Dec 26, 2016
Fellow Health at Every Size dietitian Rebecca Scritchfield
shares how her family's identity as "emotional eaters" led to their
embrace of diet culture, how childhood poverty and food insecurity
affected her relationship with food, how she finally discovered the
anti-diet movement after starting to work as a dietitian, how she
developed the idea for her new book, Body Kindness, why the concept
of kindness is so essential in relating to your body, why weight
loss isn't a path to health, and lots more!
Rebecca Scritchfield is a well-being coach, registered dietitian nutritionist, certified health and fitness specialist and author of the book, Body Kindness, which Publisher’s Weekly calls “a rousing guide to better health.” Through her weight-neutral mindfulness-based counseling practice, she helps people create a better life with workable goals that fit individual interests.
She is the co-founder of Dietitians for Body Confidence, www.RD4BC.com, a website and free bi-monthly e-mail dedicated to shared learning among dietitians and future RDNs to improve body image in people they serve.
Rebecca has influenced millions through her writing, Body Kindness podcast, and appearances in over 100 media outlets including NBC Nightly News, CNN, the Today show, the Washington Post, O Magazine, Health, Shape, and many others. She lives in Washington, D.C., where she was recently recognized as one of ten “Supermom” entrepreneurs in the Nation’s Capital. Find her online at rebeccascritchfield.com, and get her book for 25% off from 12/27-1/31 at workman.com/products/body-kindness using offer code KIND.
RDs and RDs-to-be, be sure to sign the HAES petition
that Christy mentions in the episode!
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