Health

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 85: Body Trust and How it Can Help You Break Free from Diet Culture with Guest Aaron Flores

In episode 85 David interviews guest Aaron Flores, a Body Trust® Certified dietitian based in California, about how body trust can help you break free from diet culture. During their conversation, David and Aaron connect on similarities in their journey to becoming dietitians. They discuss topics like what it is like transitioning from a weight-centric…

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Special Episode 84: Friday Food Cast – COVID: A Year in Remembrance

This Friday Food Cast is a special episode where David reflects on a year of living through the COVID-19 pandemic. He talks about the experiences of his two siblings fighting off COVID, the impacts COVID has had on his business, and what we can continue to do keep ourselves and others safe. It’s been just…

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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 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 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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Episode 77: One Small Self-Reflection Method that Builds Your Inner Compass with Guest Desmond Spann

This week David talks with Desmond Spann, a poet, creator, emcee, and educator based in the Portland area, about his Friday Reflections podcast and more. Desmond talks about his journey and the importance of words and writing as a means for expressing and experiencing emotions. One thing Desmond shares with us that really sticks out…

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Episode 76: Friday Food Cast – How Weight Loss Articles Send the Wrong Messages

This Friday Food Cast is all about how weight loss articles send the wrong message. We dive into a specific article about how to lose weight with PCOS. This article was reviewed by an intern at TD Wellness, Destiny Gresham. She looked into some of the science research for a few of the points and…

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Episode 72: Series – Anti-Diet Approaches to New Year’s Resolutions with Tiffany Thoen

This week David interviews Tiffany Thoen, a registered nurse and certified intuitive eating counselor, in the fourth episode of the Anti-Diet Approach to New Year’s Resolutions series. Tiffany shares her journey to finding Intuitive Eating, her and David discuss what body attunement is, and much more. At the beginning of this podcast David starts with…

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