health equity

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 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 62: How Your Health is Determined By the Professional with Guest Tamara Melton

In this episode registered dietitian nutritionist Tamara Melton with Diversify Dietetics, speaks to us about how she is increasing the racial and ethnic diversity in the field of nutrition by empowering black nutrition leaders of tomorrow. This is vital as over 81% of registered dietitian nutritionist are white, and only 3% are black, which is…

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Episode 61: Think Your Health is Determined by Only What You Eat? Guest Michelle Gooden Makes Us Think Again

I often get asked: “David, what are the foods that are going to enhance my health?”  To which I reply that a person’s health is determined by more than just what they eat. So before we start judging what we eat – and let me tell you, we can be quite critical with our own…

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