100 episodes

Where a real doctor - who really recovered from an eating disorder - talks about your real struggles with food, body image, and weight.

Straight talk from the professional and personal perspective...

Behind The Bite Cristina Castagnini

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 65 Ratings

Where a real doctor - who really recovered from an eating disorder - talks about your real struggles with food, body image, and weight.

Straight talk from the professional and personal perspective...

    Ep 176- Running...How to Know When You've Crossed the Line with Heather Caplan

    Ep 176- Running...How to Know When You've Crossed the Line with Heather Caplan

    Are you a runner? Have you used exercise as punishment for eating? How can you safeguard your love for sports and running without having it turned against you by the diet industry?
    In this podcast episode, I speak about running and how to know when you’ve crossed the line with Heather Caplan. We reflect on how to find the middle ground in sports and how to avoid comparing yourself with athletes.
    Sign up for the FREE e-course to understand your eating disorder and embark on the road to recovery. We reflect on the harm caused by mirrors, comparing ourselves, and wearing the wrong clothing sizes. 
    SHOW NOTES: Click here
    Follow me on Instagram @behind_the_bite_podcast
    Visit the website: www.behindthebitepodcast.com

    • 39 min
    Why Diets Don't Work and The Weight You Lose Keeps Coming Back t You Lose Keeps Coming Back with Andie Grange

    Why Diets Don't Work and The Weight You Lose Keeps Coming Back t You Lose Keeps Coming Back with Andie Grange

    What is your “common sense” around diet culture? What things do you still believe that are actually untrue, harmful, and just plain wrong? Why does cutting out food groups cause more harm than good?
    In this podcast episode, I speak about why diets don’t work and why the weight you lose keeps coming back with Andie Grange.
    Sign up for the FREE e-course to understand your eating disorder and embark on the road to recovery. We reflect on the harm caused by mirrors, comparing ourselves, and wearing the wrong clothing sizes. 
    SHOW NOTES: Click here
    Follow me on Instagram @behind_the_bite_podcast
    Visit the website: www.behindthebitepodcast.com

    • 39 min
    Is Fear of Weight Gain Keeping You From Seeking Treatment? With Natalie Rose

    Is Fear of Weight Gain Keeping You From Seeking Treatment? With Natalie Rose

    Do you think all weight loss is good and all weight gain is bad? Are you afraid of your body changing in treatment? How can you let go of these limiting beliefs that are holding you back from fully letting go of your ED and recovering?
    In this podcast episode, I speak about whether the fear of weight gain is keeping you from seeking treatment with Natalie Rose. We discuss the reasons that gaining weight may be healthy, and why diets will always fail in the long run.
    Sign up for the FREE e-course to understand your eating disorder and embark on the road to recovery. We reflect on the harm caused by mirrors, comparing ourselves, and wearing the wrong clothing sizes. 
    SHOW NOTES: Click here
    Follow me on Instagram @behind_the_bite_podcast
    Visit the website: www.behindthebitepodcast.com

    • 35 min
    Body Grief with Bri Campos

    Body Grief with Bri Campos

    You’ve probably heard about body positivity and body image, but do you know about body grief? What does “health at every size” actually mean? How can you prioritize your life outside of the diet industry?
    In this podcast episode, I speak about body grief with Bri Campos.
    Sign up for the FREE e-course to understand your eating disorder and embark on the road to recovery. We reflect on the harm caused by mirrors, comparing ourselves, and wearing the wrong clothing sizes. 
    SHOW NOTES: Click here
    Follow me on Instagram @behind_the_bite_podcast
    Visit the website: www.behindthebitepodcast.com

    • 47 min
    How to Identify and Challenge Toxic Diet Culture with Summer Innanen

    How to Identify and Challenge Toxic Diet Culture with Summer Innanen

    How has toxic diet culture affected the way you see and feel about yourself? Are you left feeling bad about yourself after watching movies or spending time on social media? How can you learn to spot toxic diet messaging so that you can protect your mental health?
    In this podcast episode, I speak about how to spot and challenge toxic diet culture with Summer Innanen.
    Sign up for the FREE e-course to understand your eating disorder and embark on the road to recovery. We reflect on the harm caused by mirrors, comparing ourselves, and wearing the wrong clothing sizes. 
    SHOW NOTES: Click here
    Follow me on Instagram @behind_the_bite_podcast
    Visit the website: www.behindthebitepodcast.com

    • 46 min
    Relational Trauma with Esther Goldstein

    Relational Trauma with Esther Goldstein

    Have you heard of relational trauma? What are the patterns that are directing your life and how can you shift them? Can you commit to learning about yourself, your history, and how to rewrite your story for a better future?
    In this podcast episode, I speak about relational trauma with Esther Goldstein. We reflect on the causes of trauma, how it affects you, and how yo can shift your relational dynamics.
    Sign up for the FREE e-course to understand your eating disorder and embark on the road to recovery. We reflect on the harm caused by mirrors, comparing ourselves, and wearing the wrong clothing sizes. 
    SHOW NOTES: Click here
    Follow me on Instagram @behind_the_bite_podcast
    Visit the website: www.behindthebitepodcast.com

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

Susan P Stylist ,

Real talk about all bodies

Cristina is such a wonderful host, bringing insight and guidance on how we can all be kinder to ourselves and our bodies. It was an honor to be one of her guests!

cherylgoguen ,

Great podcast

Cristina is the absolute best and I credit her with my recovery from binge eating disorder. Whenever I find myself struggling I listen to this podcast!

Katewstone ,

Great podcast! Highly recommend!

This is an amazing resource for people in recovery from disordered eating and eating disorders. So many expert guests!

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