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Join BFF’s and registered dietitian nutritionists Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones as they talk to different health & nutrition experts about how we can live healthier, more balanced lives. Each week they deep dive into topics like health at every size, food & culture, intuitive eating, mental health, and body acceptance. If you’re looking for a sustainable and inclusive path to wellness, hang out with Wendy and Jess every Wednesday to learn how to take care of yourself from the inside out.

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Join BFF’s and registered dietitian nutritionists Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones as they talk to different health & nutrition experts about how we can live healthier, more balanced lives. Each week they deep dive into topics like health at every size, food & culture, intuitive eating, mental health, and body acceptance. If you’re looking for a sustainable and inclusive path to wellness, hang out with Wendy and Jess every Wednesday to learn how to take care of yourself from the inside out.

    Rethinking Call Out Culture w/ Evelyn Tribole

    Rethinking Call Out Culture w/ Evelyn Tribole

    Today we’re talking with THE Evelyn Tribole (!!!, literally screaming), co-author of the best selling Intuitive Eating book, which is pretty much our intuitive eating bible. Evelyn is a walking source of knowledge, and we wanted to have a conversation with her about call out culture and cultivating compassion through communication. SO many gems were dropped and this has been one of our favorite episodes!!

    In This Episode We’ll Cover:
    • Evelyn’s personal experiences throughout the years with call out culture
    • How social media and the internet has amplified cancel culture
    • Ways that call out culture has manifested in the dietitian community with people disagreeing on the intuitive eating vs weight loss approach
    • The difference between calling out, calling on, and calling in
    • How to develop self preservation and compassion with disagreements & MORE!
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    For our resources and shownotes, visit foodheavenmadeeasy.com/podcast.
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    • 52 min
    Turn Basic Ingredients Into Exciting Meals w/ What's Gaby Cooking

    Turn Basic Ingredients Into Exciting Meals w/ What's Gaby Cooking

    Most of us have been spending more time in the kitchen lately because we sort of have to. Today, we’re talking with Gaby Dalkin from What’s Gaby Cooking about making cooking more approachable and fun during quarantine. We also do a fun fire round where Gaby puts together delicious meals featuring random ingredients you all submitted to us on IG!
    Tune in to learn: 
    How Gaby went from eating only buttered noodles and grilled cheese to becoming a 3x cookbook author and top chef 
    Her first job as a chef for a high profile celebrity (you’ll never guess who it was)
    We give Gaby your basic quarantine ingredients and she provides genius meal ideas (this would actually be a good reality show)
    Her faaaavvvvorite restaurants in LA (we were frantically writing them down as she told us)
    How she launched an entire podcast about quarantine cooking in just 3 days (it’s actually brilliant) & MORE
    For our resources and shownotes, visit foodheavenmadeeasy.com/podcast.
    3 ways you can support this podcast:
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    • 32 min
    How to Actually Enjoy Journaling w/ Rachel Wilkerson Miller

    How to Actually Enjoy Journaling w/ Rachel Wilkerson Miller

    For those of you struggling with organizing the different aspects of your life from work, home, relationships, hobbies, everything...this episode is for you. Today we’re talking with Rachel Wilkerson Miller, the author of Dot Journaling: A Practical Guide and The Art of Showing Up (coming out 5/26/20). Dot journaling is an efficient and fun way to get your life in order, and we’ll be picking Rachel’s brain about: 

    -Why everything we thought about journaling was wrong, and how to approach it instead (no, you don't have to write a novel)
    -What exactly is dot journaling and why this Pinterest craze is all the rage
    -How to make journaling more fun and enjoyable (hint: forget everything you thought you knew about journaling)
    -For people who are not drawn to journaling, is it something worth trying or should you finally let it go?
    For our resources and shownotes, visit foodheavenmadeeasy.com/podcast.
     
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    • 32 min
    Why You Should Stop Worrying About COVID Weight Gain

    Why You Should Stop Worrying About COVID Weight Gain

    Have you heard of the quarantine 15? It refers to weight gain during the COVID-19 pandemic, and lots of people have been concerned about it (queue the quarantine fitness challenges and weight loss plans) It doesn’t help that the media has been suggesting that people at higher weights are at a higher risk for COVID-related hospitalizations and ICU admissions. Today we’re diving into this topic and will get into: 
    -The importance of challenging COVID weight gain concerns 
    -Why the research suggesting people at higher weights are at higher risk is flawed 
    -How race, socioeconomic status, and pre-existing conditions can impact COVID health outcomes
    -The role body respect and neutrality can play in preserving your sanity during this time 
    -& MORE
    For our resources and shownotes, visit foodheavenmadeeasy.com/podcast.
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    • 30 min
    Will Taking Supplements Protect You Against Coronavirus?

    Will Taking Supplements Protect You Against Coronavirus?

    There’s so much information circulating about supplements and home remedies to ward off COVID-19. Today we’re talking with dietitian Alice Figueroa to sort through some of this information, and will cover everything from elderberry to clorox gargling. Tune in to learn more about: 
    -The science behind popular supplements like Vitamin C, D, Zinc, and Elderberry as it relates to immune support
    -What factors influence our immune response, and why boosting our immune system isn’t a good idea
    -The alkaline diet. Should we be eating more alkaline foods? 
    -Things you can do to support your health and sanity during these chaotic times + MORE! 
    For our resources and shownotes, visit foodheavenmadeeasy.com/podcast.
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    • 43 min
    Meditation for People Who Think They Can't Meditate w/ Yeradmi Gomes

    Meditation for People Who Think They Can't Meditate w/ Yeradmi Gomes

    Have you tried meditation but can’t seem to stick to it? Or maybe it just feels weird? Meditation has a number of benefits, but so many people struggle incorporating it consistently into their routine. Today we’re breaking it all down with our girl Yeradmi Gomes. We’ll be getting into: 
    -Why most of us are approaching meditation the wrong way
    -Yera’s favorite method for instantly quieting a busy mind
    -How to make yourself physically comfortable when meditating
    -Useful tips for meditating if you have a history of trauma
    -A LIVE guided meditation with Yera (she basically put us in a trance)
    -And most importantly, whether or not you should scratch that itch that ALWAYS pops up while meditating (amirite?)
    For our resources and shownotes, visit foodheavenmadeeasy.com/podcast.
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4.9 out of 5
982 Ratings

982 Ratings

kayelease ,

This podcast is amazing!!!

I’m always looking to find more black faces in the wellness space and Wendy and Jess do not disappoint! My outlook on (and relationship with) food has changed completely since I started listening to this podcast.

Cjser ,

Great

Stumbled across this podcast and really
Enjoy it! Great, fun and informative listen for my daily walks.

twurj ,

Best healthy lifestyle podcast!

Thank you for this podcast. I’ll be sharing the “Stop Worrying About COVID Weight Gain” episode far and wide to educate friends and family about health at every size, etc. I love the down to earth and practical advice given. You two are the best.

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