39 min

How To Put Nutrition In Its Place with Dr Lindo Bacon Bod Almighty

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Do you worry about what you eat, your partner eats or your kids eat? Do you wish for a personal chef so you could “eat perfectly” and be radiantly healthy? Food is medicine…right? “You Are What You Eat” – is that true? Paleo or Vegan? Mediterranean or Keto? What about intermittent fasting? How to eat to live a long life in a perfect body? HELP!

Dr Lindo Bacon is the expertiest of experts, helping us mere mortals to understand the role and value of nutrition. With an MA in psychotherapy, an MA in Exercise Science and a Ph.D in Physiology from the University of California, Davis, Dr Bacon has held various academic and research positions and written three groundbreaking and bestselling books - Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight, Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, or Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight (co-authored with Dr Lucy Aphramor)and Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming It for the Better. Dr Lindo Bacon is recognised by the body liberation movement as not just an expert but a pioneer and inspiration and we are so honoured to enjoy this jam-packed discussion with them!

In this episode you are going to get The Real Deal on nutrition and how it impacts health, backed up by solid research. You might be surprised! We certainly were. Buckle up!

In this mind-blowing, myth-busting episode on Bod Almighty we cover:

- What Dr Bacon believed to be true about nutrition - you might recognize yourself here! We did! (around 3:10)

- The biggest contributor to our health (around 4:00)

- Why you might want to be thinner (around 5:10)

- Truth bomb and mic drop moment (around 7:00)

- Why you might binge eat (around 7:30)

- What the contestants of The Biggest Loser can teach us (around 9:00)

- Shocking research about people who don’t focus on nutrition and how they eat (around 11:00)

- When you know exercise is good for you does that help you to exercise? (around 13:00)

- Hot tip: A first step for plugging in to what your body needs or wants (around 14:30)

- What on earth is a nutrition myth? (around 18:30)

- What bald men and heart attacks have to do with it! (around 22:30)

- An example of how researcher bias effects what you see in the news (around 27:00)

- “Weight loss improves health” or does it? (around 28:00)

- Stigma and trauma and how they are related (around 32:00)

- Very Important Point (VIP) about the word “fat” (around 32:30)

- Lindo’s view on why certain diseases may be more prevalent in people with fat bodies (around 34:30)

- What we need to be working on as a society! (around 36:30)



Resources:

Lindo’s website: https://lindobacon.com/

Lindo’s books: https://lindobacon.com/health-at-every-size-book/

https://lindobacon.com/body-respect-book/

https://lindobacon.com/radical-belonging-book/

Lindo’s instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindobacon/

Lindo Twitter: https://twitter.com/LindoBaconX

Lindo’s Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/LindoBaconX/

Do you worry about what you eat, your partner eats or your kids eat? Do you wish for a personal chef so you could “eat perfectly” and be radiantly healthy? Food is medicine…right? “You Are What You Eat” – is that true? Paleo or Vegan? Mediterranean or Keto? What about intermittent fasting? How to eat to live a long life in a perfect body? HELP!

Dr Lindo Bacon is the expertiest of experts, helping us mere mortals to understand the role and value of nutrition. With an MA in psychotherapy, an MA in Exercise Science and a Ph.D in Physiology from the University of California, Davis, Dr Bacon has held various academic and research positions and written three groundbreaking and bestselling books - Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight, Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, or Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight (co-authored with Dr Lucy Aphramor)and Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming It for the Better. Dr Lindo Bacon is recognised by the body liberation movement as not just an expert but a pioneer and inspiration and we are so honoured to enjoy this jam-packed discussion with them!

In this episode you are going to get The Real Deal on nutrition and how it impacts health, backed up by solid research. You might be surprised! We certainly were. Buckle up!

In this mind-blowing, myth-busting episode on Bod Almighty we cover:

- What Dr Bacon believed to be true about nutrition - you might recognize yourself here! We did! (around 3:10)

- The biggest contributor to our health (around 4:00)

- Why you might want to be thinner (around 5:10)

- Truth bomb and mic drop moment (around 7:00)

- Why you might binge eat (around 7:30)

- What the contestants of The Biggest Loser can teach us (around 9:00)

- Shocking research about people who don’t focus on nutrition and how they eat (around 11:00)

- When you know exercise is good for you does that help you to exercise? (around 13:00)

- Hot tip: A first step for plugging in to what your body needs or wants (around 14:30)

- What on earth is a nutrition myth? (around 18:30)

- What bald men and heart attacks have to do with it! (around 22:30)

- An example of how researcher bias effects what you see in the news (around 27:00)

- “Weight loss improves health” or does it? (around 28:00)

- Stigma and trauma and how they are related (around 32:00)

- Very Important Point (VIP) about the word “fat” (around 32:30)

- Lindo’s view on why certain diseases may be more prevalent in people with fat bodies (around 34:30)

- What we need to be working on as a society! (around 36:30)



Resources:

Lindo’s website: https://lindobacon.com/

Lindo’s books: https://lindobacon.com/health-at-every-size-book/

https://lindobacon.com/body-respect-book/

https://lindobacon.com/radical-belonging-book/

Lindo’s instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindobacon/

Lindo Twitter: https://twitter.com/LindoBaconX

Lindo’s Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/LindoBaconX/

39 min