Aaron and Glenys interview someone they have admired for quite some time, Vivienne McMaster. She created a program called Be Your Own Beloved which is an online program to help people make peace with how they see themselves in photos. We discuss how she came to develop the program and what she's learned through this process. If you are looking at ways to help improve your body image, this episode is for you!
Glenys and Aaron let it all out as they discuss a show that epitomizes our diet culture, NBC's "The Biggest Loser". They start by reviewing an article in the New York Times that reviews some of the latest research on how contestants' metabolisms have yet to recover even six years after being on the show. Glenys and Aaron also discuss this article from the New York Times about why you should never diet again. Lastly, they were so happy to quote one their favorite HAES® colleagues, Deb Burgard in this great article. Take a listen to this very important episode -- it might be the one you need to hear before you consider going on your next "diet"