Food Psych Podcast with Christy Harrison

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Helping people make peace with food since 2013. Registered dietitian nutritionist, certified intuitive eating counselor, and journalist Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CEDS talks with guests and answers listener questions about making peace with food, healing from disordered eating, learning body acceptance, practicing intuitive eating, escaping harmful wellness culture, and more--all from a body-positive, anti-diet perspective. Along the way, Christy shares her own journey from disordered eater and dieter to food writer and anti-diet dietitian. This podcast challenges diet culture in all its forms--including the restrictive behaviors that often masquerade as wellness and fitness. Food Psych® is designed to offer safe and non-triggering support for listeners in recovery from eating disorders, weight stigma, and body shame. Subscribe for new anti-diet inspiration every week! Learn more and get full show notes and transcripts at christyharrison.com/foodpsych (Disclaimer: All content in this podcast, including medical opinion and any other health-related information, is for informational purposes only and should not be considered to be a specific diagnosis or treatment plan for any individual situation. Use of the information contained in this podcast does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship.)

Location:

United States

Description:

Helping people make peace with food since 2013. Registered dietitian nutritionist, certified intuitive eating counselor, and journalist Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CEDS talks with guests and answers listener questions about making peace with food, healing from disordered eating, learning body acceptance, practicing intuitive eating, escaping harmful wellness culture, and more--all from a body-positive, anti-diet perspective. Along the way, Christy shares her own journey from disordered eater and dieter to food writer and anti-diet dietitian. This podcast challenges diet culture in all its forms--including the restrictive behaviors that often masquerade as wellness and fitness. Food Psych® is designed to offer safe and non-triggering support for listeners in recovery from eating disorders, weight stigma, and body shame. Subscribe for new anti-diet inspiration every week! Learn more and get full show notes and transcripts at christyharrison.com/foodpsych (Disclaimer: All content in this podcast, including medical opinion and any other health-related information, is for informational purposes only and should not be considered to be a specific diagnosis or treatment plan for any individual situation. Use of the information contained in this podcast does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship.)

Language:

English


Episodes

#311: What If You're Eating When You're Not Hungry? And More

2/6/2023
We discuss why intuitive eating is NOT the hunger-and-fullness diet, the real reason many of us eat when we’re “not hungry,” setting boundaries on food talk in a 12-step alcohol-recovery program, how to transition clients from weight loss to intuitive eating, and more. Pre-order Christy's second book, The Wellness Trap, for its April 25 release! If you're ready to break free from diet culture and make peace with food, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online...

Duration:00:18:45

#310: Rethinking Wellness: Fitness Culture with Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

1/30/2023
Fitness and wellness historian Natalia Mehlman Petrzela joins Christy to discuss her new book, Fit Nation; the historical shifts that made fitness go from being viewed as a narcissistic practice to being seen as a good thing across the political spectrum; why so many people are disillusioned with our medical system and looking for answers and validation in the alternative medicine space; how people can be critical consumers of online wellness content; and more. (Content warning: discussions...

Duration:01:07:51

#309: Workplace Diet Talk, Lifestyle Medicine, and More

1/23/2023
Christy answers audience questions about how to deal with diet culture in the workplace, whether “lifestyle medicine” is compatible with an anti-diet approach, and whether she thinks diet foods should be forbidden. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Pre-order Christy's second book, The Wellness Trap, for its April 2023 release! Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get...

Duration:00:18:33

#308: Planning an Elimination Diet? This Might Make You Think Again

1/16/2023
Christy answers an audience question about how elimination diets can do damage to your mental and physical well-being, and how/whether to tell a doctor who put you on an elimination diet that it was harmful. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Pre-order Christy's second book, The Wellness Trap, for its April 2023 release! Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your...

Duration:00:19:28

#307: Is It Helpful or Harmful to Talk About "Fun Foods" in Intuitive Eating?

1/9/2023
We consider whether labeling some foods as “fun”—and limiting their consumption—is compatible with intuitive eating and diet-culture recovery. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Pre-order Christy's second book, The Wellness Trap, for its April 2023 release! Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local...

Duration:00:13:27

#306: How to Handle the Onslaught of Diet Culture This New Year

1/2/2023
Christy offers 5 tips for dealing with diet evangelists and diet-culture messaging this time of year. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Pre-order Christy's second book, The Wellness Trap, for its April 2023 release! Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local bookstores across North America, the UK,...

Duration:00:20:08

#305: Processed Foods, the Food Environment, and Their Effects on Intuitive Eating

12/26/2022
Christy answers an audience question about processed foods, unpacking flawed research and common assumptions about how the food environment interacts with our ability to trust our cravings and internal cues. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Pre-order Christy's second book, The Wellness Trap, for its April 2023 release! Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your...

Duration:00:18:10

#304: How to Break Free from the Wellness Diet at Your Holiday Table

12/19/2022
We discuss how to avoid falling prey to wellness-culture pressures this holiday season, especially when you’ve had an identity as “the healthy one” in your family. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Pre-order Christy's second book, The Wellness Trap, for its April 2023 release! Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at...

Duration:00:14:14

#303: Do You Really Need an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?

12/12/2022
What was once called “clean eating” is now being rebranded as “anti-inflammatory.” This week we unpack the evidence behind this wellness-culture trend—and discuss what to do if it’s harmed your relationship with food. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your...

Duration:00:13:47

#302: Is Meal Timing Really Important?

12/5/2022
Why we need both consistency and flexibility in meal times—and in recovery from disordered eating. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local bookstores across North America, the UK, Australia, and...

Duration:00:10:26

#301: How Low-Level Restriction Saps Your Energy

11/28/2022
We discuss why even if you think you’re eating “plenty of calories,” you might still be taking in too little energy—and what to do about it. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local bookstores...

Duration:00:12:15

#300: What to Do When Your Family Makes Diet-Culture Comments

11/21/2022
We discuss how to deal with diet culture at the holiday table (and beyond), and how to help kids navigate diet talk from extended family. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local bookstores across...

Duration:00:15:29

#299: Do You Need a Diet to Balance Your Hormones?

11/14/2022
Christy answers an audience question about whether you really need a “hormone-balancing” diet to deal with hormonal changes. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local bookstores across North...

Duration:00:17:49

#298: Can You Diet AND Do Intuitive Eating?

11/7/2022
Is there such a thing as “semi-intuitive eating” for people who feel out of control with certain foods? And can a diet that tells you to cut calories and avoid “bad” foods ever really be aligned with intuitive eating? We discuss. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever...

Duration:00:14:17

#297: Re-Learning How to Snack

10/31/2022
We discuss how—and what—to eat between meals as you recover from dieting and other forms of disordered eating. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at christyharrison.com/book, or at local bookstores across North America, the UK,...

Duration:00:12:57

#296: What If You Have Heartburn?

10/24/2022
Christy answers an audience question about how to manage acid reflux without dieting or eliminating foods, and without jeopardizing your recovery from disordered eating. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order online at...

Duration:00:18:14

#295: Do You Really Need to Avoid Dairy for Acne?

10/17/2022
We discuss what the science actually says about dairy and acne, why most diet research is so shoddy, why cutting out foods isn’t the panacea that wellness culture makes it out to be, and some non-diet options for dealing with acne. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available...

Duration:00:18:18

#294: The Truth About Food Journaling

10/10/2022
Christy answers an audience question about whether tracking what you eat is helpful or harmful. We discuss the ways it can unintentionally support diet culture, some things to consider in relating to wellness-diet foods, and how to tell if your food journaling is disordered or intuitive. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online...

Duration:00:12:30

#293: Do Food-Sensitivity Tests Work?

10/3/2022
We discuss whether food-sensitivity tests are accurate, the potential damage they can cause to your relationship with food, and what to do if you think you might be reacting to something in your diet. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get your books. Order...

Duration:00:11:48

#292: How to Heal Your Relationship with Cooking

9/26/2022
Christy answers an audience question about how to challenge wellness-diet rules and find more pleasure in home-cooked meals. If you struggle to enjoy cooking because of diet-culture restrictions, this episode is for you. Subscribe to our newsletter, Food Psych Weekly for weekly Q&As and more. If you're ready to break free from diet culture once and for all, come check out Christy's Intuitive Eating Fundamentals online course. Christy's first book, Anti-Diet, is available wherever you get...

Duration:00:12:47