We grew up in the age of low-fat, fat-free, no-carb, sugar-free, Atkins diet culture. Telling us that juicing and detoxing is the way, and yet...we still aren’t feeling good. Enter Whitney Catalano to flip these concepts on their head and bring us back to the intelligence of our bodies. We talk about the challenges + misperceptions around emotional eating, breaking the binge cycle, and the impact eating disorders has on our love + sex lives.
In this episode you’ll hear:
Why you can't lose weight and why it's NOT YOUR FAULT, even if you've lost weight on diets before Why emotional eating isn't always a bad thing so you can stop feeling ashamed and guilty all the time The truth about why you feel so obsessed with food & why it has NOTHING to do with willpower or "food addiction" (& why you're likely making it worse) The #1 thing getting in the way of your health and happiness (Hint: It's not the food) Tips on breaking the difficult cycle of binge eating How obsessiveness around food + your body may be impacting your relationships + sex life Insight around fasts + cleanses and how it may actually be contributing to greater weight gain + stress.
The Skinny on our Sexy Expert
Whitney Catalano, RDN is an anti-diet Registered Dietitian helping people break free from the diet/binge cycle, heal their relationship with food, make peace with their bodies, and take the power back from their inner bullies. She is the host of the popular podcast, Trust Your Body Project, where she treats her listeners to interviews with guest experts as well as solo episodes. Trust Your Body Project is not just a podcast but a growing social media movement aimed towards eliminating societal cultures around important topics such as weight stigma, eating disorders, emotional eating, fat culture, and “food addiction”, amongst others. With her vulnerability and honest no-filter approach to tough topics, Whitney inspires countless women to own their bodies and regain confidence. Follow her movement on Instagram @trustyourbodyproject . Find out more about her at whitneycatalano.com
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