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In the Foodist podcast Darya Rose, Ph.D. introduces you to real people on the journey of becoming foodists, learning how to get healthy and lose weight without dieting. A foodist is someone who uses Real Food to optimize their life for health and happiness. There is no right or wrong way to become a foodist, and everyone must find their own path or “healthstyle” that works for them. This means finding foods, habits and activities you love and that work for you. On the show you’ll meet people at all stages of the journey. Whether they are just starting out and wondering if this is even a good idea, need help breaking through a weight loss plateau, or successfully down 30 pounds and in the best shape of their lives, Darya will show you how they got there and what they need to do to get to the next level. Darya Rose, Ph.D is the author of the book Foodist and creator of Summer Tomato, one of TIME’s 50 Best Websites. She received her Ph.D in neuroscience from UCSF and her bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. She spends most of her time thinking and writing about food, health and science. She eats amazing things daily and hasn’t even considered going on a diet since 2007.

In the Foodist podcast Darya Rose, Ph.D. introduces you to real people on the journey of becoming foodists, learning how to get healthy and lose weight without dieting. A foodist is someone who uses Real Food to optimize their life for health and happiness. There is no right or wrong way to become a foodist, and everyone must find their own path or “healthstyle” that works for them. This means finding foods, habits and activities you love and that work for you. On the show you’ll meet people at all stages of the journey. Whether they are just starting out and wondering if this is even a good idea, need help breaking through a weight loss plateau, or successfully down 30 pounds and in the best shape of their lives, Darya will show you how they got there and what they need to do to get to the next level. Darya Rose, Ph.D is the author of the book Foodist and creator of Summer Tomato, one of TIME’s 50 Best Websites. She received her Ph.D in neuroscience from UCSF and her bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. She spends most of her time thinking and writing about food, health and science. She eats amazing things daily and hasn’t even considered going on a diet since 2007.
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In the Foodist podcast Darya Rose, Ph.D. introduces you to real people on the journey of becoming foodists, learning how to get healthy and lose weight without dieting. A foodist is someone who uses Real Food to optimize their life for health and happiness. There is no right or wrong way to become a foodist, and everyone must find their own path or “healthstyle” that works for them. This means finding foods, habits and activities you love and that work for you. On the show you’ll meet people at all stages of the journey. Whether they are just starting out and wondering if this is even a good idea, need help breaking through a weight loss plateau, or successfully down 30 pounds and in the best shape of their lives, Darya will show you how they got there and what they need to do to get to the next level. Darya Rose, Ph.D is the author of the book Foodist and creator of Summer Tomato, one of TIME’s 50 Best Websites. She received her Ph.D in neuroscience from UCSF and her bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. She spends most of her time thinking and writing about food, health and science. She eats amazing things daily and hasn’t even considered going on a diet since 2007.

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Dr. Rhonda Patrick - Why Eating Fish, But Not Omega-3 Supplements, Can Help Prevent Alzheimer's

12/17/2018
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Dr. Rhonda Patrick is a scientist who has done extensive research on aging, cancer and nutrition. She has a Ph.D. in biomedical science from the University of Tennessee Health Science center and St. Jude’s children’s research hospital in Memphis Tennessee, a bachelor's of science degree in biochemistry/chemistry from the University of California San Diego and has trained as a Postdoc at the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute with Dr. Bruce Ames. Her research on the role of...

Duration:01:08:07

How To Protect Yourself and Your Family From Food Poisoning

11/8/2018
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Bill Marler is a nationally recognized foodborne illness lawyer, an expert in food safety and one of the most influential voices in food policy in the world. His law firm Marler Clark has represented thousands of victims in practically every major foodborne illness outbreak in the United States. In 1993, he represented Brianne Kiner, the young girl that survived the most significant of injuries in the historic Jack in the Box E. coli 0157:H7 outbreak, resulting in a $15.6 million settlement...

Duration:00:56:52

James Clear – The 4 Laws of Behavior Change

10/17/2018
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James Clear is an author and speaker focused on habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement. His new book Atomic Habits breaks down the four laws of behavior change and explains how striving to get 1% better every day can give you remarkable results. He is a regular speaker at Fortune 500 companies and his work has been used by teams in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. You can follow his work at JamesClear.com. For complete show notes visit summertomato.com

Duration:00:48:45

Dr. Yoni Freedhoff – Why you must like your life if you want to keep weight off

9/27/2018
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For humans, diets are not sustainable and food is more than just fuel. Dr. Yoni Freedhoff is a family doctor, founder of the Bariatric Medical Institute in Ottawa, Canada, and author of The Diet Fix and the fabulous blog Weighty Matters. Today he sits down with Darya to explain why the key to long-term weight management is enjoying your life. For complete show notes visit summertomato.com

Duration:00:35:40

How To Stop Yourself From Nighttime Bingeing

5/17/2018
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“'This will be my last ice cream ever' is a thought I have had so many times I’m embarrassed by it.” - Paul Late night bingeing is an especially tough habit to break. You repeat the same destructive behavior over and over, knowing it’s wrong, but stopping feels impossible because it doesn’t seem like something you can control. Rationalizing the behavior becomes second nature, and you don’t see a way out. This is Paul’s story. Paul knows his bingeing habit is the reason he is overweight. His...

Duration:00:57:07

Use This Framework to Tackle Your Most Frustrating Health Issue

4/19/2018
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Sometimes it can feel as if you are completely alone in your healthstyle struggles. While some problems are fairly commonplace (e.g. How can I fit a workout into my busy workday?), others can feel so uniquely your own that it feels nearly impossible to come up with a solution. In today’s episode I help Ellen tackle a very specific problem, demonstrating the systematic approach I use to breakdown a complex issue and find an answer. On the surface Ellen’s healthstyle is dialed in, and she...

Duration:00:51:19

What to Do When You Stop Dieting and It Backfires

12/31/2017
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"I've felt the option is either cake or not cake. And so then how do you start a habit to NOT do something?" - Mindy Mindy was excited when she found Summer Tomato. The thought of being able to lose weight without counting calories or going on another strict diet was a revelation. Right away she bought a pedometer to make sure she was getting enough steps everyday, stopped counting calories and started focusing on cooking Real Food for herself and her family. But as time passed Mindy wasn’t...

Duration:00:56:55

How a Tiny Habit Can Help You Push Past a Weight Loss Plateau

10/16/2017
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“You have to rig the game so you can win, set yourself the lowest minimal bar to do something. That was really the key to my success.” – Sarah It has happened to the best of us. You get a little older, your life changes, you start moving less, maybe have a kid or two, and before you know it the extra pounds have slowly crept on. And when you finally realize something needs to be done about it you find you can't lose it as easily as you used to. This can be a crucial moment in a person’s...

Duration:00:59:30

How to Turn Theoretical Health Goals Into Practical Habits

10/2/2017
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Getting inspired is easy. A great article, book, or documentary can be incredibly powerful in sparking a desire for a new direction in your life. But no matter how desperately you want to change, internalizing a new philosophy enough to permanently modify your behavior can feel impossible. This is how Anne used to feel when she would read Summer Tomato. After several years of striving to have the "perfect" diet that eventually destroyed her relationship with food, she was ready to embrace...

Duration:01:08:05

Overcoming Severe Depression and Binge Eating Through Mindfulness

9/18/2017
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“A binge never happens in a peaceful, loving environment. So, if you can create that environment somehow for yourself that's going to be the way.” – Maria Have you tried everything to quit binge eating and nothing seems to work? Are you still on the fence about whether or not practicing mindfulness will actually help your situation? If the answer is yes then today’s episode may change your life. To say that Maria had it tough growing up would be an understatement. The torment she suffered as...

Duration:01:03:25

How to Troubleshoot Your Digestive Problems

9/11/2017
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Amber has been on and off elimination diets for months. After a long battle with all sorts of painful digestive issues she struggles to pinpoint exactly what she is eating that causes this. She has educated herself well on how these diets work and takes them very seriously. But, after weeks of food restriction, analysis and no results, Amber is frustrated. This frustration not only causes her to lose hope and motivation to continue with the diet, but is now also causing her to binge on junk...

Duration:00:39:33

Why Real Food Is the Secret to You and Your Family Sticking With Healthy Habits

8/28/2017
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"The way that you look and the way that you see yourself are not one and the same." - Jamie Dana In this episode I talk with Jamie, a health counselor and foodist success story. Jamie and I have similar backgrounds and a lot in common. We both had mothers who raised us on packaged diet foods and jazzercise videos. And we both had powerful “a-ha” moments at the farmers market that changed how we approached our healthstyle forever. Jamie tells her story about how she was able to introduce...

Duration:00:47:14

How to Maintain Your Cooking Habit During a Busy Work Week

8/14/2017
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One of the hardest things about making your healthy habits stick is finding ways to do them when you are very tired, stressed or busy. Randi is a school teacher, which means that in the summertime she has more free time to focus on her healthstyle. During that time, she enjoys making delicious and healthy meals for herself and her family. However, when school is back in session she no longer has the luxury of a full day to plan her meals, which leaves her feeling stressed about what she is...

Duration:00:50:17

How to Restart Your Healthy Habits After Losing a Loved One

8/7/2017
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Losing a parent is one of the toughest things you can go through in life. Getting yourself back on track can feel impossible for a long time. Bonnie was just getting her healthstyle together when her mom passed away. She was eating right, cut way back on sugar and was enjoying regular trips to the gym. Although she was able to maintain her healthy eating habits, her exercise routine has been completely derailed. The idea of feeling strong and looking fit no longer motivates her, and her...

Duration:00:42:20

How to Stop Being Wooed by Dieting When You Feel Out of Control

7/31/2017
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Leora enjoys learning about nutrition and discovering new healthy ingredients to try out. After years of study she has become very knowledgeable about what it takes to have a great healthstyle. However, over the past few years Leora has become aware that what starts out as an innocent hobby often turns into a coping mechanism for managing stress. When life gets hard Leora turns to the health blogs in search for a way to regain a sense of control. Trying out a new diet that promises optimal...

Duration:00:55:22

Too Tired to Maintain Your Healthy Habits? What to Do When You Are Not Sleeping Well

7/24/2017
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Despite enjoying her healthy habits, Chrissy often finds herself exhausted in the evenings and not motivated to cook dinner, even when she has ingredients already prepped. She reached out asking for strategies to curb this habit, since it can lead to a downward spiral of ordering takeout for weeks at a time. Sometimes an issue like this is a result of failing strategies, but for Chrissy it runs deeper. Her problem is that she doesn’t sleep well at night, and as a result is too tired to...

Duration:00:40:00

How to Stop Compulsively Eating Free Food

7/17/2017
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We have all been there. You walk into the break room at work or get to an event and there it is, a table full of free (and not-so-healthy) treats that are yours for the taking. For Kristen these moments trigger her into what she calls “opportunistic eating,” mindlessly eating food that would normally not appeal to her just because it is there. Kristen knows that this behavior is preventing her from dropping the last few pounds she would like to lose. She’s also missing out on enjoying better...

Duration:00:39:51

How to Stop Snacking at Your Stressful Job

7/10/2017
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Monica has a demanding job with hours that are continuously changing. She is responsible for producing original ideas at a moment's notice, which is very intellectually demanding. Although she enjoys her work, the stress of the job causes her to snack constantly whether she is hungry or not. It doesn’t help that her job is copywriting for fast food and snack companies and there are always plenty of treats around for her to indulge in whenever good ideas are not flowing. Monica knows that she...

Duration:00:45:12

How to Switch to Maintenance After Losing Weight Through Extreme Dieting

6/26/2017
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After successfully losing over seventy pounds on a meal replacement diet Cara has reached her ideal weight and is feeling great. But now she faces a new challenge: weight maintenance. Knowing that diets rarely work long-term and that she needs a more sustainable approach to her healthstyle she is ready to tackle the hard work. In Cara’s case, that means getting over one of her biggest fears. Cara hates cooking, but knows that learning how to prepare her own food is necessary in order for her...

Duration:00:48:37

How to Recognize Your Limiting Beliefs to Change an Unhealthy Behavior

6/19/2017
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Once or twice a week Allison and her husband decide to order take-out for dinner. They find fun reasons to celebrate, often making a night out of it by renting a movie and having a couple drinks to go along with the food delivery. It is a good time and sharing these moments together brings a lot of joy to their relationship. Theoretically there is nothing unhealthy about this behavior. But for Allison and her husband the problem is the amount of food that is ordered and how much of it is...

Duration:00:50:50