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May 1, 2018

The History of Diet Culture, The Negative Impacts of Weight Stigma and Thin Privilege with Christy Harrison

Christy Harrison is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified intuitive eating counselor and the host of Food Psych Podcast. She specializes in helping people make peace with food and reclaim the time and energy they lost to The Life Thief of diet culture.

We Talk About:

  • How Christy got into the work she’s doing now, her history of disordered eating and
  • Why eating disorders don’t always look like what society tells us they do
  • What is diet culture?
  • This history of diet culture and fatphobia - and how it intersects with racism and sexism
  • larger bodies associated with races that were lower on racist evolutionary scales
  • class status associated with body size
  • Scientific studies didn’t precede focus on smaller bodies - culture dictated medicine
  • Why weight stigma negatively impacts people in larger bodies more than the weight itself
  • What is thin privilege
  • Internalized fat phobia versus externalized fatphobia
  • How can people with thin privilege help use that privilege for good
  • Knowing your boundaries when it comes to being an ally
  • How to identifying diets in disguise
  • Nocebo effect - why your brain is so powerful
  • Why being present in your life is more important than eating perfectly

Links:

Nourishing Women Podcast Collaboration on Manifestation: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/nourishing-women-podcast/id1273444999?mt=2

 

Resources:

Intuitive Eating: https://amzn.to/2Km5ZeO *

 

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