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Food Psych Podcast with Christy Harrison

331 EpisodesProduced by Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CEDSWebsite

Helping people make peace with food since 2013. Registered dietitian nutritionist, certified intuitive eating counselor, and journalist Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CEDS talks with guests and answers listener questions about making peace with food, healing from disordered eating, learning body accepta… read more

331 Episodes | 2015 - 2022

#285: What “Disordered Eating” Really Means

August 8th, 2022

19:18

We discuss what the term “disordered eating” really means, the difference between that and diagnosed eating disorders, and whether intuitive eating and the anti-diet approach are meant to include everyone along that …

#284: Sugar and Your Health

August 1st, 2022

26:40

Christy answers an audience question about whether eating sugar is bad for your health, with a deep dive into what the research really says. If you’ve ever felt bad about eating sugar, or ever wondered about the …

#283: What to Do About a Fear of Fullness

July 25th, 2022

12:05

Christy answers an audience question about what to do if you have a hard time with the physical sensations of fullness. Whether you’re berating …

#282: Intuitive Eating and Weight

July 18th, 2022

13:13

Will intuitive eating make you lose or gain weight, and how should you handle it if so? Christy offers her thoughts, resources, and questions to …

#281: What About Medically Necessary Diets?

July 11th, 2022

16:24

We discuss how intuitive eating and the anti-diet approach squares with eating to manage a health condition, why it’s important to make sure you have the right diagnosis before you go changing your menu, why Christy …

#280: Is Your “Wellness Plan” Really Just a Diet?

July 4th, 2022

16:36

With the rise of the anti-diet movement, diets are rebranding in order to try to stay relevant. In this episode we discuss how to recognize diet …

#279: What If You Can’t Stop Eating When Food Tastes Good?

June 27th, 2022

13:41

Christy answers an audience question about what to do if you feel out of control with certain foods. We discuss the many reasons why you might feel …

#278: Honoring Your Subtle Hunger Cues

June 20th, 2022

14:42

Christy answers an audience question about how to avoid eating too little throughout the day and ending up in an unintentional restrict-rebound cycle. We discuss how to reframe the issue so that you’re not forcing …

#277: 5 Things You May Not Know About Emotional Eating

June 13th, 2022

17:56

Are you “doing intuitive eating wrong” if you find yourself eating just because you feel bored/tired/sad/otherwise emotional, or just because you *want* to eat, without being hungry per se? Christy responds, with 5 key …

#276: Intuitive Eating Lessons from Babies

June 6th, 2022

28:04

Season 9 premiere! Christy is back from maternity leave with some intuitive eating lessons learned from feeding her baby, and some big news about the future of the podcast. We discuss the nuances of recognizing and …

[Repost] #222: Orthorexia Recovery, Joyful Movement, and Sports Nutrition with Heather Caplan, Non-Diet and Fat-Positive Dietitian

May 9th, 2022

1:30:56

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and podcaster Heather Caplan joins us to discuss her experience with orthorexia (aka obsession with “healthy” eating), how …

[Repost] #261: The Evolution of Intuitive Eating Over Time and the Impact of Diet Culture with Evelyn Tribole, Anti-Diet Dietitian and INTUITIVE EATING Co-Author

May 2nd, 2022

1:20:09

Anti-diet dietitian and Intuitive Eating co-author Evelyn Tribole makes her third appearance on the pod to discuss the new fourth edition of …

[Repost] #240: Aging, Diet Culture, and Body Changes Around Menopause with Erica Leon, Health At Every Size Dietitian and Intuitive Eating Counselor

April 25th, 2022

1:24:51

Fellow Health At Every Size® dietitian Erica Leon joins us to discuss why people are particularly vulnerable to diet culture as they age, intuitive …

[Repost] #250: Body-Image Healing and Body Grief with Brianna Campos, Plus How to Handle Scarcity Mentality Around Special Foods with Savala Trepczynski

April 18th, 2022

1:37:03

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 …

[Repost] #246: Chronic Illness, Body Acceptance, and Breaking Free from the Wellness Diet with Asher Pandjiris, Eating-Disorders Therapist and Host of Living in This Queer Body

April 11th, 2022

1:17:32

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 …

[Repost] #228: Intuitive Eating for All Ages and Life Stages with Elyse Resch, Co-Author of INTUITIVE EATING and Fellow Anti-Diet Dietitian

April 4th, 2022

1:23:14

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and co-author of Intuitive Eating Elyse Resch returns to the podcast to discuss what to expect in the upcoming 4th edition of Intuitive Eating, how intuitive eating might look different in …

[Repost] #257: Body Image Beyond Weight, How to Push Back Against Body Ideals, and Unintentional Restriction with Nadia Craddock, Body-Image Researcher

March 28th, 2022

1:36:09

Body-image researcher Nadia Craddock joins us to discuss body image beyond body size and weight, her experiences in inpatient eating-disorder …

[Repost] #204: Diet Culture and Masculinity with Aaron Flores, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Certified Body Trust Provider

March 21st, 2022

1:19:36

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Aaron Flores returns to discuss unrealistic expectations placed on men and their bodies, the disconnect between the eating-disorder community and social-justice issues, why providers need to …

[Repost] #196: Diet Culture's Racist Roots with Sabrina Strings, Sociologist and Author of Fearing the Black Body

March 14th, 2022

1:23:31

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 …

[Repost] #238: How Diet Culture Influences the Nutrition and Dietetics Field with Taylor Chan, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Illustrator

March 7th, 2022

1:16:49

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Taylor Chan joins us to discuss “fence-straddling” between intuitive eating and traditional dietetics (and eventually jumping over to the other side), how her desire to be a “good dietitian” …

[Repost] #178: The Truth About High-Weight Anorexia with Erin Harrop, Weight-Stigma Researcher

February 28th, 2022

1:19:49

Eating-disorders researcher Erin Harrop joins us to discuss how anorexia is treated (or not) in people of different sizes, how diet culture and …

[Repost] #234: Reasons Not to Panic, Plus Weight Stigma in the Workplace and the Emotional Effects of Restriction with Veronica Garnett, Health At Every Size Dietitian

February 21st, 2022

1:07:25

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Veronica Garnett joins us to discuss how weight stigma in dietetics affected her health and career, the emotional effects of restriction, the importance of representation and community in body …

[Repost] #185: How Diet Culture Hurts Your Relationships with Kristina Bruce, Health At Every Size Life Coach and Anti-Diet Activist

February 14th, 2022

1:30:01

Health At Every Size® life coach Kristina Bruce joins us to discuss how diet culture can affect relationships, how to find self-trust and …

[Repost] #175: The Truth About Digestion and Gut Health with Marci Evans, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Eating-Disorder Dietitian

February 7th, 2022

1:38:23

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Marci Evans is back! We discuss the intersection of digestive disorders and eating disorders, the risks associated with …

[Repost] #208: Media, Wellness-Diet Culture, and the Power of Language with Maxine Ali, Linguist and Body-Image Researcher

January 31st, 2022

1:03:10

Body image researcher, writer, and linguist Maxine Ali joins us to discuss why wellness culture is really about privilege, not health; racial …

[Repost] #210: Finding Comfort in a Larger Body with J Aprileo, Fat Activist and Founder of Comfy Fat

January 24th, 2022

1:14:37

Fat activist and Comfy Fat founder J Aprileo joins us to discuss how to find comfort in a larger body without weight loss; how improving accessibility for fat people can benefit people of all sizes; how fatphobia shows …

[Repost] #181: How to "Just Eat It" and Break Free from Diet Culture with Laura Thomas, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

January 17th, 2022

1:31:06

Intuitive eating counselor and author Laura Thomas joins us to discuss her new book, Just Eat It; the problems with The Wellness Diet; why subtle levels of weight stigma are so hard to pinpoint and eradicate; why …

[Repost] #168: Gentle Nutrition vs. Diet-Culture Nutrition with Heidi Schauster, Health At Every Size Nutrition Therapist

January 10th, 2022

1:13:23

Health At Every Size® dietitian, eating-disorders specialist, and author Heidi Schauster returns to discuss her new book, unlearning diet-culture …

[Repost] #179: How to Avoid Falling for The Wellness Diet This New Year with Colleen Reichmann, Anti-Diet Psychologist

January 3rd, 2022

1:27:13

Anti-diet therapist Colleen Reichmann joins us to discuss how to keep from falling prey to diet culture, the problem with Whole30 and other forms of …

BONUS: How You Can Help Fight Diet Culture in Your Life with Heather Caplan, Anti-Diet Dietitian

December 27th, 2021

1:00:10

To celebrate the release of ANTI-DIET in paperback, we're bringing you a special bonus episode with a rare recording from the hardcover book tour! Fellow anti-diet dietitian Heather Caplan interviews Christy in front of …

[Repost] #219: ANTI-DIET Launch Party! Guest Host Evelyn Tribole Interviews Christy About Diet Culture, Intuitive Eating, and Her New Book

December 20th, 2021

1:13:39

Evelyn Tribole (co-author of Intuitive Eating) returns to celebrate the launch of Christy’s first book, Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money, …

[Repost] #218: The Life Thief, Part 4: How Diet Culture Steals Your Happiness with Stephanie Zone, Eating-Disorders and Trauma Psychologist

December 13th, 2021

1:29:35

Eating-disorders therapist Stephanie Zone joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our happiness and joy, the physical and emotional effects of …

[Repost] #231: The Wellness Diet, Binge Eating Disorder, and Diet Culture vs. Intuitive Eating with Julia Levy-Ndejuru, Anti-Diet Dietitian

December 6th, 2021

1:14:28

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Julia Lévy-Ndejuru joins us to discuss her experience with the Wellness Diet and binge eating disorder, why there’s no …

[Repost] #177: Intuitive Eating, Chronic Illness, and Breaking Free from The Wellness Diet with Linda Tucker, Health At Every Size Coach

November 29th, 2021

1:30:42

Health At Every Size® health coach and certified intuitive eating counselor Linda Tucker joins us to discuss how dieting causes health problems, why intuitive eating is compatible with managing chronic illnesses, how …

[Repost] #151: Emotional Eating and Diet Culture with Judith Matz, Anti-Diet Therapist and Author

November 22nd, 2021

1:12:10

Anti-diet therapist and author Judith Matz joins us to talk about shifting the focus of emotional eating toward the underlying deprivation and diet mentality, why turning to food to meet emotional needs isn’t an “eating …

[Repost] #233: How to Handle Weight Gain and Body Changes with Rachel Millner, Fat-Positive Psychologist

November 15th, 2021

1:34:28

Fat-positive psychologist and eating-disorder specialist Rachel Millner joins us to discuss how she navigated a changing body while helping clients …

[Repost] #207: Doctors Without Diet Culture with Louise Metz, Health At Every Size Physician

November 8th, 2021

1:18:13

Medical doctor and Health At Every Size advocate Louise Metz joins us to discuss why weight management has no place in evidence-based medicine, how our current medical system can get in the way of providing …

[Repost] #149: The Truth About Binge Eating with Amy Pershing, Anti-Diet Therapist and Binge Eating Disorder Expert

November 1st, 2021

1:15:01

Anti-diet therapist and Binge Eating Disorder expert Amy Pershing joins us to discuss how our fatphobic culture hinders recovery, how diet culture …

[Repost] #176: Confessions of a Former Weight-Loss-Surgery Dietitian with Vincci Tsui, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

October 25th, 2021

1:26:23

Anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Vincci Tsui joins us to discuss weight loss surgery and its consequences on physical and mental health, her journey from working in bariatrics to specializing …

[Repost] #239: Desirability Politics, Diet Culture, Pandemic Stress, and Your Relationship with Food with Dawn Serra, Sex and Relationship Coach

October 18th, 2021

1:17:25

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 …

[Repost] #224: Diabetes, Diet Culture, and Intuitive Eating for Blood-Sugar Stability with Lauren Newman, Fellow Anti-Diet Dietitian

October 11th, 2021

1:17:10

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Lauren Newman joins us to discuss how to manage diabetes without weight loss and restriction, why the restrict-binge cycle …

[Repost] #206: Mindfulness, Boundaries, Social Media, and Sharing Your Story with Rachel Estapa, Plus-Size Yoga Teacher and Wellness Coach

October 4th, 2021

1:21:05

Plus-size-yoga teacher and wellness coach Rachel Estapa returns to discuss why mindfulness is a tool rather than a be-all-end-all, how seeking …

[Repost] #227: The Food Environment, Intuitive Eating in Communities of Color, and Diet Culture's Oppressive Roots with Ayana Habtemariam, Nutrition Therapist & Certified Intuitive-Eating Counselor

September 27th, 2021

1:13:09

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Ayana Habtemariam joins us to discuss how she’s bringing intuitive eating to marginalized communities, whether food environments influence health, the …

[Repost] #217: The Life Thief, Part 3: How Diet Culture Steals Your Well-Being with Kendrin Sonneville, Eating-Disorders and Weight Stigma Researcher

September 20th, 2021

1:20:53

Weight-stigma and eating-disorders researcher Kendrin Sonneville joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our well-being by perpetuating …

BONUS: Pregnancy, Intuitive Eating, & Eating-Disorder Recovery

September 13th, 2021

21:36

In this special bonus episode, Christy returns briefly to answer a listener question about how to navigate intuitive eating and eating-disorder recovery while pregnant, and to share some exciting personal news.

Christy …

[Repost] #197: Hormones, Disordered Eating, and How The Wellness Diet Jeopardizes Your Well-Being with Robyn Nohling, Non-Diet Dietitian and Nurse Practitioner

September 6th, 2021

1:27:42

Nurse practitioner and fellow HAES dietitian Robyn Nohling joins us to discuss her experiences with disordered eating and hypothalamic amenorrhea …

[Repost] #183: How The Wellness Diet Harms Your Health with Katherine Zavodni, Intuitive Eating & HAES Dietitian

August 30th, 2021

1:21:10

Intuitive eating & HAES dietitian Katherine Zavodni shares her own experience with chronic illness and The Wellness Diet, how it ultimately led …

[Repost] #226: Aging and Ageism, Pretty Privilege, and Being Fat and Beautiful with Kimberly Dark, Sociologist and Author

August 23rd, 2021

1:17:57

Sociology professor, writer, and performer Kimberly Dark returns to the podcast to discuss her latest book, Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old; why …

[Repost] #192: Why We Can’t Fight Weight Stigma While Also Advocating for Weight Loss with Jeffrey Hunger, Social Psychologist and Weight-Stigma Researcher

August 16th, 2021

1:30:04

Social psychologist and weight-stigma researcher Jeffrey Hunger joins us to discuss why we can’t fight weight stigma while also advocating for weight …

[Repost] #213: Intuitive Eating for the Culture with Christyna Johnson, Health At Every Size Dietitian

August 9th, 2021

1:15:03

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Christyna Johnson joins us to discuss adapting intuitive eating for different cultures and life situations, how …

[Repost] #230: Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Permission to Break Free from Diet Culture with Maggie Frank-Hsu, Marketing Strategist and Eating-Disorder-Recovery Advocate

August 2nd, 2021

1:20:10

Marketing strategist and copywriter Maggie Frank-Hsu joins us to discuss her eating-disorder experience and recovery, how pregnancy and parenthood changed her relationship with food and her body, how contradicting …

[Repost] #193: Feminism, Marketing, and Breaking Free from Diet Culture with Kelly Diels, Feminist Marketing Consultant and Fat-Acceptance Advocate

July 26th, 2021

1:32:34

Writer and feminist marketing consultant Kelly Diels joins us to discuss the links between diet culture, patriarchy, and anti-feminist marketing …

[Repost] #216: The Life Thief, Part 2: How Diet Culture Steals Your Money and Thwarts Eating-Disorder Recovery with Shira Rosenbluth, Health At Every Size Psychotherapist and Style Blogger

July 19th, 2021

1:09:13

Eating-disorder therapist and style blogger Shira Rosenbluth joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our money through the high cost and low …

[Repost] #182: Fitness Culture, Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, and Why Health Is Not an Obligation with Cara Harbstreet, Non-Diet Dietitian

July 12th, 2021

1:29:49

Non-diet dietitian Cara Harbstreet joins us to discuss hypothalamic amenorrhea and the lack of adequate care in conventional and alternative health, …

[Repost] #195: Why Fatphobia Hurts All of Us with Sofie Hagen, Comedian and Author of "Happy Fat”

July 5th, 2021

1:27:56

Comedian, author, and fellow podcaster Sofie Hagen joins us to discuss her new book, Happy Fat; how fatphobia affects people of all sizes; why health isn’t a matter of individual responsibility (and why framing it as …

[Repost] #221: Riots Not Diets with Becky Young, Fat-Positive Activist and Founder of Anti-Diet Riot Club

June 28th, 2021

1:17:49

Anti Diet Riot Club founder Becky Young joins us to discuss how diet culture intersects with other forms of oppression, how to respond to people who …

[Repost] #200: How Diet Culture Harms the Gay Community with Jeff Iovannone, Gender-Studies Scholar and LGBTQ Activist

June 21st, 2021

1:19:30

Activist and scholar Jeff Iovannone joins us to discuss diet culture and harmful body standards in the gay community, how oppression and the AIDS …

[Repost] #198: Preventing Disordered Eating in the Next Generation with Lauren Muhlheim, Psychologist and Eating-Disorder Specialist

June 14th, 2021

1:16:36

Eating-disorders psychologist Lauren Muhlheim joins us to discuss how we can model a peaceful relationship with food for the kids in our lives, the …

[Repost] #191: Stopping a Lifetime of Dieting with Savala Trepczynski, Anti-Diet Writer and Social-Justice Lawyer

June 7th, 2021

1:27:13

Writer and social-justice lawyer Savala Trepczynski joins us to discuss how she stopped a lifetime of dieting and started decolonizing her …

[Repost] #212: Breaking Free From Restriction and Food Obsession with Alissa Rumsey, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

May 31st, 2021

1:20:35

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Alissa Rumsey shares her experience with intuitive eating personally and professionally, how adopting a Health At Every Size® approach shifted her work …

[Repost] #189: False Pictures of Health with Tiffany Roe, Anti-Diet Mental-Health Counselor

May 24th, 2021

1:17:31

Mental-health counselor and fellow podcaster Tiffany Roe joins us to discuss how diet culture paints false pictures of what health and eating …

[Repost] #186: How to Rebuild Trust in Your Body with Jenna Hollenstein, Non-Diet Dietitian and Intuitive Eating Counselor

May 17th, 2021

1:30:49

Non-diet dietitian, certified intuitive eating counselor, and author Jenna Hollenstein returns to discuss her new book, Eat to Love: A Mindful Guide …

[Repost] #214: Fatphobia, Eating-Disorder Recovery, PCOS, and Food Peace with Kimmie Singh, Fat-Positive Registered Dietitian

May 10th, 2021

1:12:17

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and friend of the pod Kimmie Singh joins us to discuss her experiences being diagnosed and living with polycystic ovarian …

[Repost] #209: Giving Up the Weight-Loss Fantasy with Amee Severson, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Fat-Acceptance Advocate

May 3rd, 2021

1:16:44

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Amee Severson joins us to discuss why intuitive eating is NOT a weight-loss plan, her experiences as a fat dietitian, how she moved from the weight-management paradigm to Health At Every …

[Repost] #215: The Life Thief, Part 1: How Diet Culture Steals Your Time and Messes Up Your Intuitive-Eating Skills with Kirsten Ackerman, Anti-Diet & Fat-Positive Dietitian

April 26th, 2021

1:23:55

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and podcaster Kirsten Ackerman joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our time and energy, why intuitive eating is …

[Repost] #223: Fat-Positive Comedy, Diet-Culture Recovery, and Native American Representation with Jana Schmieding of Woman of Size Podcast

April 19th, 2021

1:09:51

Comedian, fat-positive activist, and fellow podcaster Jana Schmieding joins us to discuss using comedy to call out diet culture, why there needs to …

[Repost] #201: The Path Back to Intuitive Eating with Devinia Noel, Anti-Diet Psychotherapist and Intuitive Eating Counselor

April 12th, 2021

1:11:36

Psychotherapist and fellow certified intuitive eating counselor Devinia Noel joins us to discuss how her work as a therapist influenced her own process of re-learning intuitive eating, why using food as a coping skill …

[Repost] #203: Healing from Orthorexia and The Wellness Diet with Katherine Metzelaar, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Anti-Diet Dietitian

April 5th, 2021

1:17:56

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Katherine Metzelaar joins us to discuss orthorexia within the health-and-wellness …

#275: Pausing the Podcast, and Where to Find Us Until We Return - Introducing the Food Psych Weekly Newsletter

March 15th, 2021

7:58

In this final episode before our hiatus, Christy shares some parting words and resources for ongoing support—including the Food Psych Weekly …

#274: Getting Your Period Back, Healing from the Wellness Diet, and the First-Diet Trap with Lu Uhrich, Eating Psychology Coach and Body Image Mentor

March 8th, 2021

1:11:57

Eating psychology coach and body image mentor Lu Uhrich joins us to discuss how a cancer scare and chronic illness in the family made her fall prey …

#273: Diet Culture in the Church, and Challenging Body Ideals in Gay and Queer Communities with Kent Thomas, Body-Liberation Coach and Social Worker

March 1st, 2021

52:44

Social worker and body-liberation coach Kent Thomas joins us to discuss the harms of gay body ideals, how queer people can use their experience of …

#272: Rebuilding Body Trust, the Importance of Unlearning, and Why Body Liberation Is for Everyone with Hilary Kinavey and Dana Sturtevant of Be Nourished

February 22nd, 2021

1:05:52

Be Nourished co-founders Hilary Kinavey and Dana Sturtevant return to discuss the process of unlearning, including/especially for healthcare providers; wanting body liberation for others while thinking it doesn’t apply …

#271: From Weight-Loss "Success Story" to Eating-Disorder Recovery Mentor and Fat Activist with Daph Levy (Dishin' with Daph)

February 15th, 2021

1:19:18

Anti-diet eating-disorder-recovery mentor, fat activist, and video content creator Daph Levy joins us to discuss her journey from being a dieting “success story” and weight-loss camp counselor to pursuing a career in …

#270: Big News About the Pod, Plus Weight Stigma, Money in Diet Culture, and the Evolution of Health At Every Size with Nancy Ellis-Ordway, HAES Therapist

February 8th, 2021

1:12:18

Health At Every Size® therapist Nancy Ellis-Ordway joins us to discuss weight stigma in education, healthcare, and beyond; why individual health …

#269: Gender Dynamics in Food Media and Marketing with Emily Contois, and the Links Between White Supremacy, Diet Culture, and Nutrition with Joy Cox

February 1st, 2021

1:24:33

Media studies scholar and author Emily Contois returns to the podcast to discuss gender dynamics in food media and marketing; her new book, Diners, …

#268: Navigating Boundaries, Diet Talk, and Beauty Standards in Latinx Communities and Western Culture with Dalina Soto of Your Latina Nutritionist

January 25th, 2021

1:11:35

Anti-diet dietitian Dalina Soto joins us to discuss navigating boundaries, diet talk, and beauty standards in Latinx communities and Western culture; …

#267: The Nuances of Hunger and Fullness, the Importance of Satisfaction, and Intuitive Eating in Eating-Disorder Recovery with Elyse Resch, INTUITIVE EATING Co-Author

January 18th, 2021

1:17:55

Anti-diet dietitian and Intuitive Eating co-author Elyse Resch returns to Food Psych to discuss the role of satisfaction in intuitive eating, the …

[Repost] #225: Intuitive Eating & Health At Every Size FAQs, Part 2 with HAES Social Worker Ashley Seruya & Anti-Diet Dietitian Christy Harrison

January 11th, 2021

1:30:06

Social worker and anti-diet activist Ashley Seruya joins us for a second FAQ episode, where she and Christy respond to more questions about Health At Every Size®, including what to do if you feel uncomfortable in your …

#266: Steering Clear of Diet Culture's New Year's Traps, and Managing Chronic Illness Without Disordered Eating with Aleta Storch, Anti-Diet Dietitian

January 4th, 2021

1:16:37

Anti-diet dietitian and mental health counselor Aleta Storch joins us to discuss diet culture in the ADHD and autoimmune disorder communities, her …

#265: How to Avoid the Wellness Diet in the New Year with Harri Rose of Anti-Diet Riot Club, and Thinking Critically About Elimination Diets with Guest Co-Host Ayana Habtemariam

December 28th, 2020

1:26:17

Coach, author, and Anti Diet Riot Club co-creator Harri Rose joins us to discuss how to avoid The Wellness Diet and other forms of diet culture in …

#264: How to Handle Holiday Diet Talk and Body Comments, and Healing from Weight Stigma with Meg Boggs, Author of FITNESS FOR EVERY BODY

December 21st, 2020

1:32:17

Plus-size fitness influencer and author Meg Boggs joins us to discuss how she made peace with food and her body after decades of disordered eating …

#263: Update on COVID-19 and Weight, and (Re)claiming Queer, Trans, and Autistic Identities in Eating-Disorder Recovery with Haley Jones, Certified Body Trust Provider

December 14th, 2020

1:24:15

Anti-diet therapist Haley Jones joins us to discuss how their queer and trans identities affected their relationship with food and body, how autism gave them a different perspective on authority and hierarchical …

[Repost] #194: The Truth About Weight-Loss "Success Stories" with Carrie Dennett, Anti-Diet Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and Journalist

December 7th, 2020

1:25:14

Fellow anti-diet dietitian, certified intuitive eating counselor, and journalist Carrie Dennett joins us to discuss her experiences with “successful” …

#262: Responding to Diet Talk, Navigating the Stages of Change, and HAES in Spanish-Speaking Communities with Therapist Haica Rosenfeld

November 30th, 2020

1:32:08

Eating-disorders therapist Haica Rosenfeld joins us to discuss how her father’s binge eating and bariatric surgery affected her own relationship with food and body, strategies for responding to diet talk, the Stages of …

#261: The Evolution of Intuitive Eating Over Time and the Impact of Diet Culture with Evelyn Tribole, Anti-Diet Dietitian and INTUITIVE EATING Co-Author

November 23rd, 2020

1:19:40

Anti-diet dietitian and Intuitive Eating co-author Evelyn Tribole makes her third appearance on the pod to discuss the new fourth edition of …

#260: Redefining Health and Wellness, Hearing Your Own Voice, and Why Fear Isn't a Good Motivator with Melissa Toler, Anti-Diet Writer and Speaker

November 16th, 2020

1:05:37

Anti-diet writer, speaker, and podcaster Melissa Toler returns to discuss her new podcast, Hearing Our Own Voice; redefining health and wellness to …

#259: From Disordered Eating to Radical Belonging with Author Lindo Bacon, Plus How to Share the Anti-Diet Message with HAES Coach Shelby Gordon

November 9th, 2020

1:27:28

Author and speaker Lindo Bacon returns to Food Psych® to discuss their new book, Radical Belonging; how their perspective on HAES® has shifted since publishing Health At Every Size; reframing disordered eating as a …

#258: Healing From Scarcity and Deprivation and Finding Fat Freedom with Tiana Dodson, Body Liberation Coach

November 2nd, 2020

1:14:30

Body-liberation coach Tiana Dodson joins us to discuss how scarcity from poverty and her mother’s dieting affected her relationship with food, how she eventually began accepting her fatness and healing from disordered …

#257: Body Image Beyond Weight, How to Push Back Against Body Ideals, and Unintentional Restriction with Nadia Craddock, Body-Image Researcher

October 26th, 2020

1:35:36

Body-image researcher Nadia Craddock joins us to discuss body image beyond body size and weight, her experiences in inpatient eating-disorder …

#256: How Trauma and Shame Affect Our Relationships with Food and the Body with Judith Matz & Amy Pershing, Anti-Diet Therapists

October 19th, 2020

1:13:52

Anti-diet therapists and authors Judith Matz and Amy Pershing return to the podcast to discuss their latest project, The Body Positivity Card Deck; how trauma and shame affect our relationships with food and the body; …

#255: Diet Culture, Dysfunctional Relationships, and Decolonizing the Body with Health At Every Size Social Worker Noel Ramirez

October 12th, 2020

1:14:21

Anti-diet social worker Noel Ramirez joins us to discuss the parallels between disordered eating and dysfunctional relationships, the intersection of eating disorders and substance abuse, creating a sense of home in our …

#254: Diet Culture in Yoga Culture with Anti-Diet Yoga Teacher Fiona Flynn, and How to Navigate Orthorexic Thoughts Around Vegetarianism and Veganism with Co-Host Christyna Johnson

October 5th, 2020

1:26:05

Anti-diet yoga teacher and body image coach Fiona Flynn joins us to discuss how yoga philosophy has been co-opted by diet culture, how having …

#253: Diet Culture in Black Communities and in the Church with Joy Cox, Author of FAT GIRLS IN BLACK BODIES

September 28th, 2020

1:21:25

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 …

#252: Why Diet Culture Starts in Infancy, How to Raise an Intuitive Eater, and the "Big Fat Lies" About Body Size with Leslie Moniot

September 21st, 2020

1:27:56

Certified lactation counselor and writer Leslie Moniot joins us to discuss diet culture in the infant-nutrition field, trying to raise an intuitive …

#251: Anti-Diet Pregnancy and Body-Image Resources with Summer Innanen, Plus the State of the Science on COVID-19 and Weight

September 14th, 2020

1:19:39

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 …

#250: Body-Image Healing and Body Grief with Brianna Campos, Plus How to Handle Scarcity Mentality Around Special Foods with Savala Trepczynski

September 7th, 2020

1:36:35

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 …

[Repost] #175: The Truth About Digestion and Gut Health with Marci Evans, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Eating-Disorder Dietitian

August 31st, 2020

1:37:56

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Marci Evans is back! We discuss the intersection of digestive disorders and eating disorders, the risks associated with …

[Repost] #148: Disability and Diet Culture with Rebekah Taussig, Disability-Rights Advocate and Writer

August 24th, 2020

1:05:44

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 …

[Repost] #169: The Truth About Fitness Culture and "Clean Eating" with Christine Yoshida, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

August 17th, 2020

1:30:02

Mental health counselor and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor Christine Yoshida joins us to discuss how fitness culture affected her relationship …

[Repost] #141: Pleasure, Sex, and Body Acceptance with Dawn Serra of Sex Gets Real

August 10th, 2020

1:24:59

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 …

[Repost] #163: How to Unlearn Diet Culture's Rules with April Quioh of She's All Fat

August 3rd, 2020

1:11:24

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 …

#249: Healthism, Fatphobia, and Redefining Well-Being with Confidence Coach Victoria Welsby, and How the Anti-Diet and Intuitive Eating Frameworks Address Health with Fat-Positive Dietitian Vincci Tsui

July 27th, 2020

1:12:32

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 …

#248: COVID-19 Weight Stigma, Navigating the Medical System, and Finding Fat Liberation with Angelina Moles, Fat-Liberation Activist

July 20th, 2020

1:23:36

Fat-liberation activist Angelina Moles joins us to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic perpetuates oppression and trauma, her shift from body …

#247: Navigating Pregnancy and Postpartum in a Larger Body with Kelsey Miller, Anti-Diet Writer and Author of BIG GIRL, Plus: Living with a Dieting Parent During COVID-19

July 13th, 2020

1:16:03

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, …

#246: Chronic Illness, Body Acceptance, and Breaking Free from the Wellness Diet with Asher Pandjiris, Eating-Disorders Therapist and Host of Living in This Queer Body

July 6th, 2020

1:16:51

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 …

#245: Recovering from COVID-19 While Fat with Plus-Size Yoga Teacher Rachel Estapa, and Parenting Without Diet Culture with Anti-Diet Dietitian Anna Lutz

June 29th, 2020

1:26:30

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 …

#244: Fighting Racism, Misogyny, and Transphobia in Fitness Culture and the World at Large with Ilya Parker of Decolonizing Fitness

June 22nd, 2020

1:13:42

Coach and educator Ilya Parker of Decolonizing Fitness joins us to discuss moving away from toxic fitness culture toward an intuitive relationship …

#243: The Link Between Anti-Racism Work and Ending Diet Culture with Monique Melton, Anti-Racism Educator and Author

June 15th, 2020

1:16:10

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 …

#242: Anti-Racism Resources, and Repost of #113: How to Cultivate Radical Body Love with Sonya Renee Taylor

June 8th, 2020

1:06:47

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 …

#241: COVID-19, Disordered Eating, and the Social Determinants of Health with Patrilie Hernandez, Body-Liberation and Health At Every Size Activist

May 25th, 2020

1:04:34

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 …

#240: Aging, Diet Culture, and Body Changes Around Menopause with Erica Leon, Health At Every Size Dietitian and Intuitive Eating Counselor

May 18th, 2020

1:24:10

Fellow Health At Every Size® dietitian Erica Leon joins us to discuss why people are particularly vulnerable to diet culture as they age, intuitive …

#239: Pandemic Stress and Your Relationship with Food, Plus Desirability Politics and Diet Culture with Dawn Serra, Sex and Relationship Coach

May 11th, 2020

1:16:50

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 …

#238: Appetite and COVID-19, Plus How Diet Culture Influences the Nutrition and Dietetics Field with Taylor Chan, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Illustrator

May 4th, 2020

1:16:04

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Taylor Chan joins us to discuss “fence-straddling” between intuitive eating and traditional dietetics (and eventually jumping over to the other side), how her desire to be a “good dietitian” …

#237: COVID-19 and Food Shopping/Prep, Plus Fat-Positive Fertility with Nicola Salmon, Anti-Diet Feminist Fertility Coach

April 27th, 2020

1:18:36

Fat-positive fertility coach and author Nicola Salmon joins us to discuss common myths about fertility, food, and weight; how to advocate for your …

#236: BMI & COVID-19, and Why You Can't Fight Weight Stigma While Promoting Weight Management with Abigail Saguy, Sociologist and Author

April 20th, 2020

1:15:30

Sociology professor and author Abigail Saguy joins us to discuss the effects of weight stigma, racism, poverty, and other systems of oppression on …

#235: COVID-19 and Scarcity Mentality, and the Truth About Weight-Loss Surgery with Juliet James, Writer and Fat-Liberation Activist

April 13th, 2020

1:32:37

Fat activist and writer Juliet James joins us to discuss helpful and unhelpful behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic, weight-loss surgery and its …

#234: Reasons Not to Panic, Plus Weight Stigma in the Workplace and the Emotional Effects of Restriction with Veronica Garnett, Health At Every Size Dietitian

April 6th, 2020

1:06:40

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Veronica Garnett joins us to discuss how weight stigma in dietetics affected her health and career, the emotional effects of restriction, the importance of representation and community in body …

#233: COVID-19 and Eating-Disorder Recovery, Plus How to Handle Weight Gain and Body Changes with Rachel Millner, Fat-Positive Psychologist

March 30th, 2020

1:33:38

Fat-positive psychologist and eating-disorder specialist Rachel Millner joins us to discuss how she navigated a changing body while helping clients …

#232: COVID-19 and Diet Culture, Plus How to Help Kids Hold Onto Intuitive Eating and Resist Diet Culture with Leslie Schilling, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Author

March 23rd, 2020

1:15:31

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and author Leslie Schilling joins us to discuss how to support kids in eating intuitively and navigating diet-culture …

#231: The Wellness Diet, Binge Eating Disorder, and Diet Culture vs. Intuitive Eating with Julia Levy-Ndejuru, Anti-Diet Dietitian

March 16th, 2020

1:13:49

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Julia Lévy-Ndejuru joins us to discuss her experience with the Wellness Diet and binge eating disorder, why there’s no …

#230: Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Permission to Break Free from Diet Culture with Maggie Frank-Hsu, Marketing Strategist and Eating-Disorder-Recovery Advocate

March 9th, 2020

1:19:26

Marketing strategist and copywriter Maggie Frank-Hsu joins us to discuss her eating-disorder experience and recovery, how pregnancy and parenthood changed her relationship with food and her body, how contradicting …

#229: Emotional Eating, the Effects of Starvation, and Bringing Intuitive Eating to Latinx Communities with Carolina Guizar, Anti-Diet Dietitian

March 2nd, 2020

1:10:54

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Carolina Guízar joins us to discuss why we need to stop vilifying emotional …

#228: Intuitive Eating for All Ages and Life Stages with Elyse Resch, Co-Author of INTUITIVE EATING and Fellow Anti-Diet Dietitian

February 24th, 2020

1:22:35

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and co-author of Intuitive Eating Elyse Resch returns to the podcast to discuss what to expect in the upcoming 4th edition of Intuitive Eating, how intuitive eating might look different in …

#227: The Food Environment, Intuitive Eating in Communities of Color, and Diet Culture's Oppressive Roots with Ayana Habtemariam, Nutrition Therapist & Certified Intuitive-Eating Counselor

February 17th, 2020

1:12:31

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Ayana Habtemariam joins us to discuss how she’s bringing intuitive eating to marginalized communities, whether food environments influence health, the …

#226: Aging and Ageism, Pretty Privilege, and Being Fat and Beautiful with Kimberly Dark, Sociologist and Author

February 10th, 2020

1:17:14

Sociology professor, writer, and performer Kimberly Dark returns to the podcast to discuss her latest book, Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old; why …

#225: Intuitive Eating & Health At Every Size FAQs, Part 2 with HAES Social Worker Ashley Seruya & Anti-Diet Dietitian Christy Harrison

February 3rd, 2020

1:30:06

Social worker and anti-diet activist Ashley Seruya joins us for a second FAQ episode, where she and Christy respond to more questions about Health At Every Size®, including what to do if you feel uncomfortable in your …

#224: Diabetes, Diet Culture, and Intuitive Eating for Blood-Sugar Stability with Lauren Newman, Fellow Anti-Diet Dietitian

January 27th, 2020

1:16:29

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Lauren Newman joins us to discuss how to manage diabetes without weight loss and restriction, why the restrict-binge cycle …

#223: Fat-Positive Comedy, Diet-Culture Recovery, and Native American Representation with Jana Schmieding of Woman of Size Podcast

January 20th, 2020

1:09:17

Comedian, fat-positive activist, and fellow podcaster Jana Schmieding joins us to discuss using comedy to call out diet culture, why there needs to …

#222: Orthorexia Recovery, Joyful Movement, and Sports Nutrition with Heather Caplan, Non-Diet and Fat-Positive Dietitian

January 13th, 2020

1:30:17

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and podcaster Heather Caplan joins us to discuss her experience with orthorexia (aka obsession with “healthy” eating), how …

#221: Riots Not Diets with Becky Young, Fat-Positive Activist and Founder of Anti-Diet Riot Club

January 6th, 2020

1:17:13

Anti Diet Riot Club founder Becky Young joins us to discuss how diet culture intersects with other forms of oppression, how to respond to people who …

#220: Why Health At Every Size and Weight Management Can't Coexist with Deb Burgard, Body-Positive Psychologist and Co-Founder of HAES

December 30th, 2019

1:36:10

Psychologist, fat activist, and Health At Every Size (HAES)® co-founder Deb Burgard returns! We discuss why HAES and weight management can’t …

#219: ANTI-DIET Launch Party! Guest Host Evelyn Tribole Interviews Christy About Diet Culture, Intuitive Eating, and Her New Book

December 23rd, 2019

1:13:14

Evelyn Tribole (co-author of Intuitive Eating) returns to celebrate the launch of Christy’s first book, Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money, …

#218: The Life Thief, Part 4: How Diet Culture Steals Your Happiness with Stephanie Zone, Eating-Disorders and Trauma Psychologist

December 16th, 2019

1:29:15

Eating-disorders therapist Stephanie Zone joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our happiness and joy, the physical and emotional effects of …

#217: The Life Thief, Part 3: How Diet Culture Steals Your Well-Being with Kendrin Sonneville, Eating-Disorders and Weight Stigma Researcher

December 9th, 2019

1:20:26

Weight-stigma and eating-disorders researcher Kendrin Sonneville joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our well-being by perpetuating …

#216: The Life Thief, Part 2: How Diet Culture Steals Your Money and Thwarts Eating-Disorder Recovery with Shira Rosenbluth, Health At Every Size Psychotherapist and Style Blogger

December 2nd, 2019

1:08:35

Eating-disorder therapist and style blogger Shira Rosenbluth joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our money through the high cost and low …

#215: The Life Thief, Part 1: How Diet Culture Steals Your Time and Messes Up Your Intuitive-Eating Skills with Kirsten Ackerman, Anti-Diet & Fat-Positive Dietitian

November 25th, 2019

1:23:15

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and podcaster Kirsten Ackerman joins us to discuss how diet culture steals our time and energy, why intuitive eating is …

#214: Fatphobia, Eating-Disorder Recovery, PCOS, and Food Peace with Kimmie Singh, Fat-Positive Registered Dietitian

November 18th, 2019

1:11:41

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and friend of the pod Kimmie Singh joins us to discuss her experiences being diagnosed and living with polycystic ovarian …

#213: Intuitive Eating for the Culture with Christyna Johnson, Health At Every Size Dietitian

November 11th, 2019

1:14:21

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Christyna Johnson joins us to discuss adapting intuitive eating for different cultures and life situations, how …

#212: Breaking Free From Restriction and Food Obsession with Alissa Rumsey, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

November 4th, 2019

1:19:57

Fellow anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Alissa Rumsey shares her experience with intuitive eating personally and professionally, how adopting a Health At Every Size® approach shifted her work …

#211: Orthorexia and Diet Culture In the Family with Anti-Diet Nutritionist Meg Bradbury & Daughter Carson

October 28th, 2019

1:20:43

Anti-diet nutritionist and Certified Body Trust® Provider Meg Bradbury joins us with her daughter Carson to discuss how Meg’s orthorexia affected their relationships with food and with each other, why Meg decided to …

#210: Finding Comfort in a Larger Body with J Aprileo, Fat Activist and Founder of Comfy Fat

October 21st, 2019

1:13:59

Fat activist and Comfy Fat founder J Aprileo joins us to discuss how to find comfort in a larger body without weight loss; how improving accessibility for fat people can benefit people of all sizes; how fatphobia shows …

#209: Giving Up the Weight-Loss Fantasy with Amee Severson, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Fat-Acceptance Advocate

October 14th, 2019

1:16:04

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Amee Severson joins us to discuss why intuitive eating is NOT a weight-loss plan, her experiences as a fat dietitian, how she moved from the weight-management paradigm to Health At Every …

#208: Media, Wellness-Diet Culture, and the Power of Language with Maxine Ali, Linguist and Body-Image Researcher

October 7th, 2019

1:02:11

Body image researcher, writer, and linguist Maxine Ali joins us to discuss why wellness culture is really about privilege, not health; racial …

#207: Doctors Without Diet Culture with Louise Metz, Health At Every Size Physician

September 30th, 2019

1:17:34

Medical doctor and Health At Every Size advocate Louise Metz joins us to discuss why weight management has no place in evidence-based medicine, how our current medical system can get in the way of providing …

#206: Mindfulness, Boundaries, Social Media, and Sharing Your Story with Rachel Estapa, Plus-Size Yoga Teacher and Wellness Coach

September 23rd, 2019

1:20:27

Plus-size-yoga teacher and wellness coach Rachel Estapa returns to discuss why mindfulness is a tool rather than a be-all-end-all, how seeking …

#205: Disordered Eating, Athletes, and Why HAES Is for Every Body with Lindsay Krasna, Certified Eating-Disorders Dietitian and Health At Every Size Advocate

September 16th, 2019

1:14:42

Certified eating-disorders dietitian Lindsay Krasna joins us to discuss disordered eating among athletes, why eating disorders are less of a …

#204: Diet Culture and Masculinity with Aaron Flores, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Certified Body Trust Provider

September 9th, 2019

1:18:58

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Aaron Flores returns to discuss unrealistic expectations placed on men and their bodies, why we need to "smash the …

[REPOST] #126: How to Reject Diet-Culture Marketing with Kaila Prins, Anti-Diet Activist and Marketing Professional

September 2nd, 2019

1:13:19

Anti-diet activist and marketing pro Kaila Prins joins us this week to break down the role of marketing in diet culture, the complex ways we consume …

[REPOST] #146: Binge Eating Recovery & Intuitive Exercise with Kristy Fassio, Certified Personal Trainer and Body Trust Provider

August 26th, 2019

1:20:36

Certified Body Trust Provider and Health at Every Size personal trainer Kristy Fassio joins us to talk about the restrict-binge cycle and binge eating disorder, how to make fitness work for people in larger bodies, why …

[REPOST] #161: Self-Compassion and Boundaries with Dana Falsetti, Yoga Teacher @nolatrees on Instagram

August 19th, 2019

1:17:43

Dana Falsetti—a yoga teacher, Instagram star (@nolatrees), and fellow podcast host dedicated to body liberation—shares how she found her yoga …

[REPOST] #156: Breaking Free from Diet Culture with Joy Cox, Fat-Liberation Researcher

August 12th, 2019

1:33:20

Researcher and activist Joy Cox joins us to talk about how we can fight back against internalized weight stigma and body shame, how intersecting …

[REPOST] #112: Body Liberation and Difficult Conversations with Jes Baker, Author of "Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls"

August 5th, 2019

1:30:02

Jes Baker, body-liberation activist and author of the book Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls, discusses her continuing process of recovery from trauma related to food, eating, and fatphobia; why talking about trauma is …

[REPOST] #152: How to Make Peace with Photos of Yourself with Lindley Ashline of Representation Matters

July 29th, 2019

1:25:34

Body-positive photographer Lindley Ashline joins to talk about the power of representation, the process of breaking fashion rules for people in …

#203: Healing from Orthorexia and The Wellness Diet with Katherine Metzelaar, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Anti-Diet Dietitian

July 22nd, 2019

1:17:07

Season 6 finale! Fellow anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Katherine Metzelaar joins us to discuss orthorexia within the …

#202: How to Find Love at Every Size with Krista Niles, Couples Therapist & Plus-Size Dating Coach

July 15th, 2019

1:31:08

Couples therapist and plus-size dating coach Krista Niles joins us to discuss statistics and misconceptions about body size and romantic relationships, how to navigate dating after being in a relationship with someone …

#201: The Path Back to Intuitive Eating with Devinia Noel, Anti-Diet Psychotherapist and Intuitive Eating Counselor

July 8th, 2019

1:10:53

Psychotherapist and fellow certified intuitive eating counselor Devinia Noel joins us to discuss how her work as a therapist influenced her own process of re-learning intuitive eating, why using food as a coping skill …

[Repost] #151: Emotional Eating and Diet Culture with Judith Matz, Anti-Diet Therapist and Author

July 1st, 2019

1:11:32

Anti-diet therapist and author Judith Matz joins us to talk about shifting the focus of emotional eating toward the underlying deprivation and diet mentality, why turning to food to meet emotional needs isn’t an “eating …

#200: How Diet Culture Harms the Gay Community with Jeff Iovannone, Gender-Studies Scholar and LGBTQ Activist

June 24th, 2019

1:18:34

Activist and scholar Jeff Iovannone joins us to discuss diet culture and harmful body standards in the gay community, how oppression and the AIDS …

#199: PCOS and Food Peace with Julie Duffy Dillon, Fat-Positive Dietitian

June 17th, 2019

1:18:11

Fat-positive dietitian Julie Duffy Dillon joins us to discuss common misconceptions about managing polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), how weight …

[REPOST] #149: The Truth About Binge Eating with Amy Pershing, Anti-Diet Therapist and Binge Eating Disorder Expert

June 10th, 2019

1:14:11

Anti-diet therapist and Binge Eating Disorder expert Amy Pershing joins us to discuss how our fatphobic culture hinders recovery, how diet culture …

#198: Preventing Disordered Eating in the Next Generation with Lauren Muhlheim, Psychologist and Eating-Disorder Specialist

June 3rd, 2019

1:15:30

Eating-disorders psychologist Lauren Muhlheim joins us to discuss how we can model a peaceful relationship with food for the kids in our lives, the …

#197: Hormones, Disordered Eating, and How The Wellness Diet Harms Your Health with Robyn Nohling, Non-Diet Dietitian and Nurse Practitioner

May 27th, 2019

1:26:52

Nurse practitioner and fellow HAES dietitian Robyn Nohling joins us to discuss her experiences with disordered eating and hypothalamic amenorrhea …

#196: Diet Culture's Racist Roots with Sabrina Strings, Sociologist and Author of Fearing the Black Body

May 20th, 2019

1:22:39

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 …

#195: Why Fatphobia Hurts All of Us with Sofie Hagen, Comedian and Author of "Happy Fat"

May 13th, 2019

1:26:49

Comedian, author, and fellow podcaster Sofie Hagen joins us to discuss her new book, Happy Fat; how fatphobia affects people of all sizes; why health isn’t a matter of individual responsibility (and why framing it as …

#194: The Truth About Weight-Loss "Success Stories" with Carrie Dennett, Anti-Diet Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and Journalist

May 6th, 2019

1:25:14

Fellow anti-diet dietitian, certified intuitive eating counselor, and journalist Carrie Dennett joins us to discuss her experiences with “successful” …

[REPOST] #73: Intuitive Eating and Rejecting the Diet Mentality with Evelyn Tribole, Co-Author of "Intuitive Eating"

April 29th, 2019

1:09:12

Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD--co-author of the seminal book Intuitive Eating and the forthcoming Intuitive Eating Workbook--discusses her relationship with …

#193: Feminism, Marketing, and Breaking Free from Diet Culture with Kelly Diels, Feminist Marketing Consultant and Fat-Acceptance Advocate

April 22nd, 2019

1:31:40

Writer and feminist marketing consultant Kelly Diels joins us to discuss the links between diet culture, patriarchy, and anti-feminist marketing …

#192: Why We Can’t Fight Weight Stigma While Also Advocating for Weight Loss with Jeffrey Hunger, Social Psychologist and Weight-Stigma Researcher

April 15th, 2019

1:29:09

Social psychologist and weight-stigma researcher Jeffrey Hunger joins us to discuss why we can’t fight weight stigma while also advocating for weight …

[REPOST] #83: The Truth About Elimination Diets and Orthorexia with Emily Fonnesbeck, Non-Diet Dietitian

April 8th, 2019

54:09

Body-positive dietitian Emily Fonnesbeck shares how her family helped her develop a healthy relationship with food in childhood, why that went awry and led her down the path to orthorexia, how she overcame her …

#191: Stopping a Lifetime of Dieting with Savala Trepczynski, Anti-Diet Writer and Social-Justice Lawyer

April 1st, 2019

1:26:18

Writer and social-justice lawyer Savala Trepczynski joins us to discuss how she stopped a lifetime of dieting and started decolonizing her …

#190: Why Intuitive Eating Is NOT a Diet with Caroline Dooner, Diet-Recovery Coach and Author of The "F" It Diet

March 25th, 2019

1:29:09

Fellow author and podcaster Caroline Dooner returns! We discuss her new book, The "F" It Diet: Eating Should Be Easy, why mental deprivation is just …

[REPOST] #113: How to Cultivate Radical Body Love & Social Justice with Sonya Renee Taylor of The Body is Not An Apology

March 18th, 2019

1:12:26

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 …

#189: False Pictures of Health with Tiffany Roe, Anti-Diet Mental-Health Counselor

March 11th, 2019

1:16:36

Mental-health counselor and fellow podcaster Tiffany Roe joins us to discuss how diet culture paints false pictures of what health and eating …

#188: How to Improve Treatment for Disordered Eating with Marcella Raimondo, Eating-Disorders Psychologist

March 4th, 2019

1:20:07

Eating-disorders psychologist Marcella Raimondo joins us to discuss how to improve disordered-eating treatment for people who don’t fit diet …

#187: How to Make the World More Accessible for ALL Bodies with Alissa Sobo, Fat-Acceptance Activist and Cofounder of Ample

February 25th, 2019

1:22:12

Software engineer and Ample co-founder Alissa Sobo joins us to discuss how being fat-shamed at the doctor’s office inspired her to create the Ample app, how to improve the accessibility of public spaces for ALL bodies, …

#186: How to Rebuild Trust in Your Body with Jenna Hollenstein, Non-Diet Dietitian and Intuitive Eating Counselor

February 18th, 2019

1:30:19

Non-diet dietitian, certified intuitive eating counselor, and author Jenna Hollenstein returns to discuss her new book, Eat to Love: A Mindful Guide …

#185: How Diet Culture Hurts Your Relationships with Kristina Bruce, Health At Every Size Life Coach and Anti-Diet Activist

February 11th, 2019

1:29:20

Health At Every Size® life coach Kristina Bruce joins us to discuss how diet culture can affect relationships, how to find self-trust and …

#184: Why Diet Culture Is a Form of Oppression with Virgie Tovar, Fat-Discrimination and Body-Image Expert

February 4th, 2019

1:29:12

Activist and author Virgie Tovar returns! We discuss her newest book, You Have the Right to Remain Fat; the intersections between fatphobia, sexism, …

#183: How The Wellness Diet Harms Your Health with Katherine Zavodni, Intuitive Eating & HAES Dietitian

January 28th, 2019

1:20:36

Intuitive eating & HAES dietitian Katherine Zavodni shares her own experience with chronic illness and The Wellness Diet, how it ultimately led …

#182: Fitness Culture, Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, and Why Health Is Not an Obligation with Cara Harbstreet, Non-Diet Dietitian

January 21st, 2019

1:28:59

Non-diet dietitian Cara Harbstreet joins us to discuss hypothalamic amenorrhea and the lack of adequate care in conventional and alternative health, …

#181: How to "Just Eat It" and Break Free from Diet Culture with Laura Thomas, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

January 14th, 2019

1:30:11

Intuitive eating counselor and author Laura Thomas joins us to discuss her new book, Just Eat It; the problems with The Wellness Diet; why subtle levels of weight stigma are so hard to pinpoint and eradicate; why …

#180: Body Policing, Social Class, and Diet Culture with Sonalee Rashatwar, Anti-Diet Social Worker and Sex Therapist

January 7th, 2019

1:18:23

Anti-diet social worker and sex therapist Sonalee Rashatwar joins us to discuss body policing, the non-consensual nature of dieting for many kids, …

#179: How to Avoid Falling for The Wellness Diet This New Year with Colleen Reichmann, Anti-Diet Psychologist

December 31st, 2018

1:26:19

Anti-diet therapist Colleen Reichmann joins us to discuss how to keep from falling prey to diet culture, the problem with Whole30 and other forms of …

[REPOST] #114: How to Smash Diet Culture with Self-Compassion with Louise Adams, Non-Diet Psychologist and Author

December 24th, 2018

1:28:40

Psychologist and author Louise Adams discusses why the Health at Every Size approach is essential in treating disordered eating, the problems with …

#178: The Truth About High-Weight Anorexia with Erin Harrop, Weight-Stigma Researcher

December 17th, 2018

1:19:15

Weight-stigma researcher Erin Harrop joins us to discuss how anorexia is treated (or not) in people of different sizes, how diet culture and weight …

#177: Intuitive Eating, Chronic Illness, and Breaking Free from The Wellness Diet with Linda Tucker, Health At Every Size Coach

December 10th, 2018

1:30:00

Health At Every Size® health coach and certified intuitive eating counselor Linda Tucker joins us to discuss how dieting causes health problems even …

#176: Confessions of a Former Weight-Loss-Surgery Dietitian with Vincci Tsui, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

December 3rd, 2018

1:25:43

Anti-diet dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor Vincci Tsui joins us to discuss weight loss surgery and its consequences on physical and mental health, her journey from working in bariatrics to specializing …

#175: The Truth About Digestion and Gut Health with Marci Evans, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Eating-Disorder Dietitian

November 26th, 2018

1:37:31

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Marci Evans is back! We discuss the intersection of digestive disorders and eating disorders, the risks associated with …

[Repost] #118: How to Stop Fighting Food & Your Body with Isabel Foxen Duke, Anti-Diet Health Coach

November 19th, 2018

1:31:09

Isabel Foxen Duke is back! The anti-diet coach and emotional eating expert returns for the THIRD time to share more about why we fight food and how to stop, why Isabel wants to destigmatize emotional eating, the …

#174: How to Make Peace with Your Body in Pregnancy & Beyond w/Angela Garbes, Author of "Like A Mother"

November 12th, 2018

1:17:06

Angela Garbes, author of Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy, joins us to discuss how pregnancy changed …

#173: How Diet Culture Steals Our True Culture with Melissa Carmona, Health At Every Size Counselor

November 5th, 2018

1:21:30

Health At Every Size® counselor Melissa Carmona joins us to discuss how her Colombian roots shaped her relationship with food and body, the role of …

#172: The Wellness Diet and Feeding Kids with Virginia Sole-Smith, Author of "The Eating Instinct"

October 29th, 2018

1:27:05

Journalist and author Virginia Sole-Smith joins us to discuss why The Wellness Diet is really diet culture in disguise, how journalists like her and …

#171: Healthcare Without Diet Culture with Jennifer Gaudiani, Physician and Author of "Sick Enough"

October 22nd, 2018

1:19:18

Physician and eating disorder specialist Jennifer Gaudiani joins us to discuss how healthcare professionals are doing harm by perpetuating diet …

#170: How to Combat Fat Stigma with Cat Pausé, Fat-Studies Scholar

October 15th, 2018

1:26:43

Fat-studies scholar Cat Pausé joins us to discuss why you can’t fight “obesity” and fat stigma at the same time, the effects of stigma on health, how …

#169: The Truth About Fitness Culture and "Clean Eating" with Christine Yoshida, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

October 8th, 2018

1:29:07

Mental health counselor and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor Christine Yoshida joins us to discuss how fitness culture affected her relationship …

#168: Gentle Nutrition vs. Diet-Culture Nutrition with Heidi Schauster, Health At Every Size Nutrition Therapist

October 1st, 2018

1:12:29

Health At Every Size® dietitian, eating-disorders specialist, and author Heidi Schauster returns to discuss her new book, unlearning diet-culture …

#167: Food, Sex, and Body Liberation with Kimberly Dark, Sociology Professor and Author of "The Daddies"

September 24th, 2018

1:24:30

Sociology professor, writer, and performer Kimberly Dark joins us to discuss the connections between our relationship with food and our relationship …

#166: How to Resist Diet Culture & Build Community with Lilia Graue, Eating-Disorders Specialist & Certified Body Trust Provider

September 17th, 2018

1:27:39

Eating-disorders specialist and Certified Body Trust® Provider Dr. Lilia Graue joins us to discuss letting go of perfectionism, the importance of …

#165: Joyful Movement and Body Liberation with Bevin Branlandingham of Fat Kid Dance Party

September 10th, 2018

1:14:05

Season 6 premiere! Body-liberation activist and Fat Kid Dance Party founder Bevin Branlandingham joins us to discuss her journey from a difficult …

[REPOST] #101: How to Honor Your True Hungers & Find Body Acceptance with Rachel Estapa of More to Love Yoga

September 3rd, 2018

1:19:12

Size-acceptance advocate and yoga teacher Rachel Estapa discusses how being a larger-bodied child led to early experiences of shame and dieting, why …

[REPOST] #92: How to Break Free from Body Shame & Dieting with Fiona Sutherland, Health At Every Size and Non-Diet Dietitian

August 27th, 2018

1:31:01

Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Fiona Sutherland joins us to discuss our bodies' intuitive wisdom about food and nourishment, how diet culture …

[REPOST] #116: Self-Care and Diet Recovery with Jenna Hollenstein, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

August 20th, 2018

1:25:57

Fellow intuitive eating coach and non-diet dietitian Jenna Hollenstein discusses food as self-care, why people fall into disordered eating and …

[REPOST] #80: The Truth About "Food Addiction" with Marci Evans, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Eating-Disorder Dietitian

August 13th, 2018

1:12:11

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Marci Evans shares why some people feel "addicted" to food, what the science actually says about so-called food addiction, how intuitive eating and Health at Every Size can help you recover …

[REPOST] #99: How to Fight Diet Culture & Find Fat Acceptance with Lindy West, Author of "Shrill"

August 6th, 2018

1:14:04

Lindy West, author of the book Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, shares how she became a fat-acceptance activist, the roles that feminism and …

#164: How to Make Peace with Your Belly with Rachel Cole, Body-Acceptance Coach

July 30th, 2018

1:15:35

Body-acceptance coach Rachel Cole returns to discuss why pathologizing our bellies is so harmful, how diet culture infiltrates the world of pregnancy …

#163: How to Unlearn Diet Culture's Rules with April Quioh of She's All Fat

July 23rd, 2018

1:10:41

TV writer and She’s All Fat podcast co-host April K. Quioh joins us to talk about how intersectional feminism and sociology helped her to finally let …

#162: Self-Esteem and Diet Recovery with Victoria Welsby, Body-Image Activist

July 16th, 2018

1:24:51

Body-image activist Victoria Welsby joins us to discuss the connection between self-esteem and intuitive eating, how to heal from trauma related to food and body, fighting back against internalized fatphobia and body …

#161: Self-Compassion and Boundaries with Dana Falsetti, Yoga Teacher @nolatrees on Instagram

July 9th, 2018

1:17:43

Dana Falsetti—a yoga teacher, Instagram star (@nolatrees), and fellow podcast host dedicated to body liberation—shares how she found her yoga …

[REPOST] #94: How to Leave the Religion of Dieting with Alan Levinovitz, Author of "The Gluten Lie"

July 2nd, 2018

1:08:54

Religious scholar and journalist Alan Levinovitz discusses how diet culture is like a religion, why so much modern nutrition advice is dangerous, why …

#160: How to Fight Healthism and Embrace Body Positivity with Elizabeth Scott, Co-Founder of The Body Positive

June 25th, 2018

1:27:26

Psychotherapist and co-founder of The Body Positive Elizabeth Scott joins us to talk about the problems with concern trolling and healthism, why it’s …

#159: How Diet Culture Harms Your Health with Joanne Ikeda, Pioneering Health at Every Size Dietitian

June 18th, 2018

1:21:14

Pioneering Health at Every Size® dietitian Joanne Ikeda joins us to discuss the history of the HAES movement, how the dietetics field and the role of …

#158: How to Heal from Weight Stigma with Kathleen Bishop, Health At Every Size Therapist & Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

June 11th, 2018

1:25:09

Health at Every Size® therapist Kathleen Bishop shares how the trauma of dieting gets passed from one generation to the next, how to mourn the loss …

#157: The Truth About Weight Science with Fiona Willer, Non-Diet Dietitian and Health At Every Size Researcher

June 4th, 2018

1:16:06

Non-diet dietitian Fiona Willer joins to discuss why we need to be critical of current weight research, how the Health at Every Size paradigm can go viral, why weight-inclusive work is a life-saving endeavor, how …

[REPOST] #106: How to Stop Pursuing Weight Loss & Make Peace with Your Body with Ijeoma Oluo, Author of "So You Want To Talk About Race"

May 28th, 2018

1:13:07

Writer and activist Ijeoma Oluo shares why she gave up the pursuit of weight loss even though she had "succeeded" at dieting, how she stepped away from the scale and made peace with her size, why body acceptance is a …

[REPOST] #74: The Truth about Emotional Eating with Isabel Foxen Duke, Anti-Diet Health Coach

May 21st, 2018

1:21:08

Isabel Foxen Duke returns! We discuss the #1 reason why people engage in emotional eating and bingeing, why reclaiming your right to eat emotionally might be a key to healing your relationship with food, why …

#156: Breaking Free from Diet Culture with Joy Cox, Fat-Liberation Researcher

May 14th, 2018

1:33:20

Researcher and activist Joy Cox joins us to talk about how we can fight back against internalized weight stigma and body shame, how intersecting …

#155: Diet Culture in the "Natural" Health Field with Sarah Thompson, Certified Body Trust Provider

May 7th, 2018

1:22:55

Certified Body Trust Provider and Health at Every Size recovery coach and consultant Sarah Thompson joins us to talk about the barriers she faced to …

#154: The Truth About Recovery with Jes Baker, Author of "Landwhale"

April 30th, 2018

1:20:41

Body-liberation activist and author Jes Baker joins to talk about her new book, Landwhale; the value in all kinds of coping mechanisms and why we need to stop demonizing so-called “emotional eating;” the transmission of …

#153: Healing Body Dysmorphia & Dating While Plus-Size with Sophia Carter-Kahn of She's All Fat

April 23rd, 2018

1:32:46

Writer and “She’s All Fat” podcast co-host Sophia Carter-Kahn joins us to talk about her path from extreme dieting to intuitive eating, how dating interacts with fatphobia and weight bias, overcoming body shame and body …

#152: How to Make Peace with Photos of Yourself with Lindley Ashline of Representation Matters

April 16th, 2018

1:25:34

Body-positive photographer Lindley Ashline joins to talk about the power of representation, the process of breaking fashion rules for people in …

#151: Emotional Eating and Diet Culture with Judith Matz, Anti-Diet Therapist and Author

April 9th, 2018

1:11:32

Anti-diet therapist and author Judith Matz joins us to talk about shifting the focus of emotional eating toward the underlying deprivation and diet mentality, why turning to food to meet emotional needs isn’t an “eating …

#150: Disordered Eating & Gender Identity with Sand Chang, Psychologist & Co-Author of "A Clinician’s Guide to Gender-Affirming Care"

April 2nd, 2018

1:25:24

Psychologist and trans-health educator Sand Chang joins us to talk about the complex experience of body acceptance for transgender folks, the …

#149: The Truth About Binge Eating with Amy Pershing, Anti-Diet Therapist and Binge Eating Disorder Expert

March 26th, 2018

1:14:11

Anti-diet therapist and Binge Eating Disorder expert Amy Pershing joins us to discuss how our fatphobic culture hinders recovery, how diet culture …

#148: Disability and Diet Culture with Rebekah Taussig, Disability-Rights Advocate and Writer

March 19th, 2018

1:05:04

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 …

#147: Why Nobody Needs "Weight Management" with Jennifer Rollin, Health at Every Size Therapist

March 12th, 2018

1:17:17

Health at Every Size therapist Jennifer Rollin joins us to talk about dispelling eating disorder myths, why weight stigma in the eating disorder …

#146: Binge Eating Recovery & Intuitive Exercise with Kristy Fassio, Certified Personal Trainer and Body Trust Provider

March 5th, 2018

1:20:36

Certified Body Trust Provider and Health at Every Size personal trainer Kristy Fassio joins us to talk about the restrict-binge cycle and binge eating disorder, how to make fitness work for people in larger bodies, why …

#145: Diet Culture and Hidden Anorexia with Rachel Millner, Health at Every Size Psychologist

February 26th, 2018

1:13:13

Health at Every Size psychologist and Body Trust Provider Rachel Millner joins us to discuss how diet culture masks anorexia, why it’s so important …

#144: Body-Image Resilience with Lindsay & Lexie Kite of Beauty Redefined

February 19th, 2018

1:26:30

Body image researchers and Beauty Redefined co-founders Lindsay and Lexie Kite join us to talk about diet culture as “The Life Thief,” and how …

#143: Body Politics & Anti-Diet Activism with Maria Paredes, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist

February 12th, 2018

1:22:11

Health at Every Size psychotherapist Maria Paredes joins us to talk about how diet culture and the diet industry target the most marginalized folks, …

#142: Breaking Free from Fatphobia & Gender Norms with Caleb Luna, Writer and Fat Activist

February 5th, 2018

1:09:54

Writer and fat activist Caleb Luna joins us to talk about how gender identity intersects with fatness, how to tolerate the desire for weight loss, …

#141: Pleasure, Sex, and Body Acceptance with Dawn Serra of Sex Gets Real

January 29th, 2018

1:23:59

Body-positive sex coach and 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 …

#140: How to Heal from Over-Exercise & Find Joyful Movement with Jessi Haggerty, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Personal Trainer

January 22nd, 2018

1:25:45

Anti-diet dietitian and personal trainer Jessi Haggerty joins us to discuss how to make the transition from instrumental exercise into joyful …

#139: The Truth About Weight-Loss Surgery & "Food Addiction" with Lisa DuBreuil, Health At Every Size Social Worker

January 15th, 2018

1:13:01

Social worker and fat activist Lisa DuBreuil joins us to discuss the complications and side effects of weight loss surgery, what the research really says about this surgery, how it affects people's body image, what the …

#138: Body Peace, Fat Acceptance, and Yoga for All Bodies with Sarah Harry, Body-Image and Eating-Disorder Specialist

January 8th, 2018

1:23:14

Psychotherapist and yoga instructor Sarah Harry joins us to discuss how to handle fatphobia in the family, the most important step in her journey to …

#137: How to Navigate Diet Culture with Evette Dionne, Writer and Editor

January 1st, 2018

1:28:09

Writer and editor Evette Dionne joins us to talk about how to fight fatphobia and advocate for yourself in healthcare settings, how to navigate …

#136: Mental Health, Intuitive Eating, and Postpartum Body Image with Stefani Reinold, Psychiatrist and Body-Acceptance Advocate

December 25th, 2017

1:30:33

Psychiatrist and body-acceptance advocate Stefani Reinold joins us to discuss weight stigma in the medical field, how to handle the body-image issues …

#135: Body Respect, Weight-Inclusive Care, and Health at Every Size with Lucy Aphramor, Anti-Diet Dietitian

December 18th, 2017

1:15:06

Lucy Aphramor, anti-diet dietitian and co-author (with Linda Bacon) of Body Respect, joins us to talk about Health at Every Size, why we need to be weight-inclusive instead of just weight-neutral, the social …

#134: Disordered-Eating Recovery & Body-Positive Power with Megan Jayne Crabbe of @bodyposipanda

December 11th, 2017

1:12:40

Megan Crabbe, creator of the @bodyposipanda Instagram movement and author of the new book Body Positive Power, joins us this week to talk about why we need to ensure the most marginalized among us are included in body …

#133: Healing from Weight Stigma and Diet Culture with Kai Hibbard, "Biggest Loser" Contestant Turned Anti-Diet Activist

December 4th, 2017

1:23:42

Past Biggest Loser contestant and current anti-diet trailblazer Kai Hibbard joins us this week to talk about the negative effect of weight bias and …

#132: Diet-Culture Recovery, Body Trust, and Plus-Size Representation with Meredith Noble of Made on a Generous Plan

November 27th, 2017

1:17:29

Certified Body Trust Provider and diet-recovery coach Meredith Noble joins us to talk about how intuitive eating becomes intuitive living, the importance of finding a Health at Every Size, fat-positive community for …

#131: How to Reclaim Pleasure In Food and Your Body with Substantia Jones of The Adipositivity Project

November 20th, 2017

1:16:23

Activist and photographer Substantia Jones joins us to discuss recovery from chronic dieting, taking pleasure in food, using photography to find body …

#130: How to Fight Fatphobia in Woke Spaces with Melissa Toler, Anti-Diet Educator and Writer

November 13th, 2017

1:10:23

Anti-diet educator and writer Melissa Toler comes on the show this week to talk fatphobia in woke spaces, why social justice needs to be a …

#129: Health at Every Size and Eating Disorder Recovery with Kristie Amadio of Recovered Living

November 6th, 2017

1:29:51

Activist and recovery coach Kristie Amadio joins us this week to discuss why disordered-eating professionals need to shift to a Health at Every Size paradigm, why it’s important to advocate for FULL recovery, the effect …

#128: How to Transition to a Non-Diet Paradigm with Haley Goodrich, Health At Every Size Dietitian

October 30th, 2017

1:28:17

Fellow entrepreneur and anti-diet dietitian Haley Goodrich joins us this week to discuss her path from disordered eating to intuitive eating, how she opened her own Health at Every Size dietetics practice, the …

#127: Intuitive Eating & Health At Every Size FAQs with Ashley Seruya & Christy Harrison

October 23rd, 2017

1:36:33

This week is a very special edition of Food Psych! Rather than having a new guest on, I felt it was time to have an episode devoted to laying out the concepts and perspectives that we talk about every single week. This …

#126: How to Reject Diet-Culture Marketing with Kaila Prins, Anti-Diet Activist and Marketing Professional

October 16th, 2017

1:13:19

Anti-diet activist and marketing pro Kaila Prins joins us this week to break down the role of marketing in diet culture, the complex ways we consume …

#125: Healing Your Relationship with Food & Overcoming Disordered Eating with Lisa Pearl, Health At Every Size Dietitian

October 9th, 2017

1:23:25

Health At Every Size dietitian Lisa Pearl joins us to discuss breaking down internalized weight bias, how we relate to food and our bodies, fighting …

#124: How to Let Go of Weight-Loss Efforts & Embrace Intuitive Eating with Amber Karnes of Body Positive Yoga

October 2nd, 2017

1:23:16

Amber Karnes of Body Positive Yoga joins us to talk about her journey from disordered eating to intuitive eating, embracing a Health at Every Size mentality, why accessible yoga is a social justice issue, why community …

#123: How to Accept Your Body and Yourself with Corissa Enneking of Fatgirlflow

September 25th, 2017

1:23:27

Blogger and activist Corissa Enneking of Fatgirlflow joins to talk about learning to like yourself and your body, the current state of plus-size fashion, the impact of mental-health struggles on eating behavior, …

#122: How Anger Can Help in Diet Recovery and Body Acceptance with Carmen Cool, Anti-Diet Psychotherapist

September 18th, 2017

1:10:06

Anti-diet psychotherapist Carmen Cool joins us to discuss embracing anger against diet culture and the patriarchy, how to give yourself permission to …

#121: The Truth About Diet Culture with Emily Contois, Cultural Historian

September 11th, 2017

1:32:18

Cultural historian Emily Contois joins us to talk about the history of diet culture, how women's political power increased the pressure on women and …

#120: Secrets to Intuitive Eating & Life Beyond Dieting with Lindsey Averill of Fattitude the Movie

September 4th, 2017

1:00:42

Lindsey Averill, writer, activist, and film maker, comes on the show this week to discuss the release of her new movie, “Fattitude,” how she found intuitive eating and discovered body acceptance, the issue of weight …

#119: How to Fight Back Against Weight Stigma with Ragen Chastain, Health At Every Size Activist

August 28th, 2017

1:34:10

Ragen Chastain, the fabulous fat-acceptance activist, writer, and speaker, returns to dig into the dangers of weight loss surgery, navigating the …

#118: How to Stop Fighting Food & Your Body with Isabel Foxen Duke, Anti-Diet Coach

August 21st, 2017

1:31:09

Isabel Foxen Duke is back! The anti-diet coach and emotional eating expert returns for the THIRD time to share more about why we fight food and how to stop, why Isabel wants to destigmatize emotional eating, the …

#117: How to Practice Health at Every Size with Deb Burgard, Pioneering HAES and Body-Image Therapist

August 14th, 2017

1:23:18

This week we’re talking with Deb Burgard, one of the founders of the Health at Every Size movement. The psychotherapist, author and activist …

#116: Self-Care and Diet Recovery with Jenna Hollenstein, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

August 7th, 2017

1:25:57

Fellow intuitive eating coach and non-diet dietitian Jenna Hollenstein discusses food as self-care, why people fall into disordered eating and …

#115: Anti-Diet Beauty and Sexuality with Melissa A. Fabello, Body-Acceptance and Eating-Disorder Activist

July 31st, 2017

1:07:05

Melissa Fabello returns! The activist and scholar shares why dieting and restriction reduce our sex drive, how beauty can be reimagined and …

#114: How to Smash Diet Culture with Self-Compassion with Louise Adams, Non-Diet Psychologist and Author

July 24th, 2017

1:28:40

Psychologist and author Louise Adams discusses why the Health at Every Size approach is essential in treating disordered eating, the problems with …

#113: How to Cultivate Radical Body Love & Social Justice with Sonya Renee Taylor of The Body is Not An Apology

July 17th, 2017

1:12:26

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 …

#112: Body Liberation and Difficult Conversations with Jes Baker, Author of "Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls"

July 10th, 2017

1:30:02

Jes Baker, body-liberation activist and author of the book Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls, discusses her continuing process of recovery from trauma related to food, eating, and fatphobia; why talking about trauma is …

#111: How to Reignite Your Creative Spark & Recover from Disordered Eating with Art Therapist Maggie Ritnour

July 3rd, 2017

1:13:39

Art therapist and Health at Every Size counselor Maggie Ritnour shares how she was introduced to body comparisons and disordered eating in the dance world, how depression and grief led her to restrict her eating, how …

#110: How to Heal from Food Shame & Learn Intuitive Eating with Casey Berglund, Yoga Teacher and Health At Every Size Dietitian

June 26th, 2017

1:17:49

Yoga teacher and fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Casey Berglund shares how she overcame restriction and food shame, how she went from having an …

#109: Body Acceptance and Disability with Anna Sweeney, Certified Eating-Disorders Dietitian

June 19th, 2017

1:29:01

Fellow Health at Every Size RD Anna Sweeney shares how having a disability has affected her relationship with food and her body, how she's come to terms with the identity of being a disabled person, why anti-diet work …

#108: The Roots of the Body-Positive Movement with Connie Sobczak, Co-Founder of The Body Positive

June 12th, 2017

1:13:49

Body-image activist Connie Sobczak joins us to discuss recovering from diet culture and body dissatisfaction, her role in creating the concept of …

#107: From Disordered Eating to Health at Every Size with Heidi Schauster, Eating-Disorders Dietitian

June 5th, 2017

1:03:20

Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Heidi Schauster shares how she overcame restriction and bingeing, why perfectionism fuels the fire of …

#106: How to Stop Pursuing Weight Loss & Make Peace with Your Body with Ijeoma Oluo, Author of "So You Want To Talk About Race"

May 29th, 2017

1:13:07

Writer and activist Ijeoma Oluo shares why she gave up the pursuit of weight loss even though she had "succeeded" at dieting, how she stepped away from the scale and made peace with her size, why body acceptance is a …

#105: Body-Acceptance Secrets with Jessamyn Stanley of Every Body Yoga

May 22nd, 2017

58:55

Jessamyn Stanley, acclaimed yoga teacher and body-acceptance advocate, joins us to discuss overcoming decades of dieting, healing from oppressive beauty standards, learning to accept her size and stop pursuing weight …

#104: How to Make Peace with Food & Feelings with Anita Johnston, Author of "Eating in the Light of the Moon"

May 15th, 2017

56:40

Psychotherapist and author Anita Johnston shares how learning to feel and honor your feelings can help you heal from food issues, why she had a very unusual relationship with food growing up, how beauty ideals for women …

#103: Social Justice and Racism in the Body-Positive Movement with Gloria Lucas of Nalgona Positivity Pride

May 8th, 2017

1:02:02

Body-acceptance activist Gloria Lucas (Nalgona Positivity Pride) shares why she created an organization devoted to helping people of color heal from …

#102: How to Handle Body Changes, Pregnancy, & Postpartum Issues with Lindsay Stenovec, Health At Every Size Dietitian

May 1st, 2017

1:12:31

Health At Every Size® dietitian Lindsay Stenovec shares why different life stages can be so triggering for food and body issues, how pregnancy and the postpartum period can affect our relationships with food, why we …

#101: How to Honor Your True Hungers & Find Body Acceptance with Rachel Estapa of More to Love Yoga

April 24th, 2017

1:19:12

Size-acceptance speaker and yoga teacher Rachel Estapa (More to Love®) discusses how being a larger-bodied child led to early experiences of shame and dieting, why a lack of plus-size clothing options exacerbated her …

#100: How the Body-Positive Movement Could Do Better with Virgie Tovar, Fat-Liberation Activist

April 17th, 2017

1:12:43

Virgie Tovar returns for our 100th episode! The inimitable fat-acceptance activist shares what she's been up to in the 2 years since she first appeared on Food Psych (episode #45), why you can't be body-positive and …

#99: How to Fight Diet Culture & Find Fat Acceptance with Lindy West, Author of "Shrill"

April 10th, 2017

1:14:04

Lindy West, author of the book Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, shares how she became a fat-acceptance activist, the roles that feminism and …

#98: How to Rediscover the Joy in Food and Movement with Kylie Mitchell of immaEATthat

April 3rd, 2017

1:07:23

Food blogger and fellow anti-diet dietitian Kylie Mitchell shares how she overcame dieting, disordered eating, and compulsive exercise; why she …

#97: The Life-Changing Magic of Intuitive Eating with Sumner Brooks of EDRDpro

March 27th, 2017

1:04:00

Body-positive dietitian Sumner Brooks shares why she started bingeing at a young age, how she finally healed her relationship with food through …

#96: How to Trust Your Body & Honor Its Wisdom with Tracy Brown, Attuned-Eating Dietitian

March 20th, 2017

1:04:26

Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Tracy Brown shares how tuning in to her body's wisdom and practicing intuitive eating helped her recover from years of dieting and disordered eating, how she started down the path …

#95: How to Share Your Anti-Diet Journey & Avoid Triggers with Katie Dalebout of Let It Out

March 13th, 2017

1:15:28

Fellow body-positive podcaster and coach Katie Dalebout joins me to celebrate Food Psych's 4-year anniversary! We discuss how Katie's first appearance in episode 34 changed the direction of the podcast, how her recovery …

#94: How to Leave the Religion of Dieting & Why You Don't Need to Go Gluten-Free with Alan Levinovitz, Author of "The Gluten Lie"

March 6th, 2017

1:08:54

Religious scholar and journalist Alan Levinovitz discusses how diet culture is like a religion, why so much modern nutrition advice is dangerous, why …

#93: The Truth about Dieting & Health at Every Size with Body-Positive RDs Rebecca Scritchfield & Julie Duffy Dillon

February 27th, 2017

1:06:14

Fellow body-positive RDs Rebecca Scritchfield and Julie Duffy Dillon return for a special episode in honor of NEDA Week and National Nutrition Month! …

#92: How to Break Free from Body Shame & Dieting w/Fiona Sutherland, Non-Diet Approach & Mindful Eating Dietitian

February 20th, 2017

1:31:01

Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Fiona Sutherland joins us to discuss our bodies' intuitive wisdom about food and nourishment, how diet culture …

#91: Becoming an Anti-Diet & HAES Dietitian with Jennifer McGurk, Eating-Disorders Specialist

February 13th, 2017

1:05:23

Body-positive dietitian Jennifer McGurk shares her history of body shame and disordered eating, her journey to recovery, how her career evolved …

#90: Raising Kids with Body Trust and Intuitive Eating w/Hilary Kinavey of Be Nourished

February 6th, 2017

1:02:40

Psychotherapist and HAES activist Hilary Kinavey shares her history of chronic dieting, the role of feminism in her recovery, how she helps her kids …

#89: How to Heal Your Body Image with Vivienne McMaster, Body-Positive Photography Coach

January 30th, 2017

1:03:51

Body-positive photography coach Vivienne McMaster shares the joy she took in food as a child, how she got pulled into diet culture in adolescence, …

#88: Why "the Perfect Body" & Winning Fitness Competitions Won't Make You Happy with Sarah Vance, Body Image Coach

January 23rd, 2017

1:02:21

Body image coach and registered nurse Sarah Vance shares how competitive bodybuilding triggered a disordered relationship with food and fitness, why getting praise for her looks and "healthy lifestyle" only led to …

#87: How to Trust Your Intuition about Food with Daxle Collier, Intuitive Eating Coach

January 16th, 2017

1:06:17

Intuitive eating coach Daxle Collier shares how food insecurity affected her relationship with food, how a series of health problems led her down the …

#86: Body Positivity and Social Justice with Dianne Bondy, Yoga Teacher and Activist

January 9th, 2017

1:18:28

Yoga teacher and body-positive activist Dianne Bondy shares how a body-shaming father led her to develop an eating disorder in childhood and …

#85: How to Escape Diet Prison with Anne-Sophie Reinhardt, Anti-Diet Coach

January 2nd, 2017

58:57

Anti-diet coach Anne-Sophie Reinhardt shares why she turned to food for comfort in childhood, how she quickly spiraled from dieting to an eating …

#84: Body Kindness Secrets with Rebecca Scritchfield, Author and Health At Every Size Dietitian

December 26th, 2016

1:22:14

Fellow Health At Every Size dietitian Rebecca Scritchfield shares how her family's identity as "emotional eaters" led to their embrace of diet …

#83: The Truth About Elimination Diets and Orthorexia with Emily Fonnesbeck, Non-Diet Dietitian

December 19th, 2016

54:09

Body-positive dietitian Emily Fonnesbeck shares how her family helped her develop a healthy relationship with food in childhood, why that went awry and led her down the path to orthorexia, how she overcame her …

#82: Intuitive Exercise & Overcoming Deprivation with Jonah Soolman, Eating-Disorders Dietitian

December 12th, 2016

1:16:41

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Jonah Soolman discusses how being an athletic kid and being restricted from sugar led to a troubled relationship with …

#81: How to Honor Your Body and Recover from Disordered Eating with Rachel Cole, Body-Image Coach

December 5th, 2016

1:08:21

Body image coach Rachel Cole shares why we lose touch with our bodies in times of distress, how to start coming back into embodiment, why the 2016 …

#80: The Truth About "Food Addiction" with Marci Evans, Certified Eating-Disorders and Intuitive Eating Dietitian

November 28th, 2016

1:12:11

Fellow body-positive dietitian Marci Evans shares how she developed a healthy relationship with food in childhood, when it started to go awry, why it's so important that eating-disorder specialists NOT also try to sell …

#79: Intuitive Eating and the Satisfaction Factor with Elyse Resch, Co-Author of "Intuitive Eating"

November 21st, 2016

1:06:29

Intuitive Eating co-author Elyse Resch shares her history of emotional eating as a child, how going on a diet in her 20s triggered an eating disorder, why studying nutrition science and becoming a dietitian helped her …

#78: Healing from Trauma & Learning Intuitive Movement with Lauren Ezell Minear, Eating-Disorders Therapist

November 14th, 2016

1:00:59

Therapist and yoga teacher Lauren Ezell Minear shares why embodiment is so important to healing from trauma, how feminism and yoga helped her recover from an eating disorder, how she's learned to listen to her bodies …

#77: How to Handle Weight Stigma & Body Shame in the Family with Joanne Soolman, Health At Every Size Dietitian

November 8th, 2016

1:03:15

Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Joanne Soolman shares how weight stigma manifested in her family, how she overcame body shame and discovered …

#76: Body Trust and Competent Eating vs. "Healthy" Eating with Dana Sturtevant of Be Nourished

November 1st, 2016

1:12:31

Dana Sturtevant, HAES dietitian and co-founder of the Be Nourished wellness center in Portland, OR, shares how her desire to be thinner manifested as a child, how a vegetarian friend introduced her to the idea of …

#75: How to Build a Body-Positive Business Without Selling Weight Loss w/Melissa Toler, Non-Diet Health and Wellness Coach

October 25th, 2016

1:02:08

Fellow anti-diet health and wellness coach Melissa Toler shares how she began dieting and fighting against her body, what led her to give up the …

#74: The Truth about Emotional Eating with Isabel Foxen Duke, Anti-Diet Health Coach

October 18th, 2016

1:21:15

Isabel Foxen Duke returns! We discuss the #1 reason why people engage in emotional eating and bingeing, why reclaiming your right to eat emotionally might be a key to healing your relationship with food, why …

#73: Intuitive Eating and Rejecting the Diet Mentality with Evelyn Tribole, Co-Author of "Intuitive Eating"

October 11th, 2016

1:09:12

Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD--co-author of the seminal book Intuitive Eating and the forthcoming Intuitive Eating Workbook--discusses her relationship with …

#72: How to Beat Body Shame and Binge Eating with Lynn Chen, Actor and Food Blogger

October 4th, 2016

56:08

Actor, food blogger, and body-image activist Lynn Chen shares how getting teased in childhood led her to develop binge eating disorder, how becoming an actor affected her body image, and lots more.

In 2013, Marie Claire …

#71: Bringing Plus-Size Bodies to the Mainstream with Kelsey Miller of Refinery29's 67 Percent Project

September 30th, 2016

34:37

Kelsey Miller (Big Girl, Refinery29's Anti-Diet Project) returns to discuss The 67 Percent Project, Refinery29's new initiative to increase representation of plus-size bodies to match the actual percentage of American …

#70: Overcoming the Shame of Disordered Eating with Megan Bruneau, Mental-Health Therapist and Wellness Coach

September 27th, 2016

1:24:33

Psychotherapist and fellow podcaster Megan Bruneau shares her story of eating disorder recovery, learning to love her body, dealing with trauma, taking big risks in life, and lots more! PLUS, we're going weekly …

#69: A Healthy Lifelong Relationship with Food w/Julie Duffy Dillon, Health at Every Size Dietitian

September 13th, 2016

1:09:19

Season 4 premiere! Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian and food behavior expert Julie Duffy Dillon, RD shares how she managed to escape dieting and …

#68: How to Beat the Restrict-Binge Cycle & Make Peace with Food with Summer Innanen, Body-Image Coach

August 23rd, 2016

1:03:07

Body Image Coach Summer Innanen shares her history of weight obsession, how she finally came to terms with her disordered eating, why she gave up her career as a nutritionist to become a body-positivity professional, …

#67: Wellness Without Weight Loss & Non-Diet Nutrition with Marsha Hudnall, Body-Positive Dietitian

August 9th, 2016

47:01

Body-positive dietitian Marsha Hudnall, MS, RD, shares how she achieved her decades-long recovery from eating disorders, why she gravitated toward Health at Every Size and intuitive eating in her work, how she teaches …

#66: The Intuitive Eating Journey with Akirah Robinson, Writer and Social Worker

July 26th, 2016

56:17

Writer and therapist Akirah Robinson shares the experiences that led her to diet for the first time, why she started on the path to intuitive eating, what it's like to be married to a chef, and lots more!

Akirah …

#65: Ditching Diets & Finding Health at Every Size with Aaron Flores, Intuitive Eating and HAES Dietitian

July 12th, 2016

55:36

Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Aaron Flores, RDN, shares his experience of adolescent body image woes, an early career focused on weight loss, …

#64: Preventing and Treating Eating Disorders in Kids with Kelsey Latimer, Pediatric Eating-Disorders Psychologist

June 28th, 2016

49:36

Christy talks with psychologist and pediatric eating disorders expert Kelsey Latimer, PhD. about ways to prevent eating disorders in children, how to …

#63: Eating Disorder Recovery in the Food Industry with Hannah Howard, Food Writer and Author of "Feast"

June 14th, 2016

57:53

Christy talks with food writer and culinary pro Hannah Howard about how her career has helped in her recovery from an eating disorder, why the …

#62: Self-Compassion and Self-Care for a Healthy Relationship with Food with Christy Harrison, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Intuitive Eating Coach

May 31st, 2016

32:33

Christy discusses why self-compassion and self-care are so important for a healthy relationship with food, answers a listener question about how to eat intuitively while managing a food allergy, and shares some bonus …

#61: Intuitive Eating, Intuitive Everything with Amie Roe, Psychotherapist and Improv Comedy Performer

May 17th, 2016

1:09:01

Christy talks with Amie Roe, a psychotherapist and improv comedy performer, about diet culture, getting in touch with your body, and how using your …

#60: The Body Positivity Journey - LIVE Episode with Katie Dalebout, CeCe Olisa, Kelsey Miller, Caroline Dooner, and Amie Roe

May 3rd, 2016

1:45:59

In our live episode (co-hosted with Katie Dalebout of The Wellness Wonderland Radio and author of Let It Out: A Journey Through Journaling), we talked with FOUR amazing guests about body positivity, eating disorder …

#59: Why Weight Loss Won't Make You Happy with Simi Botic, Intuitive Eating Coach

April 19th, 2016

1:09:56

Christy talks with Simi Botic, a corporate attorney turned body-positive health coach, who shares the fascinating story about her journey from body negativity to disordered eating and finally to recovery—and the massive …

#58: Body-Positive Healthcare & Fat Acceptance with Ragen Chastain, Health At Every Size Speaker and Activist

April 5th, 2016

59:48

Ragen Chastain (Dances with Fat, body-positive speaker, writer, and dancer) shares how she repaired her relationship to food after a long period of dieting, how we can improve healthcare for people in larger bodies, why …

#57: Overcoming Weight Stigma and Rejecting Diet Culture with Writers Ama Scriver & Kirthan Aujlay

March 22nd, 2016

1:39:49

Writers Ama Scriver and Kirthan Aujlay discuss the intersections of food, fat, and feminism, why it's important to be part of a body-positive …

#56: Eating Disorder Recovery & Becoming a Recovered Clinician with Melainie Rogers of BALANCE Eating Disorder Treatment Center

March 8th, 2016

1:04:07

This week marks three years that we've been making the podcast! To celebrate, Christy talks with her colleague and mentor Melainie Rogers, founder of …

#55: Eating Disorder Awareness & Body Image Recovery with Nicole Rohr Stephani, Writer and Body-Image Activist

February 23rd, 2016

1:09:08

Special bonus episode for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2016! Writer and body-image activist Nicole Rohr Stephani (

#54: Becoming an Eating Disorder Recovery Warrior with Jessica Raymond

February 16th, 2016

1:07:25

Christy talks with Jessica Raymond, founder of Recovery Warriors, about her chaotic relationship to food in childhood, how she overcame an eating …

#53: Food and Anxiety with Kat Kinsman, Food Writer and Author of "Hi, Anxiety"

February 2nd, 2016

1:32:49

Writer Kat Kinsman (Tasting Table, CNN, Hi, Anxiety) discusses mental illness in the food industry, how anxiety and depression have influenced her eating, how she's learned to cope with the physical demands of writing …

#52: Male Body Image and Intuitive Eating for Kids with Chris Cole, Author of "The Body of Chris"

January 19th, 2016

58:13

Author and life coach Chris Cole shares his troubled history with dieting, how mental illness and substance abuse tied into his relationship to his …

#51: How to Stop Dieting & Gain Body Acceptance with Anti-Diet Project Founder Kelsey Miller

January 5th, 2016

56:08

Writer Kelsey Miller (Big Girl; The Anti-Diet Project) discusses her long history of dieting and body shame, what made her finally give up the fight to lose weight, how discovering intuitive eating changed her life, …

#50: Breaking Free from Clean Eating & Fitness Obsession w/Alicia Melgoza, Orthorexia-Recovery Coach

December 29th, 2015

1:01:04

Recovery coach Alicia Melgoza explains how she developed an unhealthy relationship to exercise and eating at a difficult time in her childhood, and …

#49: Non-Diet Nutrition at Every Size with Glenys Oyston, Health at Every Size Dietitian

December 15th, 2015

1:00:35

Fellow anti-diet dietitian Glenys Oyston, RD, joins us to discuss how pursuing weight loss made her miserable, how she learned to pursue nutrition for its own sake instead, why she's on a mission to help other people …

#48: Breaking Free from Food Issues and Diet Culture - LIVE episode with Caroline Dooner, Comedian and Body-Image Coach

December 1st, 2015

50:39

Comedian, actor, and body-image coach Caroline Dooner shares how she overcame her food issues and learned to love her body, AND she sings some funny …

#47: Orthorexia Recovery & Giving up the "Healthy" Label with Kaila Prins, Certified Health and Wellness Coach

November 17th, 2015

55:22

Fellow podcaster Kaila Prins (Finding Our Hunger) joins us to discuss why having an identity as a "healthy" eater kept her from getting help for her eating disorder, and how she finally started down the path to recovery.

#46: Conquering Body Shame and Weight Obsession with Harriet Brown, Author of "Body of Truth"

November 3rd, 2015

51:31

Author Harriet Brown (Body of Truth) discusses how she overcame her longtime struggles with body shame and weight stigma, how her daughter's anorexia changed her relationship with food, why she became a vocal proponent …

#45: Fat Acceptance & Body Positivity with Virgie Tovar, Author and Activist

October 20th, 2015

57:23

Activist and author Virgie Tovar joins us to discuss why she gave up the battle to lose weight and started focusing on loving her body exactly as it is. We talk about fat acceptance, body positivity, smashing diet …

#44: Yoga for Health at Every Size with Anna Guest-Jelley of Curvy Yoga

October 6th, 2015

58:26

Christy talks with Anna Guest-Jelley, the founder and CEO of Curvy Yoga, about why she ended her long history of dieting, how yoga helped her heal her relationship to food and her body, and lots more! 

Anna is founder …

#43: Feminism and Eating Disorder Recovery with Melissa A. Fabello, Body-Acceptance and Eating-Disorder Activist

September 22nd, 2015

51:47

Christy talks with the fabulous Melissa A. Fabello, a body acceptance and eating disorder activist and the managing editor of Everyday Feminism. …

#42: Health at Every Size with Linda Bacon, Weight Scientist and Author

September 8th, 2015

55:28

Season 3 premiere! Christy talks with Linda Bacon, a leading researcher in the field of weight science and the author of the groundbreaking anti-diet book Health at Every Size. Linda shares her personal struggles with …

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