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Join Paige Smathers, registered dietitian nutritionist, as she explores popular topics in nutrition, interviews experts in the fields of wellness and health, and celebrates the successes of people who have overcome eating disorders, weight struggles, and food issues.

Nutrition Matters Podcast Paige Smathers, RDN, CD

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Join Paige Smathers, registered dietitian nutritionist, as she explores popular topics in nutrition, interviews experts in the fields of wellness and health, and celebrates the successes of people who have overcome eating disorders, weight struggles, and food issues.

    181: Intuitive Exercise & How to Train Happy

    181: Intuitive Exercise & How to Train Happy

    "If exercise had zero impact on your weight and appearance, would you still work out? If you answered 'yes', would you work out differently from how you do now? Would you do more or less?" These are the first lines of Tally's Rye's book Train Happy and a very important set of questions to consider as you navigate your relationship with exercise.

     

    Tally and Paige dig into these questions and more all about cultivating more peace with exercise and movement.

     

    Tally Rye is a Personal Trainer, podcaster and author from London, England working in fitness for 5 years. Through experiencing her own complicated relationship with food and exercise, she is passionate about changing the fitness landscape to help others avoid the pitfalls of diet culture within a fitness setting. She is a advocates for ditching diet culture, reconnecting with our bodies and cultivating intuition.

     

    Links mentioned:

    Tally's website: http://tallyrye.co.uk/
    Train Happy book by Tally Rye
    Positive Nutrition® Academy: online courses and webinars
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    Positive Nutrition Blog

    • 1 hr 8 min
    180: Eating Disorders & the Higher Level of Care

    180: Eating Disorders & the Higher Level of Care

    In this episode, Paige and Amy Hanneke discuss the higher level of care for eating disorders: how to know if it's the right choice for your treatment, what to expect, how to get the most out of the experience and tips for family members/support people who love someone in treatment.

     

    Links mentioned:

    Positive Nutrition® Academy: online courses and webinars
    Become a podcast supporter and receive 3 additional exclusive podcast episodes per month for $5/mo
    Positive Nutrition Blog
    Follow Paige on Instagram

    • 55 min
    179: Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch on Intuitive Eating Fourth Edition

    179: Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch on Intuitive Eating Fourth Edition

    Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch, authors of the revolutionary book Intuitive Eating, join Paige to talk about the newest edition of the book.

     

    Evelyn Tribole, M.S., R.D., is an award-winning registered dietitian with a nutrition counseling practice in Newport Beach, CA. She was the nutrition expert forGood Morning America and was a national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association for six years.

     

    Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, is a nutrition therapist in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA, with over thirty-eight years of experience specializing in eating disorders, Intuitive Eating, and Health at Every Size.

     

    Links mentioned:

    Purchase the new edition of Intuitive Eating: https://www.amazon.com/Intuitive-Eating-4th-Anti-Diet-Revolutionary/dp/1250255198/
    Learn more about the Intuitive Eating framework: https://www.intuitiveeating.org/
    Positive Nutrition® Academy: online courses and webinars
    Become a podcast supporter and receive 3 additional exclusive podcast episodes per month for $5/mo
    Positive Nutrition Blog
    Follow Paige on Instagram

    • 1 hr 11 min
    178: Rest, Play, Humor & our Health

    178: Rest, Play, Humor & our Health

    Shana Spence joins Paige to talk about the importance of challenging productivity beliefs and embracing rest, play, creativity and humor as we engage in our health and wellbeing.

     

    Shana is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based in New York in the public health. She promotes a weight-inclusive approach to health and nutrition and is passionate about helping people find a healthy relationship with food.

     

    Links mentioned:

    Shana's website: https://www.thenutritiontea.com/
    Positive Nutrition® Academy: online courses and webinars
    Become a podcast supporter and receive 3 additional exclusive podcast episodes per month for $5/mo
    Positive Nutrition Blog
    Follow Paige on Instagram

    • 47 min
    177: What to do if You're Afraid of Food

    177: What to do if You're Afraid of Food

    Amee Severson joins Paige to talk about her own history of fearing food and explains how she worked through it.

     

    Amee is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist whose work focuses on body positivity, fat acceptance, and intuitive eating through a social justice lens.

     

    With a mission to break the stereotype that all RD’s live in small bodies and only eat certain foods, Amee cultivates rebellion and liberation on social media, showcasing the possibility for health and happiness in any body. Amee encourages the belief that food can be enjoyed without guilt or shame. She believes that recovery from disordered eating is possible for everyone and that every person deserves to feel trust in their body. Amee doesn’t believe in one-size-fits-all nutrition and health, so she works with clients to make health and nutrition fit into their current life, not the other way around.

     

    She holds a Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition from Montana State University, is a dietitian registered in the State of Washington, and is currently working toward becoming a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor.

     

    Links mentioned:

    Amee's website: https://www.prospernutritionandwellness.com/
    Positive Nutrition® Academy: online courses and webinars
    Become a podcast supporter and receive 3 additional exclusive podcast episodes per month for $5/mo
    Positive Nutrition Blog
    Follow Paige on Instagram
     

    • 1 hr 5 min
    176: Menopause—Weight, Health, Changing Bodies and Eating Disorders in ages 50+

    176: Menopause—Weight, Health, Changing Bodies and Eating Disorders in ages 50+

    Erica Leon is a registered dietitian who is passionate about speaking up about the changes that occur with bodies, weight, food, relationships, etc. during menopause. She and Paige explore the science behind menopause and body changes and talk about how to avoid the pitfalls of diet culture unique to this time.

     

    Erica Leon is the owner of Erica Leon Nutrition, an outpatient group nutrition practice in White Plains, NY. With more than 30 years of experience, she and her team help individuals develop a positive relationship with food and work tirelessly to treat and prevent eating disorders and disordered eating in adults, adolescents, children and families. She is certified as an eating disorder dietitian with The International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals, and as an Intuitive Eating Counselor. She has taken a special interest in recent years to create more resources and spaces for women experiencing menopause and body changes that accompany this time of life.

     

    Links mentioned:

    Erica's website: https://ericaleon.com/
    Positive Nutrition® Academy: online courses and webinars
    Become a podcast supporter and receive 3 additional exclusive podcast episodes per month for $5/mo
    Positive Nutrition Blog
    Follow Paige on Instagram

    • 1 hr 4 min

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