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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

127: Why You Should Switch to NonToxic Cleaners with Allison Evans of Branch Basics

11/15/2019
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A powerful and often forgot about way to take care of ourselves is through the products we use in our homes. Today on the podcast, we have Allison Evans, one of the founders of the nontoxic cleaning company Branch Basics. Allison Evans is a co-founder of Branch Basics and lives in Texas. After experiencing a health crisis during her junior year of college and traveling to specialists across the country to seek relief from chronic pain and motor impairments, Allison finally experienced...

Duration:00:42:01

126: How to Stop Binge Eating (When You Give Yourself Unconditional Permission to Eat)

11/12/2019
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So many of you have been telling me that you’ve been scared off from intuitive eating because when you try to make peace with food and give yourself the unconditional permission to eat all foods, you then begin binge eating those foods once deemed off limits. Today’s podcast episode defines what is binge eating, why it happens for some as they begin their intuitive eating journey and how to stop binge eating through realizing what is causing it. Get Victoria’s FREE E-BOOK ON HOW TO EAT...

Duration:00:11:40

125: How to Make Yourself Healthier Through In-Person Relationships with Sarah and Jenna of Hello Wellness

11/8/2019
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As curators of nationwide wellness events, Hello Wellness, Sarah and Jenna are dedicated to fostering in-person connections between like-minded people. Why? Because they’ve seen and felt firsthand how people can become happier and healthier versions of themselves by cultivating relationships. In this episode we discuss: -How Sarah and Jenna met originally and how this manifested into a business years later -Why Sarah and Jenna felt the need to start a company that takes online...

Duration:00:32:46

124: Don't Make These Common Mistakes in Your Intuitive Eating Journey

11/5/2019
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Don't make these two common mistakes in your intuitive eating journey: getting all your information about intuitive eating from a social media source and going through this journey alone! Today's podcast episode is to share why these common mistakes will make the process harder for you, and tips and strategies to utilize in order to make your own intuitive eating journey easier, simpler and quicker. Get Victoria’s FREE E-BOOK ON HOW TO EAT FOR HORMONES. Victoria’s favorite Primally...

Duration:00:09:10

123: Q&A on Intuitive Eating and Motherhood with Lex Daddio

11/1/2019
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Lex Daddio is back on the show today! Lex Daddio is the primary content creator and inspiring influencer behind @restoringradiance and Restore Your Radiance. She is such a bright light, and gives tips on intuitive eating and shares tons of ideas, recipes and resources for cooking and enjoying food. The last time she came on she was pregnant and we chatted intuitive eating during pregnancy. Since then, she had a baby and is now pregnant with a second baby, and I’ve also had a baby! So we...

Duration:00:53:30

122: Is It Healthy Eating or Orthorexia?

10/29/2019
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Orthorexia is an eating disorder on the rise, and while it’s not in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual just yet, its a valid, real issue we need to address. This eating disorder is picking up in speed, especially due to the cultural fixation we have on clean eating. In this episode, we discuss: Basic definition of OrthorexiaWarning signs and symptoms you may be struggling with orthorexiaSpecific examples I’ve seen in clinical practice of orthorexiaA self help test from Dr. BratmanWhat...

Duration:00:18:38

121: How to Make Peace with Weight Gain

10/25/2019
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The longer I do this work, the more I realize how much the fear of weight gain is one of the absolute, biggest predictors of why we fear intuitive eating. And I get it- I really do. I learned about intuitive eating way before I actually began my permission stage, meaning I rejected the belief that I needed to diet and gave myself unconditional permission to eat all foods, and truly listen to my body. If you are trying to start this journey, there are a few factors that you are going to...

Duration:00:30:54

120: 5 Steps to Move Past Perfectionism

10/22/2019
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Anytime I talk about perfectionism on the podcast, you love the episodes and I totally get it! Its something that I struggled with, and while I consider myself a recovering perfectionist for the most part, it is still something I always have to challenge. Perfectionism can often be one of the root problems surrounding disordered eating and orthorexia, so its an important mindset shift to work through and move past for this, but even if you don’t struggle with your relationship with food, its...

Duration:00:23:28

119: On Adulting and What a Panic Attack Feels Like with Katina Mountanos

10/18/2019
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Katina Mountanos is the founder of On Adulting, a viral blog and community of over 20,000 millennials who are figuring out how to navigate adulthood in a conscious, happy way (@onadulting). She is also a mindset coach, certified yoga + meditation teacher, and start up advisor. Her work has featured on HuffPost, Fast Company, Teen Vogue, Elite Daily, Mindbodygreen, and others. She started her career in environmental sustainability at Goldman Sachs, and since then has helped dozens of humans...

Duration:00:48:48

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