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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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Sep 28, 2018

This week Laura's joined by Fiona Willer, HAES dietitian + PhD researcher, director of Health Not Diets + author of The Non Diet Approach Guidebook for Dietitians. They take a deep dive into the current evidence within the weight science arena, pulling it apart to figure out what we can learn from it + improvements that need to be made in research + clinical practice going forward. 

In this episode they discuss:

✨ The historical inaccuracy of the paleo diet using Fiona's archeological knowledge
✨ Unpacking the evidence in weight science + how it's so important that we read it critically
✨ What "statistical unicorns" are + the problems w/ the National Weight Control Registry 
✨ Weight bias in the context of Tess Holiday's Cosmo cover + why the term 'weight bias' is probably not very accurate
✨ Nuggets of wisdom for what to do if you know that diets don't work but your doctor tells you to lose weight ... again

Show Notes

{Fi on Insta | Twitter}
{Book in for Discovery Call w/ Jess}
{PRE-ORDER MY BOOK!! on Amazon | Waterstones | Foyles - I'll share international links when they become available!}
{Raising Intuitive Eaters Workshop}
{Health, Not Diets website}
{Unpacking Weight Science}
{How to Respond When the Doctor Body Shames You + HCP card}
{Critique of the National Weight Control Registry}
{Combined Impact of Health Behaviours and Mortality study}
{Follow us on Insta!}

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