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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.

    This is How You Get Young People Excited About Cooking — According to a 16 Year Old

    This is How You Get Young People Excited About Cooking — According to a 16 Year Old

    Today we have our youngest (and coolest) guest on the podcast, Rahanna Bisseret Martinez! At 16 years of age, Rahanna has been a Top Chef Junior finalist, and has staged at Chez Panisse Cafe, Compere Lapin, and Wolfgang Puck. She seriously had us questioning what we were doing with our lives at 16. 
    In This Episode We’ll Cover:
    • How Rahanna got into food and was featured Top Chef Junior
    • What works and doesn’t work when trying to get young people excited about new foods
    • Ways to incorporate creativity in the kitchen to make meals more exciting
    • Some of Rahanna’s favorite quarantine meals + MORE! 


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    • 33 min
    Intuitive Eating For Athletes

    Intuitive Eating For Athletes

    Athletes face unique challenges with intuitive eating. It’s common practice to restrict, binge, carb load, and engage in other disordered eating patterns, to try to achieve a certain body image or reach performance goals. Today we’re talking with our dietitian friend Heather Caplan, who has a virtual practice that focuses on weight-inclusive sports nutrition for athletes at all levels. 

    In This Episode We’ll Cover:
    • How athletes can incorporate intuitive eating into their workout regimen
    • Why athletes may be more at risk for disordered eating
    • Nutrition considerations for athletes and carb needs for runners
    • Gentle nutrition for people who are active, but aren’t athletes & MORE! 

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    • 42 min
    Navigating Food and Body Commentary During the Holidays

    Navigating Food and Body Commentary During the Holidays

    It’s that time of year again! The holidays are quickly approaching. This time of the year can be stressful and anxiety-provoking for some of the same reasons it’s such a fun and festive time of year: lots of decisions about food and eating, and lots of people to make those decisions around. Today we’re re-airing our conversation with dietitian friend Cara Harbstreet about how to navigate intuitive eating during the holidays. 


    In This Episode We’ll Cover:
    • Cara’s super informative tips for practicing intuitive eating during the holidays
    • How to deal with the fear-mongering articles about avoiding holiday weight gain
    • Navigating the (potentially triggering) weight-based comments that come up from our family members & MORE! 
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    • 34 min
    How To Feed Your Kids Without Losing Your Mind (Even During Covid)

    How To Feed Your Kids Without Losing Your Mind (Even During Covid)

    Are you a parent burned out by cooking and food/body issues with your kids? We can only imagine. Today we’re talking with writer and recipe developer Amy Palanjian about how parents can come out of 2020 with their sanity somewhat intact. Amy is the author of the latest book Busy Little Hands: Food Play, and you can find her over at Yummy Toddler Food.
    In This Episode We’ll Cover:
    • How parents can navigate kitchen burnout during COVID
    • Ways to engage with children who have very selective palates
    • Fun ways to involve your children in the cooking process
    • How to raise confident eaters who trust their food choices
    • What to do when other people comment on your child’s body + MORE! 
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    • 33 min
    Building Generational Wealth: Investing and Roth IRAs

    Building Generational Wealth: Investing and Roth IRAs

    Last week we spoke with attorney Jala Eaton about generational wealth and estate planning. She has so much valuable information to share, and so this week we’re doing a part two to build on last week's conversation!   
    In This Episode We’ll Cover:

    • What generational wealth means and practical ways to build it
    • Conventional and nonconventional ways to build assets 
    • The power of compound interest and how it works
    • Ways to build wealth when you don’t have much money
    • What a trust is and who should consider having one + MORE! 
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    • 44 min
    How to Build Generational Wealth: Trust & Estate Planning

    How to Build Generational Wealth: Trust & Estate Planning

    Generational wealth is a buzz term we’ve been seeing a lot lately, but what does it actually mean? Today we’re talking with Jala Eaton, an attorney who specializes in estate planning and contract law. She has so much valuable information to share and we had so many questions, so we’re breaking this up into two parts. 
    In Today’s Episode We’ll Cover:
    • What estate planning looks like in practice
    • The four most important documents you should consider having
    • The legal implications of not having an estate plan
    • How Jala’s relationship with money has evolved throughout the years + MORE! 
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    • 48 min

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