Therapist responsible for #amplifymelanatedvoices :@blackandembodied Please join me in the movement from June 1-7 to mute yourself on social media and amplify the voices of black… Continue reading Principle 5: Feel Your Fullness (PODCAST)

Principle 4: Challenge the Food Police (PODCAST)

In my last episode about Intuitive Eating, we discussed the importance of making peace with food (check out the show notes for episode 9 for journal prompts) and some strategies to begin the process. Chances are that you still may have some underlying rules that you maintain regarding food. That’s normal at this stage.  As we explored in… Continue reading Principle 4: Challenge the Food Police (PODCAST)

Principle 3: Make Peace with Food (PODCAST)

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… Continue reading Principle 3: Make Peace with Food (PODCAST)