Episode 19: Dezi Abeyta & Unshackling Ourselves from Diet Culture

Episode 19: Dezi Abeyta & Unshackling Ourselves from Diet Culture

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On Episode 19 we are joined by Dezi Abeyta, AKA The Dad Nutritionist. He is a new father, registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), and the owner of Foodtalk Nutrition LLC. Foodtalk is a creatively branded company that consults with professional sports and athletic teams, families, individual needs, as well as engaging in speaking opportunities. Dezi is an outspoken advocate for new dads and athletes and promoting a curious, playful relationship with food no matter the client or setting. 

We talk about Dezi’s diverse background working in eating disorder treatment/recovery, raising a young daughter, and working with elite athletes. Throughout all of it, you’ll hear useful tips and insightful advice about how to become more curious and cultivate a more compassionate attitude towards food, movement, and your body. 

And since this is the finish episode of Season 1, don’t forget to complete our Podcast Listener Survey and share your feedback! We’ll return for Season 2 in February 2019 with more amazing guests and the topics you want to hear more about. 

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Episode 18: Amy Hanneke & The Importance of Self-Care

Episode 18: Amy Hanneke & The Importance of Self-Care

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On Episode 18 we are joined by non-diet dietitian Amy Hanneke. She’s currently based in Denver, CO after recently relocating from southeastern Idaho. She specializes in eating disorders and women’s health. She has a passion for helping restore women’s relationships with food and their bodies and find a flexible and nourishing eating pattern. Amy practices with a Health At Every Size® philosophy, because all bodies are worthy of care and belonging. And we love her because she’s an outspoken advocate for self-care!

We chat about her discovery of intuitive eating and a non-diet approach during a particularly stressful period in her life. She shares some great insight about body trust and how to nurture a more positive relationship with food and your body. Plus, she’s one our team members that supports Libre Connections behind-the-scenes so we’re really excited to introduce her to you in this interview!

As always, stay tuned afterwards for some listener-submitted Q&A. This week’s topic: how to say no when you feel like you’re eating out of obligation.

 

 

Episode 17: Hannah Meier & Recovering from Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Episode 17: Hannah Meier & Recovering from Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

On Episode 17 we are joined by Hannah Meier for a conversation about disordered eating, hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA) and women’s health, and the challenges of recovery from HA and disordered eating. 

Hannah is a registered dietitian living in Boston, MA where she works for a health food company by day and runs a private nutrition practice, Nutrition in Real Life, by “night” (and weekends). She is passionate about demystifying nutrition and breaking down BS diet rules, helping everyone find joy in food again and peace with their bodies. Hannah is openly recovering from 10 years of hypothalamic amenorrhea and hopes her story will encourage other women to feel less ashamed about their hormonal health and more empowered to live a fulfilling and unencumbered life.

Stay tuned after the episode for our weekly Q&A. This week’s topic is about body comparisons and how our bodies look in photos. How do you bounce back from a blow to your body image or self-esteem?

 

Episode 16: Tracy Brown & Fighting Fear of Weight Gain

Episode 16: Tracy Brown & Fighting Fear of Weight Gain

On Episode 16 we are joined by Tracy Brown, a registered dietitian based in Florida. She shared insight about common fears about trusting the intuitive eating process, especially fears that focus on weight gain and body changes.

Tracy is a somatic nutrition therapist/dietitian, attuned eating coach and embodiment teacher.  She helps people come home to themselves through their bodies  by healing their relationship with food and weight, as well as feel safer and less stressed in their bodies.  For 12 years she has guided people one on one and in group settings to heal from disordered eating and chronic dieting. She also provides training and supervision to health professionals as well at https://tracybrownrd.lpages.co/nondiet-counseling-skills/.

Then stay tuned after the interview for some conversation about how to handle leftovers after a major holiday. These tips are evergreen and can be used anytime you face a fridge full of leftovers and want to ditch the diet mentality. 

 

 

 

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Episode 15: Abby Flores & Full Figured Fashion

Episode 15: Abby Flores & Full Figured Fashion

On Episode 15 we are joined by Abby Flores, the owner of two boutique clothing shops in the Kansas City area. Her passion for size-inclusive fashion is on display at Lady Bye and Coco, sister shops that embody the pillars of style, community, and empowerment. In this episode, we talk about the challenges of sourcing and curating wardrobes for diverse body sizes and the way she navigates the fashion industry in order to create a positive shopping experience for anyone who walks through her doors. 

Stay tuned as well for an exciting announcement about the upcoming WIND Conference (Weight Inclusive Nutrition and Dietetics), as well as some tips to help you navigate the holiday season with an intuitive eating mindset, instead of a dieting mindset. Enjoy!

 

 

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Episode 14: Sydney Cavero-Egúsquiza & Coping with Anxiety

Episode 14: Sydney Cavero-Egúsquiza & Coping with Anxiety

On Episode 14 we are joined by Sydney Cavero-Egúsquizaa registered dietitian based in Oklahoma. She is the first – and currently, the only – certified intuitive eating counselor in the state! She joins us to talk about her experience with intuitive eating and how she discovered the coping mechanisms that helped her address anxiety. We also explore the nuance of intuitive eating and share examples of how making peace with food can vary from person to person. 

Be sure to check out the Show Notes for the links we mention in the episode and to learn more about Sydney! Plus, join our free intuitive eating group on Facebook or head to our homepage to subscribe to our newsletter. 

 

 

 

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