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Nourishing Women Podcast is hosted by Meg Dixon and Victoria Myers. Meg and Victoria are registered dietitians, owners and founders of the integrative nutrition practice, Nourishing Minds Nutrition. Blending evidenced based research with ancestral wisdom, Meg and Victoria give you real life advice on all things nutrition, health, wellness and so much more. They specialize in helping women ditch the diets, heal their digestion, regulate their hormones and learn to balance holistic living without obsession. We guarantee you'll be entertained, enlightened, inspired!

Nourishing Women Podcast is hosted by Meg Dixon and Victoria Myers. Meg and Victoria are registered dietitians, owners and founders of the integrative nutrition practice, Nourishing Minds Nutrition. Blending evidenced based research with ancestral wisdom, Meg and Victoria give you real life advice on all things nutrition, health, wellness and so much more. They specialize in helping women ditch the diets, heal their digestion, regulate their hormones and learn to balance holistic living without obsession. We guarantee you'll be entertained, enlightened, inspired!
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Nourishing Women Podcast is hosted by Meg Dixon and Victoria Myers. Meg and Victoria are registered dietitians, owners and founders of the integrative nutrition practice, Nourishing Minds Nutrition. Blending evidenced based research with ancestral wisdom, Meg and Victoria give you real life advice on all things nutrition, health, wellness and so much more. They specialize in helping women ditch the diets, heal their digestion, regulate their hormones and learn to balance holistic living without obsession. We guarantee you'll be entertained, enlightened, inspired!

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Episodes

118: 5 Misconceptions About Intuitive Eating (and the Truth Answered!)

10/15/2019
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Honestly, I came up with way more than 5 misconceptions about intuitive eating when I was outlining this episode, because there are so many! Intuitive eating is nuanced and complicated for sure, but what makes it even more messy is the misinformation and misconceptions surrounding it. In today’s episode we explore 5 misconceptions and the truths about what intuitive eating is actually all about. Misconceptions that we debunk in today’s episode. Intuitive eating is anti-health.Intuitive...

Duration:00:12:43

117: Adaptogens 101 and How to Use Them

10/11/2019
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Adaptogens are all the rage right now, and this is one of the few health trends that I’m here for! Adaptogens are naturally occurring, nontoxic plant substances such as herbs, roots, spices and even mushrooms that have been used traditionally by Aruvedya (the sister science to yoga and 5,000 year old practice of medicine in India), Chinese medicine, and in Northern European countries for thousands of years. While common in Eastern medicine and application, they are picking up in the West and...

Duration:00:32:42

116: Let's Talk About Your Relationship with Social Media

10/8/2019
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This episode marks an exciting update to the show, we are now offering two episodes a week! Tuesday episodes will be shorter in length and Friday episodes will include personal life updates again and usual business updates, and then share the longer length episodes. I’m also thinking Tuesday episodes will be more of thought based conversations and Friday episodes will be for guests or educational, step by step, or more science driven episodes. I promise I’ll always have episodes on Friday...

Duration:00:13:19

115: The Pros and Cons of the Whole 30 Diet with Megan Perez RD/N

10/4/2019
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On the podcast today we have back on the show Megan Perez, one of the dietitians at Nourishing Minds Nutrition. In this episode, Megan shares her feedback and personal experience trying the whole 30 diet, and how this is not a non-diet approach. We review who the diet was created for, the pros, cons and major takeaways from her experience implementing it. Overall, our goal is to show you that no external sources that tell you what you can and cannot eat is true intuitive eating, and that...

Duration:00:46:07

114: From Fed Up with Diet Culture to Food Freedom with Dylan Murphy RD/N

9/27/2019
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Today on the podcast we have with us Dylan Murphy. Dylan Murphy is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist working in private practice in Nashville, TN. Living in a diet saturated world, she knows it can be overwhelming to determine what a healthy relationship with food looks like. Women are constantly fed lies that happiness is found in the size of their jeans, the number on the scale and the cups of celery juices they can drink in a day. Her passion is to help women ditch the nonsense of diets...

Duration:00:42:00

113: What Happens in the Body When You Lose Your Period with Kelsey Pukala RD/N

9/20/2019
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Dietitian at Nourishing Minds Nutrition, Kelsey Pukala, is back on the show, this time to help explain to you what happens in the body when you lose your period. Kelsey shares in detail: How the menstrual cycle worksLong term health consequences of not having a periodHow the HPG axis works to create a periodWhat affects the HPG axisHow food, exercise, sleep and stress can shut off the HPG axis and cause hypothalamic amennorhea References from episode: No Period, Now What...

Duration:00:39:37

112: Food Freedom and Modern Mindful Eating with Lisa Hayim RD/N

9/13/2019
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In this episode we have back with us guest Lisa Hayim. Lisa is a registered dietitian and nutritionist who helps her community discover food freedom and learn modern mindful eating with her Instagram account, blog and online course Fork the Noise Fundamentals. We discuss in this episode: -Lisa’s journey with disordered eating and how she discovered food freedom -What are food fears and specific tools you can use to let go of the fear and have freedom around food choices -How disordered...

Duration:00:51:16

111: Q&A Preparing for Pregnancy, Elimination Protocols for PCOS and How to Get Your Period Back

9/6/2019
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Today on the show we answer three listener questions on preparing mentally and physically for pregnancy, how to know when its time to do an elimination diet for PCOS and how to get your period back besides the basic concept of eat more and exercise less. Information discussed in the episode: Here’s the FREE E-BOOK ON HOW TO EAT FOR YOUR HORMONES. SIGN UP FOR THE PERIOD PEACE WORKSHOP. Hosted on Saturday, September 28th at 11am EST this workshop is for any woman who wants to feel...

Duration:00:29:31

BONUS Episode: Announcing the Period Peace Workshop (Tickets Now Available!)

9/4/2019
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Sharing a super special bonus episode with you today to officially announce Period Peace Workshop tickets are now available. The workshop will be held live and virtual on Saturday, September 28th at 11am EST. LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE WORKSHOP.

Duration:00:07:06

110: How the Menstrual Cycle Works and How to Track It

8/30/2019
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Did you know your hormones are in constant shift throughout your monthly cycle? No wonder we feel different throughout different times of the month! Today’s episode goes over in detail how your menstrual cycle works, including what hormones and what body parts are involved with your period bleed monthly. Then, we go over how to track your menstrual cycle through the sympothermal method of Fertility Awareness Method. By using our body’s signals and symptoms, we can predict and then confirm...

Duration:00:24:04

109: Exploring the low FODMAP diet and Who Benefits From It

8/23/2019
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Today’s episode we come back to a popular conversation on the podcast, digestion. Have you ever heard of the low FODMAP diet? It’s an evidenced based diet plan that has been clinically shown to reduce symptoms in 3 out of 4 people with IBS. But there’s a lot of confusion and misconceptions around the diet, including how long to follow it. GET THE FULL SHOWNOTES: https://www.victoriamyers.net/blog/nwp-episode-109 FREE EBOOK ON HOW TO EAT FOR HORMONES HERE.

Duration:00:27:00

108: Treating Health Conditions with Intuitive Eating

8/16/2019
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This episode is a long time in the making! The most FAQ I receive about both intuitive eating and the health at every size framework is this: is intuitive eating actually healthy for you? And can you practice it with a health condition? This episode answers these questions for you and details through: The research behind Intuitive Eating and Health at Every SizeLimitations of weight loss researchIntuitive Eating (IE) and Health at Every Size (HAES) are NOT anti-healthHow IE and HAES...

Duration:00:47:48

107: Our Birth Story with Special Guest Nick Myers

8/9/2019
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This episode is a special one! Victoria and Nick share their birth story of having their daughter in a hospital and what happened along the way. This story is a great example of blending holistic, natural methods with medical interventions when needed. They share the days leading up to going into labor, laboring at home, using a doula during childbirth and why it was beneficial, what kind of support was helpful, how to create a dream team for your delivery, pros and cons to giving birth in a...

Duration:00:55:25

106: Intuitive Eating Principles, Part 2

8/2/2019
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We finish going over the Intuitive Eating Principles in this episode including: discover the satisfaction factor, cope with emotions without using food, respect your body, exercise feel the difference and honor your health with gentle nutrition. Victoria provides personal and clinical experience and advice, as well as recommending different tools you can use as you work through the Intuitive Eating principles. This episode details: Allowing pleasure and satisfaction to be part of your...

Duration:00:39:39

105: Intuitive Eating Principles: Part 1

7/26/2019
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In today’s episode, we go over the first five principles of Intuitive Eating: reject diet mentality, honor your hunger, make peace with food, challenge the food police and feel your fullness. Come back next week for part 2 for an explanation of the last five Intuitive Eating principles and final thoughts on intuitive eating from Victoria. This episode details: What is diet mentality and diet cultureIdeas for ways to reject diet mentality and questions to ask yourself to see if you...

Duration:00:28:12

104: Fat Discrimination and Oppression by Diet Culture with Virgie Tovar

7/19/2019
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In today’s episode we explore the topic of fat discrimination and oppression by diet culture with author of You Have the Right to Remain Fat and expert on body justice and fat activist, Virgie Tovar. We discuss: Virgie’s story of how she became an expert in fat discrimination and sexuality studiesWhat is fat phobia and how to recognize itHow diet culture is a form of oppressionWays that diet culture is bigotryHow we can be better allies for fat acceptanceWhat is internalized inferiority...

Duration:00:49:50

103: Meg’s Final Episode + Sustainability Q&A

7/12/2019
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Today’s podcast is a bittersweet one as its an end of an era, this episode is Meg’s final episode as a podcast co-host. In the intro, Victoria shares why as well as what you can expect from the podcast going forward. For Meg’s final episode, Victoria and Meg answer your questions on sustainability. Listener Questions answered in this episode: Is there a company where we can send old clothes and they'd reuse and recycle the textiles?Your advice for hosting a clothing exchange.Which...

Duration:00:51:26

102: Why Sleep Matters to Your Health and How to Improve It with Megan Perez RD/N, LD/N

7/5/2019
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Megan Perez, dietitian at Nourishing Minds Nutrition, is back on the podcast today sharing her insight into why sleep matters for your overall health and wellness and how to improve it. Topics discussed: Why sleep is important for our health and functioningHow sleep affects hormones and digestionWhy it has made such an impact on my health and in my life recentlyCommon reasons we have trouble sleepingHow sleep is impacted by our circadian rhythm and the four cycles of sleep.The negative...

Duration:00:39:15

101: Mental Health, Navigating Wellness and Empowering Women with Shanna Tyler

6/28/2019
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Shanna Tyler is an online life + biz coach for entrepreneurial women and podcast host of The Self Soul Sport Podcast. Based in New York City, she loves connecting with girlbosses from all over the world to build their brand + biz with clarity, accountability, and community. Shanna believes that you can do it and have it all -- from pursuing a life of passion, cultivating a supportive network, and making money doing what you love! You can find her Instagram keepin it really real or her...

Duration:00:45:09

Ep. 100: Disordered Eating as a Root Cause to Digestive Issues with Kelsey Pukala RD/N, LD/N

6/21/2019
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Today on the podcast, we have one of our amazing dietitians at Nourishing Minds Nutrition, Kelsey Pukala, back on the show to explain how disordered eating can be a root cause to digestive issues. In today’s episode we detail through: An explanation to what is disordered eatingWhat kind of digestive issues you can experience with disordered eatingWhy and how disordered eating can lead to digestive issuesWhy we don’t use elimination diets and food sensitivity testing in our practiceGeneral...

Duration:00:40:26