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The Appetite

Dec 20, 2018

Holiday festivities, time with family, and a change in routine often inspire a diet or “lifestyle change” immediately following. May we suggest that you consider NOT starting a diet this new year? In this episode, Opal's Nutrition Director Julie Church, RDN and host Carter Umhau, LMHC discuss the negative physical and psychological ramifications of diet-mentality, how the diet industry has been rebranded as "wellness," and why eating a lot of the foods you like doesn't make you "bad."

Opal: Food + Body

'White People Food' is Creating an Unattainable Picture of Healthby Kirsten Aiken:

12 Reasons to Ditch the Diet Mentality by Christine Byrne

The Dangers of Dieting and "Clean" Eating: