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Dietitians Unplugged Podcast

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.

Oct 29, 2018

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 PodcastThe 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 diet culture make eating so difficult for so many of us. You will not want to miss this episode (and we recommend the book highly too!).

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The Eating Instinct is available for pre-order now

Check out Virginia’s Comfort Food Podcast

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