45 episodes

On Life with ED, the podcast Registered Dietitian Julia Werth brings you the stories behind eating disorders: explores what they are, how they feel, why they are so much more common today - and most importantly - how to conquer them.

Life with ED, the podcast Julia Werth, Registered Dietitian

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 47 Ratings

On Life with ED, the podcast Registered Dietitian Julia Werth brings you the stories behind eating disorders: explores what they are, how they feel, why they are so much more common today - and most importantly - how to conquer them.

    Episode 42: Gestational Diabetes and Body Image with Casey Seiden MS RD CDE

    Episode 42: Gestational Diabetes and Body Image with Casey Seiden MS RD CDE

    Between 6 and 9 percent of pregnant women develop gestational diabetes and yet there are so many misconceptions especially when it comes to eating and your body during this stressful time.

    Today on the show, host Julia Werth RD and guest Casey Seiden MS RD CDE try to break these down by discussing the myths and the reality of pregnancy with gestational diabetes. From honoring your cravings to weight gain to dealing with unwanted comments they cover it all.

    If you enjoyed the episode take a minute to give it a review, rating and share it with a friend! If you have any questions, comments or concerns share them with Julia at werthyourwhilenutrition@gmail.com or on instagram @werthyourwhile.

    • 32 min
    Episode 41: Coaching through Recovery with Mollie Birney

    Episode 41: Coaching through Recovery with Mollie Birney

    Ever felt like you were lacking in motivation? Like your therapist, dietitian or doctor weren't quite enough to help you figure out all the pieces of life that go into recovery? Well, that's where a coach can come in.

    Today on the podcast, Clinical Coach Mollie Birney joins host Julia Werth to discuss the benefits of working with a coach during your recovery and how she came to the profession. From Mollie's own eating disorder journey to finally conceiving and giving birth to her son, they cover it all from the personal to the professional side of life with an eating disorder.

    Article of the week: https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/quarantine-15-weight-gain-pandemic/?utm_source=YaleToday&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=YT_YaleToday-Students_7-13-2020

    Mollie's Story: https://humanparts.medium.com/things-i-learned-getting-punched-in-the-face-b92faed76124

    • 40 min
    Episode 40: Learning to exercise after an eating disorder with Rochelle Basil

    Episode 40: Learning to exercise after an eating disorder with Rochelle Basil

    For so many people with an eating disorder, exercise becomes a behavior and integral part of the disorder. It can be incredibly challenging to return to running, biking, swimming or whatever sport it was while in recovery because the mere action of exercising can be a trigger for all those old ED behavirors.

    Today on the podcast Rochelle Basil, a running coach for Lift Run Perform and Peak Movement Collaboration, joins host Julia Werth to discuss how she did it. Rochelle goes into the nitty gritty of how she walked off a division 1 track team in college and proceeded not to run again for five years before braving the old trigger and learning to find the love for movement alone.

    If you enjoy the episode please take a moment to leave a rating or review! If you have any questions or concerns contact Julia at werthyourwhilenutrition@gmail.com.

    Article of the week (1): https://www.parents.com/baby/health/postpartum-depression/
    Article of the week (2): https://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/blog/postpartum-depression-increase-risk-ed

    Connect with Rochelle: https://liftrunperform.com/
    Rochelle's Story: http://www.saltyrunning.com/running-anorexia/

    • 41 min
    Episode 39: When Eating Disorders meet Pregnancy with Crystal Karges RDN

    Episode 39: When Eating Disorders meet Pregnancy with Crystal Karges RDN

    Pregnancy comes with a lot of nerves no matter who you are. There are just SO MANY CHANGES. But for those of us who have suffered from an eating disorder, those changes can bring back a lot of old fears. From weight gain to morning sickness, pregnancy can seem like a nightmare.

    Well, today on Life with ED, the podcast, Julia sits down with Crystal Karges RDN to talk all about it. At 21 weeks pregnant, Julia has spent the last four months trying to navigate pregnancy without bulimia creeping back in. As a specialist in maternal nutrition, mental health and mother of five, Crystal Karges has seen it all.

    For any questions, comments or concerns email Julia at werthyourwhilenutrition@gmail.com.

    • 42 min
    Episode 38: Eating with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Jenny Friedman RD

    Episode 38: Eating with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Jenny Friedman RD

    Most of us have heard about Autism Spectrum Disorders, but many people often don't realize that difficulties eating, severe picky eating or an eating disorder can come along with it.

    Today on the show, Jenny Friedman RD, joins host Julia Werth to discuss how autism can impact a child's nutritional status and life as well as how she works with clients and families to reinstitute a normal relationship with food. Jenny is known as the @autism.nutritionist on instagram and can be found at www.jennyfriedmannutrition.com.

    With any questions, comments or concerns please contact Julia at werthyourwhilenutrition@gmail.com. To engage with more of Julia's content or work with her check out werthyourwhile.com or @werthyourwhile on instagram.

    Article of the week: https://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com/blog/2016/05/26/must-know-eating-disorders-autism-spectrum-lisa-geraud

    • 25 min
    Episode 37: Binge Eating Disorder Explained with Jennifer Rollin MSW LCSW

    Episode 37: Binge Eating Disorder Explained with Jennifer Rollin MSW LCSW

    Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder in the United States impacting an estimated 2.8 million individuals. However, it was not recognized as an official eating disorder until 2013. It is often misunderstood and undiagnosed. Today on the podcast, with the help of Jennifer Rollin MSW LCSW, we are trying to change that.

    Jennifer is the founder of The Eating Disorder Center in Maryland and a clinical specialist in eating disorder treatment. Find her at www.theeatingdisordercenter.com.

    If you enjoy the show, please remember to rate and review the show on itunes and share it with your friends and family. If you have any questions, comments or concerns email Julia at werthyourwhilenutrition@gmail.com.

    Article of the week: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2764584
    National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
47 Ratings

47 Ratings

Emm0058 ,

Informative and Entertaining

Julia's podcast is super informative without being boring. I love how all of the information is presented as stories. This podcast has opened up my eyes to the world of eating disorders. This is a topic I really never knew anything about. I've realized, through the podcast, that I had a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings regarding eating disorders. Highly recommend for anyone, and especially those in the health care field.

dr_mcd ,

Awesome podcast

Listening to Julia’s podcast has been an enlightening experience. I learn something new every episode and gain new perspectives as well. Always entertaining, always enjoyable to listen to!

Kgmcwill ,

A great listen

I learn something new from every episode of life with ED. As someone close to a few ED survivors, Julia’s podcast exposes me to facets of ED I’d never thought of before. Her warmth and earnestness is what makes this podcast so approachable and great to listen to!

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