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How Personality Affects Food Choices with Jenna Braddock

Today we’re talking with Jenna Braddock, a sports dietitian, nutrition counselor, media/communications consultant, educator, wife and mama. She owns two websites: which has a mission to share real life strategies for better health and fitness, and which exists to provide teen athletes and their parents with science based, credible training information to help them perform at their best now and into their future. She is also a nutrition and movement coach at the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute where she helps people from around the globe reach their full potential.

Most importantly, she is married to Brian a head high school football coach and spends a lot of time investing in the team, and is a mom to two boys, ages 5 and 7, who keep her life wild and real. She enjoys gardening, interesting red wines, chocolate chip cookies, outdoor adventures and her family. Jenna has been a nutrition counselor for 15 years and has always been intrigued by the essence of personality. She believes that by better understanding a client’s personality, you have the ability to be exponentially more helpful. “When you know yourself better, you can learn how to work with yourself and not against it.”

In this episode, we’ll talk about:

  • The main tool Jenna uses to help people unlock the barrier to lifestyle change
  • The Enneagram Quiz and its connection to behaviors in eating, fitness, and wellness
  • Wellness behaviors that are easier (and harder!) to master based on your personality type
  • How to work for yourself, and not against yourself
  • 3 things you can do today to start living a healthier life
  • And much more!



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