In this episode, we interview national nutrition expert Rebecca Scritchfiled on the topic of body kindness. Rebecca is a registered dietitian nutritionist, certified exercise physiologist, author of the book Body Kindness, and host of the Body Kindness podcast. Through her weight-inclusive counseling practice, she helps people make peace with food, find the joy in exercise, and create a better life with workable goals that fit individual interests.
- Why Rebecca shifted her focus as a dietitian towards body kindness and acceptance
- How Rebecca recommends addressing privilege with clients
- Whether or not Rebecca thinks it’s helpful to lead with health (specifically related to clients living with chronic conditions) when talking about intuitive eating
- For people who want to practice healthier eating habits and have no idea where to start, she’ll discuss a practical framework for nutrition education that includes body kindness & intuitive eating
- Why we need to stop using BMI as an indicator of health status
- What the research has to say about dieting & having a weight-focused approach to health
- 3 things you can do right now to kick things off with body kindness
- Rebecca’s website
- Body Kindness: Transform Your Health from the Inside Out–and Never Say Diet Again
- Weight inclusive approach better for health
- BMI study we discussed
- Weight stigma and social justice
- HAES (Health at Every Size) principles
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