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This podcast by Dietitian and Integrative Health Coach Betsy Thurston will cover practical ways to manage weight and eating challenges. You will learn how to stop binge eating, control weight without dieting, and develop a new relationship with eating, food, and your body. See www.betsythurstonrd.com for additional information

Binge Dieting Learn how to change your relationship with Eating Betsy Thurston MPH RD, Integrative Health Coach, Registered Dietitian, Eati

    • Nutrition
    • 4.9 • 28 Ratings

This podcast by Dietitian and Integrative Health Coach Betsy Thurston will cover practical ways to manage weight and eating challenges. You will learn how to stop binge eating, control weight without dieting, and develop a new relationship with eating, food, and your body. See www.betsythurstonrd.com for additional information

    Life Purpose, There is No Emergency, Permission

    Life Purpose, There is No Emergency, Permission

    Betsy Thurston RD talks about the experience of several clients and their struggles in the current pandemic environment. The podcast talks about Betsy's personal experience at a retreat, about a client's plan to show up on the beach showing more skin then she wanted, and about other client's and their sense of meaninglessness.   There are a lot of big concepts on this podcast! 

    • 38 min
    Childhood, parents, and our eating predicaments

    Childhood, parents, and our eating predicaments

    Betsy Thurston RD talks about some common childhood situations that can set the stage for overeating, body shame, chronic dieting and a stressful relationship with food.  She talks about some specific action steps you can take to help work through and manage these problems.

    • 47 min
    Reduce Anxiety and Fear quickly

    Reduce Anxiety and Fear quickly

    In this episode Betsy talks about quick and effective ways to manage anxiety and fear in the moment. This is a practical, no nonsense episode which looks at common issues related to food issues as well as life issues that lead to eating problems. 

    • 40 min
    Alcohol and Overeating. The story of Sarah

    Alcohol and Overeating. The story of Sarah

    Betsy Thurston MPH RD talks about the beginning of a success story involving alcohol and eating during the time of Covid-19.  She walks listeners through her journey, step by step.  Internal Family Systems, Pema Chodrin, Compassionate Curiosity, Courage and Boundaries all play a role. 

    • 34 min
    Having an honest conversation with the part of us that's eating

    Having an honest conversation with the part of us that's eating

    Betsy Thurston MPH RD talks about how to manage emotions such as panic, anxiety, fear, or anger without resorting to food. She includes a role play between internal parts of us using internal family systems therapy (IFS) . Betsy also covers key points needed to survive eating problems during this stressful time period including the anti inflammatory diet, structuring meals and creating boundaries.  

    • 40 min
    Moms and Dads and our eating relationship, AND The 5 personality patterns

    Moms and Dads and our eating relationship, AND The 5 personality patterns

    Betsy Thurston MPH RD talks about the values and habits of mind that result from our relationship with our parents and how this drives issues with food problems or an inability to stay focused with health goals. She talks about three clients and their specific stories, and at the end she gives a sneak peak into the groundbreaking work of Steven Kessler and The 5 Personality Patterns.  

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

jiji#1 ,

Makes so much sense ...

I live to listen to these podcasts ! Really digs deep into why we overeat. I just thought I gave no discipline, but this makes me realise that there are underlying issues ... thank you! Jiji#1

HelenWain ,

Thank you

I just love hearing your voice I find it calming.

Liz079 ,

This podcast is FANTASTIC

Thank you Betsy for this podcast... your insight, warmth, intelligence and fierce belief in everyone’s unique capability is saving me from a lifelong toxic relationship with food. Thank you so much - I cannot recommend this podcast enough. If you have chronic emotional eating issues this podcast is for you!

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