How does weight impact PCOS and your hormones? with Sam Abbott

How does weight impact PCOS and your hormones? with Sam Abbott

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Dalina Soto and Melissa Landry interview Sam Abbott MSEd, RDN, LDN to discuss how weight impacts PCOS and your hormones. In today’s episode we answer YOUR listener questions: What is PCOS, or, polycystic ovarian syndrome Why is it important to get a PCOS diagnosis?  Why is it important to get treatment? Did my weight cause my PCOS? Does weight loss cure it? Does Intuitive Eating work for women with PCOS who have hormonal urges to eat all day? Won't they lose control? Does a gluten and dairy-free diet work for PCOS? Episode Resources: Follow Sam Abbot on Instagram: @pcos.nutritionistJoin the Break the Diet Cycle Podcast Community:...

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Does losing weight help pain and mobility? with Danny Shapiro

Does losing weight help pain and mobility? with Danny Shapiro

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Dalina Soto and Melissa Landry interview Danny Shapiro, Physical Therapist to set the record straight on the relationship between weight, pain, and mobility. Many of our clients fear weight will hold them back from being fit and enjoying life. When they decide to stop focusing on weight loss for their mental and emotional health, they can feel worried: what will that mean for their physical health over the years? Are they doomed to a life of pain and immobility? Especially if they gain weight?If you have ever struggled with similar fears, but you still want to break the diet cycle - this episode is for you. Danny will show you how to approach your aches...

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How to get the look you want in plus size with Josie Wass

How to get the look you want in plus size with Josie Wass

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Dalina Soto and Melissa Landry are back for Season 2 of Break the Diet Cycle with an all new format: interviews with experts! Our first episode features Josie Wass, music teacher and plus size fashion blogger who is here to show you how to get the look you want in plus size. Do you sometimes think you would feel happier and more confident in your clothes at a smaller size? In this episode, we're calling BS on that message! Why? Our clients keep choosing harmful weight loss diets instead of developing the skills they ACTUALLY need to feel confident in their bigger bodies! If you are ready to stop on-again, off-again dieting, but you feel confused how...

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How do I deal with my MLM friends on Insta?

How do I deal with my MLM friends on Insta?

In the final episode of Season 1, Melissa and Dalina unpack how multi-level marketing dieting companies can threaten your food freedom and how you can set boundaries in ways that feel positive. We hope this episode helps you feel more empowered in your decision to find food freedom so you can more confidently navigate this difficult part of diet culture. In today’s episode… how weight loss ads and multi-level marketing (MLM) company messages make their way into our day-to-day lives and personal relationships what to do when you need to *politely decline* a friend or family member's attempt to sell whatever product they say "works for them" the frustrations many women feel as...

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How do I get over feeling guilty when I eat bad foods?

How do I get over feeling guilty when I eat bad foods?

Melissa + Dalina take on their first BTDC podcast listener question: “how do I get over feeling guilty when I eat ‘bad’ foods?” Black-and-white thinking around food can cause you to feel guilt and push you toward overeating. If you relate to this struggle, we have your back! We’re here to explain how to move past this common dieting struggle so you can get some relief!  In today’s episode… hear a struggle from one of our listeners who called in to tell us: she hasn't been able to stop labeling foods "good" and "bad" -- even though she is trying!how to give yourself unconditional permission to eat food you want - not just when you're "skinny enough" to deserve it what food voices are -...

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