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The Appetite

Oct 3, 2019

How are bodies political? The vibrant dietitian and podcast host Aaron Flores, RDN (of Dietitians Unplugged) joins Opal’s Nutrition Director Julie Church, RDN, CEDRD-S, CD and host Carter Umhau, LMHC to share his feminist perspective on the politics of being in a fat body. Aaron talks about how being fat (as a cis,...


Sep 25, 2019

What does it take to heal? Obviously there’s a lot to it, but we’d dare to say that COURAGE (in all its forms) is at the heart of it all. Opal Co-Founder and Executive Director Dr. Lexi Giblin PhD, CEDS joins host and therapist Carter Umhau, LMHC to explore the many types of courage and their roles within eating...


Sep 20, 2019

Do you trust your body’s appetite cues? It’s all about internal regulation on the last of this four-part series inspired by Ellyn Satter’s “Eating Competency Skills” and we’re talking body wisdom. Opal Co-Founder and Nutrition Director Julie Church, RDN, CEDRD-S, CD talks with host and therapist...


Sep 10, 2019

What habits and routines can support healthy eating?  This third of our four-part series on Ellyn Satter’s eating competency skills, offers a look into how to build a healthy context and environment to support your food choices. Opal Co-Founder and Nutrition Director Julie Church, RDN, CEDRD-S, CD talks with host...


Sep 6, 2019

What is a healthy attitude around food and eating habits?  This second of a four-part series on Ellyn Satter’s eating competency skills, continues to define healthy eating through the question of how to eat, rather than what to eat. Opal Co-Founder and Nutrition Director Julie Church, RDN, CEDRD-S, CD talks with host...