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Hosted by award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, the Guilt-Free RD® - "because food shouldn't make you feel bad!" Join Melissa’s conversations with experts including researchers, academics, authors, dietitians and more as they delve into the science, psychology and strategies behind good food and nutrition. Guests like Dr. David Katz, Ellie Krieger, SciBabe, and Gretchen Rubin address topics including healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agriculture, farming, and other hot topics in the media. Walk away with credible information to help you make your own, well-informed nutrition decisions based on facts, not fear. For more information visit www.SoundBitesRD.com.

Hosted by award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, the Guilt-Free RD® - "because food shouldn't make you feel bad!" Join Melissa’s conversations with experts including researchers, academics, authors, dietitians and more as they delve into the science, psychology and strategies behind good food and nutrition. Guests like Dr. David Katz, Ellie Krieger, SciBabe, and Gretchen Rubin address topics including healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agriculture, farming, and other hot topics in the media. Walk away with credible information to help you make your own, well-informed nutrition decisions based on facts, not fear. For more information visit www.SoundBitesRD.com.
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Hosted by award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, the Guilt-Free RD® - "because food shouldn't make you feel bad!" Join Melissa’s conversations with experts including researchers, academics, authors, dietitians and more as they delve into the science, psychology and strategies behind good food and nutrition. Guests like Dr. David Katz, Ellie Krieger, SciBabe, and Gretchen Rubin address topics including healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agriculture, farming, and other hot topics in the media. Walk away with credible information to help you make your own, well-informed nutrition decisions based on facts, not fear. For more information visit www.SoundBitesRD.com.

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Episodes

100: Communicating Science in a Modern Media Environment – Dietram Scheufele

10/3/2018
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“Even if we’re highly informed and agree on the same information – that information means different things to each of us and we prioritize it differently.” Tune in as I talk with Dietram Scheufele, an expert in science communication who explains why information doesn’t change hearts and minds, how the current media environment affects our decision making and why language matters (and doesn’t matter). Get full show notes and more information: https://www.soundbitesrd.com/100

Duration:01:04:51

099: The Supermarket ‘Shopportunity’ for Dietitians and Consumers – Shari Steinbach

9/19/2018
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Tune in as two former supermarket dietitians dish about grocery shopping strategies, eating healthier on a budget, reducing food waste, career opportunities for dietitians, and the new resource: "Shopper Guidance in the Beef Case – From Confusion to Confidence.” Whether you’re a dietitian or a consumer, you’ll come away with specific tips and resources for buying, cooking and eating healthier. Get full show notes and more information here: https://www.soundbitesrd.com/99

Duration:00:50:00

098: Digging Into Soil Health, Weed Control & Glyphosate - Jennie Schmidt

9/5/2018
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Farmers have two options for weed control: herbicides or tillage. It’s a trade-off – one is not better than the other. In some regions, tillage can be more damaging than herbicides because of soil erosion. There are many options for herbicides – some are harsher, more toxic and more environmentally impactful than others. If you have questions and want details about sustainable agriculture, crop farming, pesticides and herbicides, soil preservation, and other modern farming issues, this...

Duration:01:09:56

097: Produce and Pesticides in Perspective – Teresa Thorne

8/22/2018
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Teresa Thorne is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Food and Farming, a non-profit organization comprised of both organic and conventional farmers. Join us as we explore one of the most important topics in nutrition: produce and pesticides. We discuss organic and conventional produce, regulations and safety standards, Farmer's Market Guide to safety, the pesticide residue calculator, how to wash your produce, and other important tips for enjoying more produce every day. Get full...

Duration:00:49:23

096: A Generational Approach to Diabetes (& Low Calorie Sweeteners) – Toby Smithson

8/8/2018
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Today’s show is all about taking a look at diabetes through a generational lens. Everyone managing diabetes has a different perspective and experience and my guest, good friend and fellow dietitian and diabetes educator, Toby Smithson is here to educate us on the differences and the similarities among different generations as well as the latest research on low calorie sweeteners. This information will help everyone better understand how people can live well with diabetes. Get full show...

Duration:00:48:32

095: Boys & Body Image – Heather Mangieri & Amy Reed

7/25/2018
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We are beginning to see more body diversity for girls and women in the media and social media…But what about boys? What messages are they getting about body size/shape and what images are they seeing? What can parents, coaches and healthcare professionals do to be more aware and supportive? My guests today, Heather Mangieri and Amy Reed, help me work through these questions and more around boys and body image. Get full show notes and more information here: https://www.soundbitesrd.com/95

Duration:01:04:40

094: The (Whole) Truth About Grains - Julie Miller Jones

7/11/2018
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Have you heard that carbs are bad for you? Have you heard that whole grains are good for you? Would you be surprised to find out that it’s not that simple? In fact, there’s a lot more to the story than simple carbs vs. complex carbs. Dr. Julie Miller Jones has been conducting research, teaching nutrition and food science, and presenting to audiences all over the world for decades and she shares her wit and wisdom with us today about grains from research to myths and everything in...

Duration:01:33:36

093: Learn, Connect, Engage: Peer Support Communities

6/20/2018
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Diabetes is a 24/7 disease and that means making important management decisions anytime, anywhere. Working with a diabetes educator or other healthcare professional is key, but the few hours many are able to spend with them isn't enough. Peer support communities can help fill in the gap. Tune in to hear what value you can gain from, or give to, these communities. Get full show notes and more information here: https://www.soundbitesrd.com/93

Duration:00:51:49

092: Celebrities, Pop Culture & Pseudoscience - Timothy Caulfield

6/6/2018
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Fake news and fearmongering are pervasive in the nutrition and health arena. Pseudoscience not only erodes critical thinking, it can cause real physical harm and sometimes death. Tune in to hear my conversation with health and law expert, Timothy Caulfield, about the power of pop culture, celebrity influence and the use of “science-y” language that confuses the public and gives the veneer of legitimacy. Get full show notes and more information here: https://www.soundbitesrd.com/92

Duration:00:57:09

091: Food Allergies at School – Sherry Coleman Collins

5/23/2018
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Understanding food allergies can be the difference between life and death in our schools – and that’s not just limited to those affected by peanut allergies. Sherry Coleman Collins has first-hand experience of the school food nutrition environment, carefully navigating the 6% to 8% of children affected to avoid unpredictable anaphylaxis caused by some foods you might never have thought of as allergens. Tune in and discover what schools are implementing to address food allergies, what they...

Duration:00:38:02

090: The Hamilton Cookbook - Laura Kumin

5/8/2018
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For all the Hamilton fans out there: How does a lawyer, teacher, mother-would-know food blogger, living in our nation’s capital, grow up to be a hero and Hamilton cookbook author? What’s her name, man? Her name is Laura Kumin and although there’s a million things she hasn’t done, when it comes to The Hamilton Cookbook, we don’t have to ‘wait for it’ any longer! Laura’s new cookbook takes you into Hamilton’s home and to his table, with historical information, recipes, and tips on how you can...

Duration:00:58:28

089: Tomorrow’s Table – Pam Ronald

4/24/2018
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If you've heard that GMOs are bad, I want to introduce you to Pamela Ronald. She's a plant geneticist who is married to an organic farmer and they co-authored the book Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. This "strange marriage" can teach us all about the power of considering all tools, technology and innovations to reach our common goal for the future of sustainable agriculture and our planet. This is a must-listen episode! Get full show notes and more...

Duration:00:51:35

088: Fertility Foods – Liz Shaw & Sara Haas

4/10/2018
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Although there's no magic bullet to overcome infertility, evidence shows that good nutrition can support fertility and healthy pregnancies in every stage. Join Sara Haas, Liz Shaw and me as we discuss how learning more about nutrition can empower you on the sometimes difficult and stressful journey of infertility. And make sure to stick around to the end to hear Liz's really exciting news! Get full show notes and more information here: https://www.soundbitesrd.com/88

Duration:00:50:30

087: A Digital Health Success Story – Candy Barnes

3/20/2018
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Candy Barnes owns an architectural design company in Virginia Beach, Virginia. To her surprise, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes a little over a year ago. Her hemoglobin A1c at diagnosis was over 11% (which means her average blood sugar was above 300 mg/dL) and was immediately put on insulin. Candy was very motivated to take care of herself and was able to do so with the help of a digital health tool called BlueStar. Her background in home economics and her desire to enjoy her...

Duration:00:47:53

086: In the Kitchen with Vicki Shanta Retelny

3/6/2018
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“My dream as both a mother and a registered dietitian nutritionist is for families to start small by cooking together one day a week and then adding another day. Pretty soon you’ll be planning your weekly menu together! I especially want kids to dabble in the kitchen to experiment with new foods and learn basic cooking skills.” – Vicki Shanta Retelny Vicki Shanta Retelny is The Lifestyle Nutritionist. She is a Chicago-area nutrition professional, media and culinary consultant, and a mom of...

Duration:00:57:06

085: Digestive Peace of Mind – Kate Scarlata

2/20/2018
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“IBS patients experience such life-altering symptoms that they report being willing to give up to 25% of their remaining life for a treatment that offers symptom relief (according to an international survey).” – Kate Scarlata Kate Scarlata is a registered dietitian and NY Times Best Selling author with expertise in digestive health. Her new book, The Low FODMAP Diet: Step by Step, was published in December 2017. Kate launched a grassroots campaign called “I Believe in Your Story” which...

Duration:00:44:01

084: The Freakonomics of Food – Jayson Lusk

2/6/2018
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“Food and agriculture innovation doesn’t come only from Monsanto, Cargill, and McDonald’s. It comes from students, nonprofit scientists, university professors, and struggling entrepreneurs. Fostering an environment that is hostile to innovation and growth in food and agriculture not only thwarts the plans of Big Food but also makes it harder for scientists to get their innovations to market.” – Jayson Lusk Jayson Lusk is a food and agricultural economist who studies what we eat and why we...

Duration:00:53:20

083: Body Kindness – Rebecca Scritchfield

1/23/2018
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“Happiness is a health issue. This is the founding principle of my first book which aims to teach women how to work with their bodies, treat themselves with empathy, and embrace this truth: You cannot be on a diet and be kind to yourself at the same time.” – Rebecca Scritchfield Rebecca Scritchfield is a registered dietitian, certified exercise physiologist, author of the book Body Kindness: Transform Your Health From the Inside Out—and Never Say Diet Again, and host of the Body Kindness...

Duration:01:02:08

082: Food & Fitness After 50 – Chris Rosenbloom

1/9/2018
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“It’s never too late to eat well, move well and be well. And it doesn’t have to be hard, either. Too many people think it’s “too hard, or too expensive, or too time consuming, or too late” but it isn’t! Small steps toward food and fitness can reap big rewards. People over 50 are interested in nutrition and health but they don’t know where to get credible, common sense information – that’s why this book was born!” – Dr. Chris Rosenbloom Dr. Chris Rosenbloom wanted to be a dietitian since she...

Duration:01:03:06

081: Behind the Scenes – Melissa Joy Dobbins

12/19/2017
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I’m taking you behind the scenes of my show today! Find out what’s in store for the show in 2018, which episodes are my faves and which ones are rated most popular. Get answers to some questions I’m often asked but haven’t discussed before on the show. Learn what I think the secret sauce is and if I’m going to monetize the show! Be sure to take my survey – I would love to hear your feedback!! On my Sound Bites Podcast I delve into the science, the psychology and the strategies behind good...

Duration:00:26:36