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Don't Salt My Game | With Laura Thomas, PhD

Join Registered Nutritionist Laura Thomas, PhD for conversations with game changers. Laura talks to people in wellness, foodies, bloggers, entrepreneurs from cool brands, creatives, nutritionists, doctors, body positivity people, mindfulness experts, and anyone else who is shaking up the wellness world, to find out how they stay on top of their game – and to help you do you, but better. It’s not all handstands and courgetti though - she and her guests aren’t afraid to dig deep into the darker side of wellness and WILL call BS on weird, faddy trends, that don’t have any legitimacy or scientific merit. Fresh pods every Friday. #dontsaltmygame
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Feb 16, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the past several weeks, I have posted two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. Make sure you go back and have a listen. How To Just Eat It is out now! 

 

In today’s episode I’m talking to Kimmie Singh, MS, RD, who is a is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at LK Nutrition, a Health at Every Size® nutrition private practice based in New York City that supports people with eating disorders, disordered eating, and anyone seeking for support in healing their relationship with food and body. Kimmie has a passion for Intuitive Eating and weight-inclusive nutrition and is currently the treasurer for the Association for Size Diversity and Health; as well as an active member of the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians. In this episode we’re talking about ‘the next steps’ of intuitive eating.

 

In this episode we talk about:

 

  • How we can make Body Positivity and Intuitive Eating more accessible & inclusive
  • Oppressive systems and their part to play in Intuitive Eating
  • Barriers to Intuitive Eating
  • How Intuitive Eating might feel unsafe to some folks
  • The relationship between cultural assimilation and diet culture 
  • Social justice & equality
  • Looking beyond our own personal Intuitive Eating process
  • Clinical vs Emotional understanding

 

Kimmie shares her insight on the complexities behind making Intuitive Eating more inclusive, as well as sharing advice on why it’s so important to listen to clients on an individual, human-to-human level if they express concern around Intuitive Eating.

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Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

 

Guest Information:

Kimmie Singh - Instagram Website Podcast

 

Resources Mentioned:

Fearing The Black Body - Sabrina Strings

The Body is Not an Apology - Sonya Renee Taylor

My Black Body Podcast - Rawiyah Tariq and Jessica Wilson, MS. RD.

Feb 12, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 9 of this series will drop on Tuesday 16th Feb!

 

In today’s episode I’m talking to Paige Smathers RDN, CD is a registered dietitian nutritionist in private practice and podcaster whose work revolves around helping people heal their relationships with food and their body. She specializes in chronic dieting, addiction recovery nutrition, eating disorders and family feeding dynamics. Her approach to nutrition and health is grounded in mindfulness and is rooted in the intuitive eating and Health at Every Size frameworks. In this episode we’re talking all about the final principle of Intuitive Eating; Gentle Nutrition.

 

In this episode we talk about:

  • How choosing what to eat is like choosing what to wear
  • Unconditional permission to eat; what it is and what it isn’t
  • Why it’s important not to come to Gentle Nutrition before we are ready
  • Food flexibility
  • How mindfulness can support our relationship with food
  • Letting go of ‘food perfection’
  • Food satisfaction
  • Food curiosity

 

Paige talks us through how we can start to take the power back into our own bodies to find what feels good for us.

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

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{Waterstones}
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Australia

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Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

 

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

 

Guest Information:

Paige Smathers - Instagram Website Podcast

 

Resources Mentioned:

Weight Inclusive Guides: https://gumroad.com/lcie

Feb 9, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 12 of this series will drop on Friday 12th Jan!

 

In today’s episode, I’m talking to Jake Gifford, a personal trainer and doctoral researcher at Brunel University London whose aim is to reframe fitness and what it means to move our bodies. In this episode, we’re talking about the bigger-picture and socio-political considerations that often get left out of the conversations about movement. 

 

In this episode we talk about:

 

  • How a lot of public health rhetorics around moving our bodies make oversimplified recommendations 
  • Healthism
  • Some of the problematic discourse around how exercise is described e.g. “exercise is medicine” 
  • Looking at the bigger picture of movement
  • Factors that could stop an individual from engaging in movement
  • Hierarchies of exercise - and why they’re problematic
  • How to make movement more inclusive
  • Issues with movement being associated with morality
  • Structural and social determinants of health

 

Jake talks us through how movement has historically been associated with moral righteousness and personal responsibility; as well what we can do to shift the narrative so ensure it becomes more inclusive and accessible.



Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

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{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

 

Australia

{Booktopia)

 

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

 

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

 

Guest Information:

 

Jake Gifford - Instagram

 

Previous episode with Jake: http://www.laurathomasphd.co.uk/podcast/ep-jake-gifford/


Podcast episode with Dr. Oli Williams: http://www.laurathomasphd.co.uk/podcast/oli/

Feb 5, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 11 of this series will drop on Tuesday 9th Feb!

In today’s episode I’m talking to Tally Rye. Tally is a London-based Personal Trainer and Content Creator, who specialises in weight-inclusive, non-diet fitness. She is also the Author of the book ‘Train Happy’ and hosts the ‘Train Happy’ podcast.  In this episode we’re talking in-depth about all of the principles of Intuitive Movement. Tally shares her experience and advice on how we can reframe exercise in a way that feels good for us, rather than it feeling like a punishment. 

In this episode we talk about:

  • The principles of Intuitive Movement
  • Reframing the way we think about exercise
  • Ways movement can be a tool for self-care
  • The problem with fitness watches/trackers
  • How diet culture has co-opted mainstream fitness
  • Why we might have a complicated relationship with movement

Tally shares how one of the biggest benefits of Intuitive Movement is regaining valuable headspace that has been lost to diet culture; through numbers or counting or “rules”, and how we can channel that back into the really meaningful parts of our lives.

 

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

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{WH Smith}

 

Australia

{Booktopia)

 

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

 

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

Guest Information:

Tally Rye - Instagram Website Book/Podcast

Feb 2, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 10 of this series will drop on Friday 5th Feb!

In today’s episode, Laura gives us the run down of Chapter 9 of How to Just Eat It - Feeling your Fullness. Laura gives some useful tips on how we can reframe our negative thoughts when we start to feel uncomfortable with feelings of fullness, as well as why ‘what I eat in a day videos’ need to get to fuck!

In this episode we talk about:

  • Feelings of fullness
  • How Diet Culture has distorted our idea of how much food we really need 
  • Why ‘what I eat in a day’ videos are problematic
  • How we can reframe fear mongering language around feelings of fullness 
  • Tips on what to do when struggling with feelings of fullness

Laura explains how learning about fullness is a process and something that we don’t need to get ‘perfect’ every time. She reiterates that throughout this journey, self-kindness and compassion are key.

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

{Amazon}

{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

 

Australia

{Booktopia)

 

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

 

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

 

Laura’s Information:

Instagram Twitter Website

 

Jan 29, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 9 of this series will drop on Tuesday 2nd Feb!

 

In today’s episode I’m talking to Jenna Hollenstein (MS, RDN, CDN). Jenna is an anti-diet dietitian who helps heal disordered eating using a combination of Intuitive Eating, mindfulness techniques, and meditation to help her clients move toward greater peace, health, and wellness. In this episode we’re talking about why the pursuit of weight loss is antithetical to Mindful Eating & Intuitive Eating, what Mindful Eating actually is (and what it isn’t) and how you can start to practice it in your daily life.

 

In this episode we talk about:

  • How Diet Culture has co opted Mindful Eating 
  • Why Mindfulness practice and weight loss are incompatible
  • What Mindfulness really is
  • Acknowledging our thoughts in the moment
  • Meditation
  • Breath awareness
  • Regaining trust in our own bodies
  • Is your desire to be vegan coming from a place of control or compassion

Jenna shares her experience, expertise and advice on how to incorporate Mindfulness into our daily lives to help support our Intuitive Eating practices. 

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

{Amazon}

{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

 

Australia

{Booktopia)

 

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

 

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

 

Guest Information:

Jenna Hollenstein - Instagram Website Twitter Book

 

Resources Mentioned:

Jenna’s website: https://jennahollenstein.com/

The Open Heart Project: https://openheartproject.com/

DSMG episode with Fiona Sutherland: Ep 121 - How To Just Eat It - Chapter 1: Your Intuitive Eating Toolkit

Jan 26, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 8 of this series will drop on Friday 29th Jan!

In today’s episode I’m talking to Devinia Noel, a cognitive behavioural therapist and certified intuitive eating counsellor. In this episode we’re talking about unhelpful thinking styles that show up when we’re working through the intuitive eating process, how we can recognise them and how we can begin to shift them towards more flexible ways of thinking.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Black and white, all-or-nothing thinking
  • Mental filters
  • Catastrophization
  • Emotional reasoning 
  • Jumping to conclusions
  • Compare and despair 
  • Labelling
  • Should and must statements

Dee shares how we can notice when unhelpful thinking styles show up and how we can begin to reframe them towards thinking patterns that move us away from diet mentality and towards self-compassion.

Finally catch another definition for your glossary on page 35/36 of HTJEI - this time from Eliza Khinsoe on ‘healthism’. 

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

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{WH Smith}

 

Australia

{Booktopia)

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

Guest Information:

Devinia Noel - Instagram Website

Eliza Khinsoe - Instagram Twitter Website

Jan 22, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 7 of this series will drop on Tuesday 26th Jan!

In today’s episode I’m talking to Dalina Soto, a Registered Dietitian who specialises in intuitive eating and helping people break free from chronic dieting and food rules. In this episode we’re talking about fears people have when they embark on intuitive eating and letting go of food rules, plus unpacking some of the most common food rules we hear in our nutrition practices.  

 

In this episode we talk about:

 

Common fears people have about Intuitive Eating like:

  • “I’ll never stop eating! )
  • “What if I gain weight” 
  • “I can’t control myself”
  • “I will only eat unhealthy foods”

And how we can work through them.

Plus we unpack common food rules people have like:

  • Not allowed to eat anything that isn’t ‘clean’
  • Can’t eat more than one type of carb in a meal
  • I can’t have a snack unless I workout
  • No food after X time at night 
  • Can’t have dessert in the house 

Plus Dalina’s best advice for people who are struggling to let go of food rules

Finally catch another definition for your glossary on page 35/36 of HTJEI - this time from Steph Yeboah 

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

{Amazon}

{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

 

Australia

{Booktopia)

 

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

 

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

Guest Information:

Dalina Soto- Instagram Twitter Website

Steph Yeboah - Instagram Twitter Website

Jan 19, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 6 of this series will drop on Friday 22nd Jan!

In today’s episode I’m talking to Jess Sprengle, a therapist specialising in disordered eating and eating disorders, who is perhaps best known for her Meme Mondays on her Instagram account @thecrankytherapist. In this episode we’re talking about emotional eating and how we can come to understand it from a more compassionate perspective. 

In this episode we talk about:

  • An eating disorder therapist’s take on emotional eating
  • Why we can’t divorce our emotions from eating 
  • Differentiating emotional hunger and hunger due to restriction of food
  • How restriction can show up in different areas of our lives
  • Tapping into our emotional coping toolkit (and how to reinforce the one we already have)
  • And loads more mic drop moments!

Plus catch another definition for your glossary on page 35/36 of HTJEI - this time from anti-diet dietitian Christy Harrison. 

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

{Amazon}

{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

Australia

{Booktopia)

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

 

Guest Information:

Jess Sprengle - Instagram Twitter Website

Christy Harrison - Instagram Twitter Website

Jan 15, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It is out now! Episode 5 of this series will drop on Tuesday 19th Jan!

 

In today’s episode I’m talking to Nicola Haggett, a Body Trust provider and Intuitive Eating counsellor. In this episode we’re talking all about the concept of embodiment as a tool to help us feel more connected to our bodies. 

 

In this episode we talk about:

  • How writing our body story can be an act of reclaiming the narrative of our bodies
  • What exactly embodiment is and how we can find examples of it in our lives (babies, kids, cats!) 
  • The difference between embodiment and more ‘performative’ or ‘hustle’ self-care
  • How embodiment can help us feel connected to our bodies without necessarily ‘loving’ or feeling ‘positive’ about them.
  • Reclaiming pleasure, appetite, autonomy and more. 
  • Finding spaces that feel safe to reconnect with your body.

 

There’s also a brilliant definition of The Social Determinants of Health from Jake Gifford for your glossary on page 35/36 of HTJEI. Watch out for a whole episode of Jake later in the series. 

 

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

{Amazon}

{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

Australia

{Booktopia)

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

Guest Information:

Nicola Haggett- Instagram Twitter Website

Jake Gifford - Instagram Twitter Website

Jan 12, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book (out now!) How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. Episode 4 of this series will drop on Friday 15th Jan!

 

In today’s episode I’m talking to Olimata Taal, the newest member of the LCIE team and creator behind the Instagram account @wellwitholi. In this episode we’re talking all about learning to honour your hunger.

In this episode we talk about:

  • How diet culture teaches us to be distrustful and fearful of our bodies
  • How ignoring our hunger is a form of self-neglect
  • The problem with what I eat in a day videos and comparing what we eat with other people
  • What to do if you feel hungry soon after you’ve had a meal or snack
  • The difference between fullness and satisfaction
  • Treating yourself with love and compassion when things feel difficult
  • The role of racism in making us feel less than and second guessing our choices around food and our body

I’m also sharing a visualisation technique to help you get more in touch with your signals around hunger and satisfaction

Finally Jess Sprengle is here to tell us the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders.

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

{Amazon}

{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

Australia

{Booktopia)

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Find me on social media: Instagram Twitter 

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

Guest Information:

Olimata Taal - Instagram 

Jess Sprengle - Instagram Twitter

Jan 8, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It Came out yesterday! Episode 3 of this series will drop on Tuesday 12th Jan!

 

In today’s episode I’m talking to Nadia Craddock, a body image researcher and host of the Body Protest and Appearance matters podcasts. In this episode we’re talking all about the impact (positive and negative) social media has on our body image.

In this episode we talk about:

  • How social media can shape how we feel about ourselves (both positively and negatively)
  • What exactly self objectification theory is and the impact it has on our ability to engage in things that are meaningful to us
  • How we can build a nurturing social media environment
  • How we can learn to ‘zoom out’ and ‘soften our gaze’ when it comes to viewing our own image on social media

There’s also a brilliant definition of Fat Phobia for your glossary on page 35/36 of HTJEI from body liberation coach Nicola Hagget. Stay tuned for a whole episode with Nikki soon!

Get your copy of How To Just Eat It!

UK

{Amazon}
{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

Australia

{Booktopia)

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

 

Guest Information:

Nadia Craddock - Instagram Twitter

Nicola Haggett- Instagram Website

Previous podcasts with Nadia

Don’t Salt My Game  Part 1 & Part 2

The Body Protest

Appearance Matters 

Jan 5, 2021

Welcome to this special series of Don’t Salt My Game celebrating the release of my new book How to Just Eat It. For the next several weeks, I’ll be posting two new episodes of the podcast (Tuesdays and Fridays) that correspond with a chapter of the book to help you take your learning further and deepen your intuitive eating practice. How To Just Eat It will be released on Thursday 7th January so make sure and pre order your copy now (links below). Episode 2 of this series will drop on Friday!

In today’s episode I’m talking to the incredible Fiona Sutherland, a dietitian and yoga teacher, better known as The Mindful Dietitian, who is helping us build our Intuitive Eating Toolkit; a selection of skills and tools that help us lay the foundation for our intuitive eating practice. 

In this episode we talk about:

  • What acceptance is and isn’t and common misconceptions about acceptance
  • How we can lean into uncomfortable feelings to help us heal our body image and relationship with food
  • Why acceptance doesn’t mean we are OK with things like fatphobia or racism and other systems of oppression that harm bodies
  • What exactly values are and how they differ to goals
  • How we can find our core values and use them to steer us in the directions we want to move in
  • How diet culture disconnects us from our values and moves us away from acceptance towards dissatisfaction

I’m also excited to share a guided created activity by Tasha Bailey that helps us weather emotional storms and a definition for the glossary on page 36 of your book from Christy Harrison  

 

Want to pre order your copy of How To Just Eat It?

UK
{Amazon}
{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

Australia
{Booktopia)

Worldwide with free shipping
{Book Depository}

Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

Work with my team at The London Centre for Intuitive Eating

Guest Information:

Fiona Sutherland - Instagram Twitter Website

Tasha Bailey - Instagram Twitter Website

Christy Harrison - Instagram Twitter Website

Dec 3, 2020

With only a few short weeks left until How To Just Eat It hit book shops, I wanted to check in with my DSMG family to give you a teaser of what to expect from my new book! In this mini-sode I’m walking you through HTJEI, chapter-by-chapter to give you a flavour of what’s covered. I’m also spilling the beans on who some of my guest contributors are (spoiler; they’re all awesome) and letting you in on some of the activities in the book.

I’m also sharing details of the upcoming How To Just Eat It takeover of Don’t Salt My Game; new episodes coming JAN! IIf you can’t wait for that though, you can head to @laurathomasphd on Instagram to watch my weekly Instagram lives, the first of which is Thursday 3rd December at 7pm.

Want to pre order your copy of How To Just Eat It?

UK

{Amazon}

{Waterstones}
{WH Smith}

Australia

{Booktopia)

Worldwide with free shipping

{Book Depository}


Edited by Bea Duncan - @beaduncan_

May 15, 2020

This week I'm tackling listener questions with Eliza Khinsoe - a fellow Nutrition Counsellor at London Centre for Intuitive Eating.

Eliza shares a little about how she got into weight-inclusive practice, what her responsibilities are at LCIE and her work on the Pantry Party Pod to support students and new grads in the field. 

The we go deep into YOUR questions. We cover so much in this episode, but some highlights include:

  • When it’s time for gentle nutrition and how you balance nutrition information with intuitive eating
  • How to learn to respect fullness cues
  • What the deal is with mindful eating and challenging where our ideas around mindful eating have come from – i.e. are they informed by diet culture or are you seeing it more as a process of discovery
  • We talk about comfort eating
  • We also discuss why it’s totally normal in the context of diet culture to want to lose weight with intuitive eating and how you can begin to unpack that desire
  • And why Intuitive Eating invites you to put down the pursuit of weight loss

As per, let us know your thoughts on this episode, and if you enjoyed it please drop 5 stars on Apple podcasts!

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May 8, 2020

In this week's episode my guest, Isa Robinson and I are digging into some of the common myths and misconceptions around Intuitive Eating - aka - what the gym bros get wrong. We get into the nuance and subtleties of IE as a practice and discuss why it's so much more than the 'hunger and fullness diet'.

Some of the topics we cover include:

  • Whether Intuitive Eating really means eating ‘junk’ food all day long
  • If Intuitive Eating is a ‘healthy’ way to lose weight
  • If you can still learn to eat intuitively when your hunger cues have been messed up by diets
  • If Intuitive Eating is compatible with a health condition
  • How to get past the fear that you will 'freefall' or 'spiral' with Intuitive Eating

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{Isa’s Website}
{Episode with Lindo Bacon}
{Episode With Fiona Willer}
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{Our Intuitive Eating & Weight Inclusive Guides to PCOS, IBS and more}
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May 1, 2020

In this episode I'm being interviewed by friend and colleague Sarah Dempster about the pressure that parents face to raise 'perfect' eaters, from fertility and early pregnancy onwards. 

In this episode we discuss:

✨The messages we receive around nutrition and how these can add to the idea that there is a right and wrong way to eat for conception, pregnancy and beyond
✨Why feeding littles can be such an emotive topic
✨Why it's not your fault if your kid suddenly stops eating certain foods
✨ The long-term repercussions of such an intense focus on 'perfect' eating in childhood
✨ Why using food to soothe can be part of your emotional coping toolkit
✨Why we need to be critical about the messages we share around food and nutrition
✨ Why we need more person-centred care in nutrition and dietetics

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{Subscribe to Eating Words Podcast}

{Sarah’s Website}

{Episode 93 of DSMG with Sarah}

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{Follow me on Bub Appétit}

{Our Intuitive Eating & Weight Inclusive Guides to PCOS, IBS and more}

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Apr 24, 2020

HEY-OH – it’s been a minute – a short episode catching you up on where the F I’ve been for the past 6 months, what’s been going on, and what you can expect from DSMG and London Centre for Intuitive Eating in the near future. Plus all the details for the next (mini) season of DSMG.

 

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Oct 19, 2019

HEY OH! We're back with part two of my conversation with sex educator Alix Fox - make sure and check out last week's episode if you missed it! 

In part two we answer listener questions and cover:

✨Why people who have a C-section can still experience vaginal pain
✨The impact hormones have on our sex lives post-baby
✨What being sex-positive really means
✨How to talk to kids about sex and teach them not to have shame around sex
✨How to feel body confident when having sex
✨How we internalise shame about our bodies
✨Treating your body with the same kindness you would a child
✨Shaking off negative body thoughts
✨Why the more your body feels good, the more you feel good about your body
✨ Why we need to stop taking sex so seriously 

This episode is sponsored by Raising Intuitive Eaters, our online course for parents and carers who want to raise kids who have a healthy and happy relationship with food and their body.

{Alix On Twitter | Instagram | Unexpected Fluids | Modern Mann}
{Sex Positive Families}
{Bish Training}
{A Parental Primer to "The Talk"}
{Sofie Hagen Happy Fat}
{Jess Megan}
{Natalie Lee Episode of DSMG}
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{Womaniser Duo Toy}
{Bodega Cats of Instagram}
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Oct 4, 2019

This week we're switching things up and talking about sexy things with Sex Educator, writer, and presenter Alix Fox. Alix is an advisor on the hit Netflix show 'Sex Education' and is giving us some BTS goss from the show, plus answering some listener questions on sex work and asexuality. Because this was such a massive 'sode, we've broken it down into two parts - Alix will be back answering more listener Qs next week!

In part one we discuss:

✨What Alix really thinks about the term 'sexpert' and the need for diversity in this space
✨Her involvement on the Netflix show Sex Education and where we can see her influence
✨What we can expect from Season 2 (no spoilers tho)
✨Why Sex Education seems half British and half American
✨Alix answers a question from a listener who wonders if they are asexual 
✨Depression and libido
✨The spectrum of asexuality
✨Why sexual relationships portrayed in the media might put you off sex
✨Alix shares some thoughts on the complexities surrounding legislation of sex work and why that can't be understood without also looking at the social and economic circumstances surrounding sex work

This episode is sponsored by Raising Intuitive Eaters, our online course for parents and carers who want to raise kids who have a healthy and happy relationship with food and their body.

{Alix On Twitter | Instagram | Unexpected Fluids | Modern Mann}
{Sex Education}
{Benito Skinner}
{Kelsey De Almeida}
{Mr Bingo}
{Decolonising Contraception}
{Close Encounters}
{AVEN}
{Myles Jackman}
{Revolting Prostitutes}
{English Collective of Prostitutes}
{SWARM}
{Get my book!! on Amazon | Waterstones | Foyles}
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{Understanding Emotional Eating Edinburgh Workshop}
{Just Eat It: Your Intuitive Eating Toolkit}
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Sep 27, 2019
In this week’s episode, I’m talking to Jake Gifford, a.k.a The Phit Coach. Jake's an experienced personal trainer who's passionate about reframing fitness as a positive, equitable and inclusive experience. 
 
We discuss:
✨ How Jake came across the non-diet, HAES paradigm and the transition into practicing from a weight-inclusive perspective
✨ Challenging fat-phobia in the fitness industry
✨ How to detach movement from diet mentality and punishment 
✨ How fitness professionals can switch their messaging and   
✨ The social determinants of health and how they can shape our health 
✨ Shifting our motivations for movement   
 
This episode is sponsored by Raising Intuitive Eaters, our online course for parents and carers who want to raise kids who have a healthy and happy relationship with food and their body. And don’t forget to use the code ‘DSMG50’ to receive £50 off all our online courses between now and 30th September 2019. 
 
{Jake on Instagram | Twitter | Website}
{Don't Salt My Game Episode 76 Part 1 and  Part 2 with Dr Oli Williams}
{Don't Salt My Game Episode 102 with Poorna Bell}
{Poorna Bell - How Weight Training Helped Me Find Inner Strength}
{Open Letter to Fitness Instructors - Kathleen Meehan}
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{Understanding Emotional Eating Edinburgh Workshop}
{Just Eat It: Your Intuitive Eating Toolkit}
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Sep 20, 2019

In this week’s episode, I’m talking to Ashlee Bennett, a.k.a. The Body Image Therapist, an art therapist based in Australia. 

We discuss:

✨  Why changing your body to try and conform to our society's feminine ideal is not the key to flexible and healthy body image
✨  What internalised fat-phobia and sexism are and how they relate to our body image
✨  How we can start to unpack our internalised beliefs about bodies from diet culture
✨  Tools to help develop positive body image

This episode is sponsored by Raising Intuitive Eaters, our online course for parents and carers who want to raise kids who have a healthy and happy relationship with food and their body. And don’t forget to use the code ‘DSMG50’ to receive £50 off all our online courses between now and 30th September 2019. 

{Ashlee on Instagram | Twitter | Website}
{Ashlee's USA Workshop Tour}
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Aug 30, 2019
In this week’s episode, I’m talking to Vaughn Darst, a public health dietitian  specialising in paediatric and adolescent nutrition and eating disorders among under-served populations including trans and gender non-conforming youth, children on the autism spectrum and children with special healthcare needs.  We discuss:

✨  Growing up in a world that tells you your body is wrong
✨  Experiencing medical fat phobia
✨  How not being able to express gender identity led to an ED
✨  How common narratives around transitioning often lack nuance 
✨  Discussing the multifactorial aspects of health outside of weight 
✨  The research on disordered eating in GNC and trans people
✨  The complicated reasons that eating disorders develop in these groups 
✨  The unrealistic body image ideals placed on GNC and trans people
✨  Steps providers can take to provide gender affirming care

This episode is sponsored by Raising Intuitive Eaters, our online course for parents and carers who want to raise kids who have a healthy and happy relationship with food and their body.

 
{Vaughn on Instagram}
{www.allgendernutrition.com}
{Vaughn's TEDX talk}
{Sand Chang's Book}
{Genderqueer}
{Kate Bornstein's My Gender Workbook
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Aug 23, 2019

In this week's episode, I'm talking to the sensational editor, model and activist, Jamie Windurst about life as a visibly queer person. We discuss:
✨ Why visibly queer people are not public property (and why treating them like they are violates their safety)
✨ Their complicated and beautiful relationship with makeup
✨ How Jamie accidentally fell into an activist role and the fundamental rights they're fighting for
✨ Why feminism doesn't end with women's rights
✨ Why we need to stop demanding free education from the queer community 

This episode is sponsored by Raising Intuitive Eaters, our online course for parents and carers who want to raise kids who have a healthy and happy relationship with food and their body.

{Get my book!! on Amazon | Waterstones | Foyles – I’ll share international links when they become available!}
{Jamie on Instagram}
{Jamie's Website}
{jamie on Twitter}
{SIGN UP TO OUR RAISING INTUITIVE EATERS ONLINE COURSE}
{Workshop for nutrition and health professionals}
{Understanding Emotional Eating Edinburgh Workshop}
{Just Eat It: Your Intuitive Eating Toolkit}
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{Book in for Discovery Call w/ Jess or Laura at the London Centre for Intuitive Eating}
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Aug 16, 2019

I'm so excited to have Elyse Resch join us on this week's episode! Elyse is the co-author of Intuitive Eating and the Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens. She's a highly experienced Registered Dietitan specialising in intuitive eating, eating disorders and Health at Every Size. In this fully loaded 'sode we talk about:

✨ How to talk to teens about Intuitive Eating 
✨ Why it's important for adults to do their own work on body image and intuitive eating and connect with their rebellious inner teenager
✨How to integrate IE into eating disorder recovery
✨Why autonomy is essential for good IE counselling
✨How to explain diet culture and weight stigma to teens
✨How the fear of weight gain might mask the fear of growing up
✨How to talk to parents and teachers about intuitive eating

This episode is sponsored by Raising Intuitive Eaters, our online course for parents and carers who want to raise kids who have a healthy and happy relationship with food and their body.

{Get my book!! on Amazon | Waterstones | Foyles – I’ll share international links when they become available!}
{Elyse on Instagram}
{Elyse's Website}
{SIGN UP TO OUR RAISING INTUITIVE EATERS ONLINE COURSE}
{Workshop for nutrition and health professionals}
{Understanding Emotional Eating Edinburgh Workshop}
{Just Eat It: Your Intuitive Eating Toolkit}
{Leave a review for Just Eat It on Amazon}
{Sign up for our newsletter}
{Book in for Discovery Call w/ Jess or Laura at the London Centre for Intuitive Eating}
{Follow us on Insta!}

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