Today we’re unpacking what unapologetic eating means with dietitian friend Alissa Rumsey. Alissa is passionate about advocating for women to reclaim the space to eat and live unapologetically. She recently released the book Unapologetic Eating: Make Peace With Food and Transform Your Life.
Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CSCS is a nationally recognized and award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist and the founder of Alissa Rumsey Nutrition and Wellness. Alissa specializes in Intuitive Eating, body acceptance and disordered eating recovery. Her philosophy is rooted in the anti-diet and Health at Every Size (HAES®) approach.
As a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, she helps people cultivate a healthy and peaceful relationship with food and their bodies. Alissa is also a monthly contributor to US News and World Report and has appeared in over 100 media outlets including NBC Nightly News, Health Magazine, SELF and Women’s Health. Alissa earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Dietetics and Exercise Science from the University of Delaware and a Master’s of Science degree in Health Communications from Boston University. In her spare time, Alissa can be found traveling to far-off countries, and, as a self-proclaimed “foodie,” exploring the expansive New York City food and restaurant scene.
In This Episode We’ll Cover:
- What eating unapologetically means
- The oppressive nature of dieting and how it is very much political
- The subtle ways dieting can manifest, Whole30 and portion control included.
- How to learn to trust your intuition when it comes to food
- Ways to navigate social pressures to diet and/or lose weight + MORE!
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