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Episode 92: How to Combat Chronic Illness with an Anti-Diet, Intuitive Eating Approach

In this episode we’ll talk about our practice and approach, and we’ll address some of the diseases, illnesses, and conditions that we see in our clients. I bring registered dietitian, and our podcast content creator, Raegan Perkins, to the show. This is going to be an introductory episode to all the illnesses we’ve seen –…

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Episode 91: Reembody Breathing Room App with Kevin Moore and Beck Beverage

This episode is all about Creating a pause between the signals our body sends us and our evaluation of those signals in a cultural context (quoted from reembody website). The quote is the best way to sum up this conversation with guests Kevin Moore and Beck Beverage, founders of the reembody method and the breathing…

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Episode 88: 8 Red Flags of Weight Loss Research – Solo Episode

On this Solo Episode, David explains some of the holes in weight loss research, shines a light on why the research doesn’t support weight loss as a cure for everything, and discusses the difference between weight centric and weight inclusive. He asks “If you are supposed to lose weight to live longer and stay healthy…

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Episode 87: Let’s Talk Cannabis – Everything You Need to Know with guest Donna Shields

During David’s conversation with Donna Shields, Dietitian and co-founder of the Holistic Cannabis Academy, they cover everything you need to know about (you guested it) cannabis!  Donna tells us her journey as a dietitian, once working for the US Army and culinary institute, as well as how her breast cancer diagnosis opened her eyes to…

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Episode 86: The Body Positive Fitness Center You Can’t Live Without with Guest Abbey Griffith

David interviews Abbey Griffith, the owner of Clarity Fitness a body positive fitness center in Decatur, Georgia. During this episode David and Abbey talk about what body positivity means, how Clarity Fitness came to be, and they have an open and honest conversation about their personal struggles with weight centric thinking. In this episode it…

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Episode 83: How Body Liberation Frees Us from Diet Culture with Guest Kent Thomas

This week David interviews Kent Thomas, a social worker that focuses on body liberation coaching in Tacoma, WA. In this podcast David and Kent discuss difficult questions and thought provoking ideas around food, eating disorders, and body liberation. David asks Kent what body liberation is; They discuss queerness and Christianity, body shaming in the gay…

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Episode 81: Friday Food Cast – Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

This Friday Food Cast is all about how weight loss articles send the wrong message. We continue to inspect the referenced research with a weight inclusive lens. Episode 81 dives into one of the referenced research papers from an article about different intermitted fasting techniques and weight loss. The article and research was reviewed by…

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Episode 80: Cool Alternative Careers for Chefs with Guest Chef Chris Spear

Episode 80 brings you chef Chris Spear, owner of Perfect Little Bites and fonder of Chefs Without Restaurants. David interviews Chef Chris about his experiences, what got him into cooking, how he started his own personal chef business where he cooks for groups as small as two, and more. It is always great hearing from…

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Episode 79: How Cannabis and Nutrition Can Help with Guest Laura Lagano

In this episode, David interviews Laura Lagano – author, writer, dietitian, and cannabis educator. Laura and David talk in depth about cannabis and the endocannabinoid system (don’t worry, this system is explained in the interview). They also discuss the difference between THC and cannabis and the effects cannabis has on our body relating to medication…

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Episode 78: 4 Key Elements of Unapologetic Eating with Guest Alissa Rumsey

On this episode of OSB David interviews Alissa Rumsey, author, dietitian, and intuitive eating counselor, about her new book Unapologetic Eating and more. Alissa shares how her relationship with food has transformed over the year and all things related to her new books. Her and David have a great conversation about Alissa’s four key elements…

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