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Join antidiet dietitian Alicia Brown every M & Th at The Kitchen Table as she talks about ditching dieting and ridding food guilt forever by healing the relationships you have with food & your body through intuitive eating. If pursuing weight loss is stealing your time, effort & energy, listen in as she teaches you another way to eat & another way to live. By sifting through all our “food & body stuff,” Alicia believes we can live brighter, more purposeful lives. Visit nutritionwithalicia.com
 
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If you’ve feared how your body will react to food, this episode is for you. Derived from a presentation given to Ashley Hurst and the Crohn’s and Colitis dietitians, I provide you a roadmap to move you from fear to flow with food. At the end of the episode you’ll learn exciting news about what’s to come for The Kitchen Table Podcast, so stay tuned …
 
Energy is one of the best indicators of health, but so many of us are living exhausted. It affects our life physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually and otherwise. In the episode, I help you reframe this conversation about energy and get you to think differently about energy spent and gained, not just with food and movement, but in your life.…
 
Knowing how much to eat can be hard when trying to just “listen to the body,” especially if we don’t really know how to trust in it’s hunger/fullness cues. ✨ In this episode I breakdown a 3-part phrase, AIM, to help you connect with food and your body at meal times to discover (for yourself) how much to eat instead of relying on rigid rules for amo…
 
In the past, I would have FREAKED out, but this time, I was able to *stay calm* and sane (without going zero to 100) upon seeing my blood sugar be high on a recent blood test. In the episode I describe my situation, I explain how blood sugar works a bit, and lastly, I share how intuitive eating is so possible (and almost more important!) when suffe…
 
Have you ever experienced a sudden jerk out of a really good moment upon realizing that it was going to end - and you didn’t want it to? In this in-depth and super insightful conversation with Stefanie, @iamstefaniemichele on IG, we discuss: ✨ Micro-moments of experiencing acute, small grief and how it shows up and impacts our lives. ✨ How to talk …
 
Do you feel your identity is in some way tied to being “the healthy one” or living a “healthy lifestyle?”. In a world of health, fitness and nutrition influencers, it can be hard to embody wellness rather than simply pretend to always do the “healthy” thing instead. In this episode, I share with you how to embrace the raw realities of living a life…
 
Victor is an Ayurvedic doctor who isn’t concerned with surface-level, quick-fix treatment modalities. Rather, he leverages a highly individualized approach to health as he works with clients and teaches students how to identify underlying causes of health imbalances. In the episode we discuss: ✨ How often our health issues aren’t about the food or …
 
Ever feel residual food guilt in the morning that prompts you to wake up making vows to yourself to eat “better” and less? In this episode I unpack: ✨ How to overcome morning food/body anxiety by grounding yourself and clearing your mind in the morning. ✨ What three things I recommend adding to your morning routine to yield more energy and aligned …
 
Homecooking can feel like a chore, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can bring joy, energy and satisfaction (in many ways) into your life. Personal chef and food educator, Sarah Subrize joins us at the kitchen table today to discuss: ✨ Common blocks to homecooking, what’s making it so hard, and how we can find more ease ✨ Tips to make meals mu…
 
It’s common and easy to “normalize” our frustrations, fears and anxieties about food and our bodies, but at the same time, it’s important to really know you CAN live a life without them (or at least not weighed down by them). I the episode we discuss: ✨ A walkthrough of a typical day showing where some food and body stressors/triggers might be. ✨ W…
 
Cherie @foodfreedomtherapist and I have a robust conversion about weight, weight loss, intuitive eating, and our truest deepest desires in life. We talk about our perceptions about weight, the reality of weight, relevant research on the topic, and how we must confront our weight belief/mindset before beginning our intuitive eating journey. In the e…
 
If stress about food and discomfort in how you feel about your body cause you any unhappiness in life this is an episode to listen to. I provide many of the details about a six-month program I just launched yesterday called, THE WORKSHOP, and in doing that I also provide stories and scenarios that you might resonate with if you’re feeling troubled …
 
It seems impossible to feel confident in our clothes when we don’t feel confident in our bodies. But what if it could work in reverse? What if we could use style to improve our confidence in our bodies here and now? ✨ How to style yourself when you’re not feeling good about yourself and your body. ✨ How to break free of wearing the same things over…
 
Cooking enhances our experience with food and our ability to uniquely achieve satisfaction, but it overwhelms us. What to cook, how to cook better, how to prep meals that aren’t boring, and how to make the time to do any of that prevent us from getting in the kitchen. In this episode I discuss: ✨ Barriers to home cooking, why they’re valid, and how…
 
The mind-body connection is (IMO) the biggest component of total wellness no one’s talking about, other than Casey Berglund. Casey believes you can strengthen your mind-body connection by recognizing the disconnected states (feeling anxious, frustrated and overanalyzing) and by coming back into our bodies to feel more grounded and whole. Casey will…
 
Getting dressed, going shopping, and finding clothes that fit, are comfortable, and that feel good can be a real struggle. Good thing is, you don’t have to tolerate the stress and frustrations of the clothing experience anymore. In the episode we discuss… ✨Three things to focus on when getting dressed and while thinking about what to keep in your c…
 
The mindset “move to lose weight” is ingrained in our minds so much so that it’s made fitness feel like punishment for the bodies we’re in. Jamie thinks differently, believing that we build a healthy, sustainable and life-long relationship with movement when it works *with* our bodies, not against them. In the episode we discuss... ✨ Reasons to mov…
 
You’ve heard talk of a mind-body connection, but why is this important? Why do we talk about it? In this episode we dive into pillar 2 of “The Workshop” - a 6 month program I’m launching June 20 - and we discuss… ✨ The differences between embodied and disembodied experiences and feelings and their importance. ✨ How and why the nervous system engage…
 
Could dietitians potentially be perpetuating problems of weight stigma and disordered eating? There are all sorts of dietitians from those focused on weight loss to those specializing in clinical care. Chella, a nutrition student with an interest in and passion for intuitive eating talk a with us about… ✨ Her experience feeling at war with food ✨ H…
 
You’ll leave this episode feeling empowered to tackle your “food and body stuff”. I define what I mean by this “stuff” in the episode and… We’re operating in a flawed, weight-loss centered paradigm set by diet culture how to release ourselves of that paradigm by that by letting the body lead and building body trust. I share some personal experience…
 
Holistic Nutritionist Lee Capatina, author of Eat Good Fat and CEO of Lee’s Provisions (an organic ghee and wellness tea company), shares how the pressures to losing weight in the modeling industry prompted her to reject body size “ideals” and dive deeper into exploring food, nourishment, and cooking. In the episode we discuss: ✨ How and why Lee pi…
 
Instead of shedding our food and body anxieties once we get into the “right” relationship, what often happens is that they change and amplify. Of course allowing another person into our life, in any capacity, brings up vulnerabilities within us! And so, in the episode we discuss... ✨ Why it’s important to clearly communicate your needs often (for f…
 
Dietitian Nicole Cruz talks about how our relationship with food impacts our family dynamic and influences how other family members perceive food and their bodies too. Diet culture, and the dieting mentality are generational and in this episode we unpack how to preserve our intuitive eating nature from childhood. In the episode we discuss… ✨ How po…
 
The gateway to happiness is sifting through the unhappiness - the suffering, fear, anxieties, etc. In this episode, we talk about how unhappiness builds when it’s not addressed. How our negative thoughts and feelings (like those about food and body stuff) grow and grow if they’re constantly being shoved down and not let out. Talk about your pain, a…
 
Debbie Emick found her people-pleasing and perfectionist tendencies impacting her health and ability to receive the care she needed, immensely. Disconnected from (and distrusting of) her body, Debbie fought to improve her health in many conventional ways, to no avail, and she tried to do it perfect. Does this sound relatable? In the episode we disc…
 
The first Monday of every month you can join me here for a Q&A episode filled with questions *you* asked on Instagram. In this session we discuss: ✨Intermittent fasting, what are the benefits and drawbacks? Does it contribute to disordered eating? ✨Feeling uncomfortable about our weight and struggling to lose weight without dieting. ✨Why energy and…
 
Imagine waking up every day with a calm, sound mind free from stress. Sounds impossible, right? Well Rich Taylor, author of “Stress Free You” believes this is 100% possible for you and he claims to know how to help you achieve it. In this interesting episode, we discuss… ✨ What “stress switches” are, how to identify them, how to understand how they…
 
The constant chatter of “should’s” in our minds remind us it's better for us to do something we’re not currently not doing. They say we “should” drink more water, eat more vegetables, do X health-related thing, etc. The “should’s,” inevitably, make us feel like a failure when it comes to our health because we simply can't keep up with all their adv…
 
In this inspiring episode, Dr. Lauren Merklin shares how she personally ditched the dieting paradigm and rediscovered herself and her health in a new and more empowering through the science of intuitive eating. In the episode you’ll gain insights about: ✨ How Dr. Lauren’s history of chronic dieting, struggle with fatphobia, and leaving an unstable …
 
What foods do we need to eat to lose weight, improve metabolism, clear skin, or improve digestion? In the show, I talk about why this approach to nutrition and health isn’t as beneficial as talking about *how* we eat instead, addressing our thoughts/feelings/attitudes/beliefs about (and behaviors with) food. Talking about how we eat transforms what…
 
Embodiment & Intuitive Eating Coach, Nicole Alyssa Morse, talks about the need for intimacy and connection with food and our bodies is key to healing. Maybe what weight loss protocols are missing is deeper connection and care. In the episode we discuss: ✨ How we use food to feel or to prevent ourselves from feeling at times, using it as a tool to d…
 
We’re taught you can manage your weight and your health by using scales and phone apps while having someone hold you accountable to “staying on track.” However, in this episode, I discuss why you truly DON’T need to manage your nutrition and be constantly “held accountable” when eating intuitively, instead. It’s a much more free and satisfying way …
 
Home organization and decluttering expert, Christine Stone, believes ease and clarity comes with living an organized home. However, our “food and body stuff” can sometimes get in the way with our ability to clear and declutter without even knowing it. In the episode, Christine and I discuss: ✨ How organizing our home, our closets and our kitchen, h…
 
Oftentimes, weight loss comes with praise and weight gain often comes with crickets. In this special episode I dive into reasons why body comments (even with good intentions) can be harmful and how to offer more valuable comments and compliments and/or redirect the conversation instead. In the episode we discuss: ✨ How praising weight loss can be (…
 
Breathwork facilitator and genuine soul, George Ramsay, joins The Kitchen Table to talk about the power of the breath. “The breath works!” he exclaims. In the episode he expands on the topic, discussing: ✨ How attuning to the breath can help regulate emotions by way of the nervous system. ✨ How his personal experience living disembodied in his prio…
 
Does thinking about goal-setting make you cringe? Oftentimes we’re burned by goal setting, especially regarding health-related goals. We set lofty goals because we’re ambitious! Determined! And hold a big vision for ourselves. However, that doesn’t work and leaves us feeling unaccomplished. In this episode I talk about ditching goals and, rather, m…
 
Dolly Parton inspired life coach, Kourtney Thomas, speaks on how wrestling with limiting beliefs, being more compassionate with ourselves and dismissing quick-fix approaches helps us live a more purposeful life. In the episode we discuss: ✨ How reevaluating and discovering your values can reshape the trajectory of your life. ✨ How to get started re…
 
Do you want to feel more confident in the skin you’re in? There’s no “confidence switch” to flip or magical affirmation to say, but there is a flow I’ve found through my personal journey and work with clients that I share with you in the episode. Give it a listen if... ✨ You’re wanting to feel more confident in the skin you’re in. ✨ If you’ve felt …
 
Dr. WendyLeigh White, a licenced naturopathic doctor and non-diet HAES practitioner shows how a holistic view of the body and how it functions supports our journey to heal the relationships we have with food and our body. She offers a great perspective in this episode, highlighting: ✨ How the overemphasis of food and body places a charge on those e…
 
Ambitious and determined women often get sucked into diet culture’s messaging of “just persevere,” “just keep going” and do so until hitting the point of (sometimes extreme) exhaustion. This does more harm to our health than good. In the episode I discuss: ✨ Differences between the intuitive eating and weight loss paradigms ✨ How messages of persev…
 
Ayurvedic Doctor, Victor Briere, co-founder of the International Institute of Ayurveda, joins me at the Kitchen Table for a deep and detailed discussion about parallels that exist among intuitive eating and ayurvedic’s philosophy and practices. In the episode we discuss: ✨ Beginning to uncover root causes of our health impairments, rather than cons…
 
The biggest thing keeping you from eating intuitively is your anxiety, which is rooted in fear, which keeps you from being present and grounded… Especially at mealtimes. In this episode I discuss: ✨ Why our food and body anxieties exist and how to understand it more. ✨ How anxieties block our intuition and disconnect us from our body. ✨ A practice …
 
We’re wired for connection, belonging, and love, but conditioning from diet culture can separate us from our true selves and others. Therapist Melissa Parks helps us unpack this message in the episode as we discuss: ✨ Why dieting, isolating, detaching, and dissociating are natural, protective responses of the nervous system to make sense of overwhe…
 
Last week Gwyneth Paltrow, globally renowned actress turned health and wellness influencer, came out with the diet book, “Intuitive Fasting” last week and I have many bones to pick with it. In this episode I unpack: ✨ How diet culture persuades us to invest our time, effort and energy into damaging and unproven weight loss efforts under the guise o…
 
Dr. Jill Zimmerman attributes much of the pain we experience in the body to gradual (and natural) shifting out of optimal alignment, not weight. In this info-packed episode Dr. Jill explains: ✨ How “‘getting healthy’ by hitting the treadmill at the gym” can increase our risk of injury by putting repetitive pressure and strain on misaligned joints. …
 
We all get bored with food sometimes and putting in the effort to find out what to eat can be exhausting. It’s like we’re stuck in a rut. In this episode I help you navigate food boredom by... ✨ Helping us understand why food boredom exists. ✨ Providing you a “brain dump” exercise to help you remember the foods you like (that you’re not eating). ✨ …
 
The ‘Health at Every Size’ (HAES) movement is perplexing because it contradicts what we’ve been taught by diet culture - that health is thin. In this episode, non-diet and HAES dietitian from Nashville, Emily Murray, shares: ✨ The sparknotes basics of what HAES is about. ✨Her first reaction to HAES and how it’s paramount in her advocacy work now. ✨…
 
“I’m so frustrated about always having to think about food!”. It’s a common complaint that I receive from clients and something I’ve struggled with myself when I had a poor relationship with food - obsessive food thoughts. In the episode we dive into... ✨ Why recognizing (and getting ticked about) constantly thinking about food is actually a good s…
 
#1 New York Times bestselling author, writer and storyteller, John Romaniello, joins us at The Kitchen Table today to talk about the importance of communication. This episode is for you if you feel like you have difficulty meeting goals, asking for what you need, or really understanding why you do what you do sometimes. In the episode we discuss...…
 
In this special episode on “food stuff” and relationships, Alicia answers a listener question, “did you ever feel uninterested in love (relationships, dating) when struggling with food?”. In short YES. In the episode I explain... ✨How obsessions with food and constant self-criticism of my body prevented me from being open to receiving love. ✨How I …
 
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