what is perimenopause?

what is perimenopause?

Dalina and I are not in menopause - but WE ARE NOW CONVINCED - we need to talk about menopause WAY sooner! We realized through this recording: we know nothing about our mother’s experience - and her story can be a major “tell” of how your menopause will go. And if you are in menopause? “THE CHANGE” has you managing symptoms like hot flashes and body changes – so we know diets can feel especially compelling. You’ll do anything for relief! Today, we’re interviewing fellow RD Jenn Huber to discuss how to recognize signs of menopause, prepare, and take care of yourself *without* a side of diet culture. We chat:What is perimenopause? When should we start thinking about it? How does menopause...

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how do you let go of wanting to lose weight?

how do you let go of wanting to lose weight?

For many people, the idea of no longer dieting is the easy part of Intuitive Eating. If you’ve dieted since you were 15 years old - you’re SO exhausted by now. It’s kind of a relief to hear “diets don't work” - because you’ve known it all along. But then what?! What often DOESN’T feel like relief for clients is the idea they are going to be stuck in a bigger body that feels uncomfortable. Today, Dalina and Melissa talk about how to work toward body neutrality, that is, respecting your body, so you don’t feel so much guilt and rebellion around food. First we’ll describe how to imagine body image on a spectrum, then we will cover some tips to go from there. You’ll learn: How to surface and...

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what does it mean to “eat clean” anyway? with Erin from @foodsciencebabe

what does it mean to “eat clean” anyway? with Erin from @foodsciencebabe

Today we’re sitting down with Erin from @foodsciencebabe on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok! Many of you struggle with food rules centered on the idea of “clean eating”. You want to do the best for your health by choosing high quality foods, but is that really necessary for your best mental, emotional, and financial health? We know you want to do what's right for your body without losing your mind - so we talk about what it means to "eat clean" and how to eat for your best health. As a food scientist and food industry expert, Erin talks to us about: What inspired her to speak up about food safety misinformation on her page Why people seem to be obsessed with “Eating clean” –  plus she...

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what every intuitive eating beginner should know

what every intuitive eating beginner should know

How long have you dieted for? Most people we talk to say “more than half my life!” If being a beginner at Intuitive Eating (IE) feels both exciting, and let’s face it, scary - you’re not alone. We join forces with Bonnie Roney, Registered Dietitian and creator of @diet.culture.rebel to talk about ways for you to break through any beginner blues you may be feeling as a new Intuitive Eater! We discuss: why everyone is "ditching diets" the common reasons people are becoming Intuitive Eaters more than ever before the biggest misconception we see beginners struggle with when they start IE Our favorite beginner tips to help you break through to find food freedom. Episode Resources: Join the...

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is noom a scam?

is noom a scam?

Ever since Dalina found out about “Blue Monday” - aka the diet industry’s best sales day, we’ve wanted to give you a complete breakdown on the popular dieting app Noom. Why? This app is NOTORIOUS for using words like “intuitive eating” and claiming it's not a diet in its advertisements and search fields. That sounds promising, but is it? Prior to the episode, Melissa downloaded the app, tried it for a few days, and reported back to Dalina what she found. We discuss:what is the “psychology” the ads keep referring to? what should you expect when signing up? was there anything good about it? ways noom could do better as an app Dm us after this episode to let us know your thoughts. Will you be...

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did you start dieting as kid, and now think about food way too much?

Your bigger body deserved, and deserves to live without 24/7 food guilt! Let's figure out your Intuitive Eating style so you can overcome whatever is holding you back from finding food freedom.