What is intuitive eating and are food bloggers to blame for orthorexia - Eat, Capture, Share Podcast

In today’s episode (7) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Christy Harrison, anti-diet registered dietitian, diet culture expert, author, certified intuitive eating counselor and host of Food Psych Podcast. We dig deeper into the following topics…

  • Christy introduces herself and explains what intuitive eating really means and why it’s more complicated than we think

  • Christy explains how diet culture has negatively affected our ability to wholeheartedly listen to our body

  • Christy notes why pursuing ‘wellness’ is not helping us achieve health

  • Christy answers the question whether food bloggers and food instagrammers have a responsibility when it comes to how they share food on their blog and social media

  • Christy talks about why we live in a culture that is obsessed with food

  • Christy shares why healthy living (plant-based, paleo, keto, Whole 30 etc.) food bloggers are at greater risk of orthorexia

  • We discuss whether eating gluten is unhealthy and what the research shows us

  • Christy explains why sharing your positive health and food journey may actually not be as helpful as you think

  • We chat about food bloggers making desserts they don’t eat and what mixed messages this sends out to their audience

  • Christy shares her thoughts on 'what-I-eat-in-a-day’ type posts on social media

  • Christy talks about how we can share the food that we love and frame it in a more helpful way

  • We discuss why being authentic and ethical is everything when you’re a food blogger

  • We talk about the scientific link between cancer, wellness and plant-based eating


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