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Welcome to the Dietitians Unplugged Podcast with Aaron Flores and Glenys Oyston. Join us as we explore the idea of health and wellness from a new perspective. Each episode we will discuss topics that we hope to help you improve your health, body image and fitness without obsessing on the scale or counting calories. We believe in Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and we want to help you build the confidence to ditch the scale, and embrace your health without shaming your body.

Welcome to the Dietitians Unplugged Podcast with Aaron Flores and Glenys Oyston. Join us as we explore the idea of health and wellness from a new perspective. Each episode we will discuss topics that we hope to help you improve your health, body image and fitness without obsessing on the scale or counting calories. We believe in Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and we want to help you build the confidence to ditch the scale, and embrace your health without shaming your body.
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Welcome to the Dietitians Unplugged Podcast with Aaron Flores and Glenys Oyston. Join us as we explore the idea of health and wellness from a new perspective. Each episode we will discuss topics that we hope to help you improve your health, body image and fitness without obsessing on the scale or counting calories. We believe in Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and we want to help you build the confidence to ditch the scale, and embrace your health without shaming your body.

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Episodes

Episode 47 - Binge Eating Disorder: A Journey to Recovery and Beyond with Chevese Turner and Amy Pershing

11/16/2018
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In this episode, Aaron and Glenys interviewed two leaders in the Binge Eating Disorder (BED) and Health at Every Size® community, Amy Pershing and Chevese Turner to discuss their new book Binge Eating Disorder: A Journey to Recovery and Beyond. They discuss the book and share valuable insights into the treatment and recovery from BED. These two people have so much wisdom and this is a must listen for any clinician or individual who wants to know more about the treatment of BED. Binge Eating...

Duration:00:53:13

Episode 46 - Exploring The Eating Instinct with Virginia Sole Smith

10/29/2018
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Aaron and Glenys talk to journalist Virginia Sole-Smith, author of The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image and Guilt in America. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Elle and many other publications. She’s also a contributing editor with Parents Magazine and co-host of the Comfort Food Podcast. The Eating Instinct begins with the story of how Virginia’s daughter lost the ability to eat by mouth and then delves deep into a profound exploration of how food and...

Duration:00:46:29

Episode 45 - We Discuss Tess Holiday on Cosmo, SELF Magazine, and being Anti-Diet Dietitians

10/10/2018
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Aaron and Glenys get together to talk about the sensation and then backlash of Tess Holiday of Cosmo; SELF magazine’s recent evolution toward Health at Every Size; how we help our clients define “health” for themselves; and what being a non-diet dietitian means to us. Show notes: Why Piers Morgan sucks SELF Magazine’s Weight Issue (HAES friendly) More about Aaron www.bvmrd.com More about Glenys www.daretonotdiet.com

Duration:00:55:58

Episode 44 - Changing the Narratives of Eating Disorders with Filmmaker Elizabeth Ayiku

8/22/2018
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Aaron and Glenys welcomed Elizabeth Ayiku to the Podcast to share her story about her eating disorder experience as well as her work as a filmmaker. Her current project is a feature film about a woman of color living who is struggling with an eating disorder, going trough treatment while also juggling her career. This independent film is a passion project of Elizabeth's and we are asking out listeners to help support her project to bring this story to light. To contribute to Elizabeth's...

Duration:00:45:47

Episode 43 - Healing through Dance with Queer Fat Femme Bevin

8/8/2018
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Aaron and Glenys talk to Queer Fat Femme Bevin of Fat Kid Dance Party about how she's helping people heal from body oppression through fun and accessible dance classes. A childhood of bullying because of her weight kept her off the dance floor until she found body liberation activism, the idea that all bodies are worthy of love no matter what. She has been reclaiming dance floors along with teaching, performing and writing about body liberation for over fifteen years. She is an AFAA...

Duration:00:52:44

Episode 42 - Practicing Mindful Self-Compassion with Cori Rosenthal, LMFT

7/25/2018
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Aaron and Glenys talk to Cori Rosenthal, a mindfulness-based marriage and family therapist, meditation and mindful eating teacher about introducing mindfulness and self-compassion in your self-care routine. Cori shares with us her experience of dieting since childhood and the critical inner voice she finally came to recognize after practicing mindfulness. She explains the neurobiology of our brains on mindfulness and how it can truly change the way our brains function in a positive way that...

Duration:01:05:56

Episode 41 - Mindfulness for Diabetes Self-Care with Megrette Fletcher

7/11/2018
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Aaron and Glenys dive deep in to a discussion on non-diet, HAES-based care for diabetes with Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDE. Megrette is a certified diabetes educator who provides non-weight-focused education for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes, and teaches other professionals how to provide this care as well. Founder of the Center for Mindful Eating, Megrette advocates for pleasurable, mindful eating and shame reduction to help manage blood sugars instead of restriction and weight...

Duration:00:59:08

Episode 40 - Body Image Work is Crucial

5/21/2018
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Should dietitians talk about body image with their clients? Aaron and Glenys discuss how this can be a difficult topic to broach with clients, but how it is essential to the work of making peace with food. Both share their experiences in talking about body image and weight stigma with clients and how it helps to move the work of finding peace with food forward. Aaron and Glenys also do a quick review of how they ended up at a place of Health at Every Size in their personal lives and in their...

Duration:00:41:23

Episode 39 - Is Sugar Addiction a Real Thing? with Tiffany Haug

5/15/2018
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Ever wonder if you’re addicted to sugar? Or some other kind of food? Aaron and Glenys talk to Tiffany Haug, MS, RD, EDOC, who breaks down the science of addiction and why your diet history makes all the difference in how you approach highly palatable foods. Tiffany also talks about the problem with how food addiction is studied and the problems with the Yale Food Addiction Scale. Find Tiffany Haug here More About Aaron: www.bvmrd.com More About Glenys: www.daretonotdiet.com

Duration:00:47:49

Episode 38 - ED Treatment for Marginalized People with Gloria Lucas

4/16/2018
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Aaron and Glenys were thrilled to welcome to the podcast Gloria Lucas, founder of Nalgona Positivity Pride (NPP). Gloria shares her story of how and why she came to found NPP, which provides eating disorder resources to marginalized communities. She also talks about how eating disorder communities must learn to do better to include people of color into the discussion and make treatment more available and inclusive of marginalized people. Also discussed: the role of colonialism in historical...

Duration:00:41:22

Episode 37 - Aaron and Glenys Tackle Their Inner Critics

4/2/2018
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We all have an inner critic. Sometimes this little voice can be really helpful in keeping us safe...but sometimes it can hold us back or send us damaging and unhelpful thoughts. Aaron and Glenys talk about their own inner critics, how they manifest, and how they deal with them. This is a truly unplugged (and sometimes unhinged!) discussion that we're sure you'll enjoy and hopefully will give you a few more tools for your self-care toolbox. More about Aaron www.bvmrd.com More about Glenys...

Duration:00:34:33

Episode 36 - You are More than Your Body with Summer Innanen

3/19/2018
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In this episode, Aaron and Glenys talk to Summer Innanen about body image and finding your value outside of your body. Summer is a professionally trained coach specializing in body image, self-worth, and confidence. She helps women all over the world through her private and group coaching to break out of the diet culture cage and cultivate their inner, rampant untameability so they can wear, say and do what they want. She is the best-selling author of Body Image Remix, creator of the You, On...

Duration:00:45:30

Episode 35 - Metaphors & Storytelling in healing Eating Disorders with Dr. Anita Johnston

2/26/2018
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Glenys and Aaron were thrilled to have a chance to talk to Dr. Anita Johnston, author of the book Eating in the Light of the Moon. This book is an amazing resource for those struggling with eating difficulties of all kinds. Our interview focused on how Dr. Johnston was first exposed to metaphor as a way of healing, and how this can be a source for a deeper understanding of our behaviors. She also takes a deep dive into the discussing the popular “log metaphor” from her book and why it...

Duration:00:52:54

Episdoe 34 - Healthism vs. Self-Care with Lucy Aphramor

2/5/2018
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Aaron and Glenys were so excited to speak to Radical Dietitian, Lucy Aphramor. She discussed her journey from traditional dietitian to one who is trauma-informed and emphasizing self-care instead of health behaviors and her new passion, poetry. As a Radical Dietitian, she's focusing on deep roots of what causes judgement, war and shame. Her use of language is inspiring and we hope that you find Lucy's work as inspiring as we...

Duration:00:45:31

Episode 33 - Dressing the Plus Size Man with Bruce Sturgell

1/22/2018
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We welcome Bruce Sturgell to the podcast to discuss dressing plus size men. Bruce is the founder of Chubstr and has made it his work to help bring a voice to plus size mens fashion. Bruce talks about how he came to found the fashion and lifestyle website Chubstr and the recent advances in large mens' fashion. Bruce also discusses his new YouTube show SizedUp. Plus size fashion has had a strong female representation, and now Bruce is helping bring an additional perspective to the world of...

Duration:00:46:57

Episode 32 - Plus-Size Dating with Krista Niles

1/2/2018
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Let’s face it: finding love is not easy, and it can feel even harder – maybe even impossible – when you’re dating while plus-size in a fat-phobic world. That’s why we asked psychotherapist and dating expert Krista Niles to talk with us about the challenges of plus-size dating in this episode of Dietitians Unplugged. Krista gave us the goods on everything: dating profile photos, body image issues, dealing with fat fetishists, weight stigma and fat acceptance stats in dating, first dates, the...

Duration:01:04:50

Episode 31 - From Eating Disorder to Intuitive Eating with Robyn Goldberg, RD

12/15/2017
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Aaron and Glenys talk to their friend, dietitian Robyn Goldberg, about eating disorders and the progression people take to intuitive eating. We discuss learning to connect with body signals, finding satisfaction with food, the challenges of being in a larger body with an ED, the resistance of health care practitioners to Health at Every Size® and more in this informative episode. Learn more about Robyn at her webiste: AskAboutFood.com Follow Robyn on Instagram:...

Duration:00:38:53

Episode 30 - Dr. Linda Bacon Talks Body Respect

12/4/2017
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Aaron and Glenys talk to Dr. Linda Bacon, professor, researcher, acclaimed international speaker, and author of the two best-selling books, Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, or Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight, (co-authored with Dr. Lucy Aphramor), and Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight. Dr. Bacon is changing lives through her teaching, research, writing, and transformative workshops and seminars. In this episode, we talk...

Duration:00:34:06

Episode 29 — Dana Sturtevant and the Rant Heard Around the World

11/20/2017
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Aaron and Glenys spend some time talking to Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD about how she met her business partner Hilary Kinavey, MS, LPC and how they started Be Nourished. We also discuss an amazing rant that Dana posted online a while back about how the influence of diet culture permeates our world and infiltrates the discussions of some of those who we look up to for influence and support in our journey to love wholeheartedly. Along with gems of knowledge about healthism and weigh inclusivity,...

Duration:00:56:01

Episode 28 – Kai Hibbard Celebrates the End of The Biggest Loser

10/4/2017
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Aaron and Glenys talk to former The Biggest Loser contestant Kai Hibbard (season 3). Kai talks about her time on the show and her transformation from diet addict to anti-diet rebel and body positive advocate. She also tells us about how she learned how to advocate for herself with medical professionals in the face of an undiagnosed illness, her body positive inspirations, how anger is a fuel for activism, and her advice for TV networks looking to exploit fat people. Content Warning:...

Duration:01:00:06