Have you ever felt like your diet or food choices left you isolated or alone? Diet culture creates community but it also separates us. From our favorite foods, from connection to our bodies, from friends, family, or social gatherings. This podcast showcases the stories of people who have embraced intuitive eating and a non-diet approach. Join host Cara Harbstreet, founder of Libre Connections, for conversations with experts and everyday people. She's a registered dietitian who loves to blend food science and nutrition knowledge with practical, real-world advice. She uses a Health at Every Size (HAES) perspective in both her practice and this podcast to create a welcoming atmosphere where everyone can set aside their differences and reconnect over food. If you're curious, have a seat and listen in, you can eat with us!Stay tuned after each interview for a Q&A forum with listener-submitted questions. See episode descriptions and Show Notes at www.libreconnections.com/podcast.
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Ep 020: Ryan Sheldon & Eating Disorder Awareness
Welcome back to Season 2 of the "You Can Eat With Us" Podcast! We're right on the heels of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and our first guest is an outspoken advocate for ED screening, treatment, and support in recovery. Join us for a conversation with Ryan Sheldon as we chat about his experience with binge eating disorder (BED).A motivational speaker and brawn model, Ryan has been educating audiences about body image and BED since his own diagnosis in 2015. Passionate about raising awareness of binge eating and body image issues as an Ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), he has shared his story with the Today Show, Huffington Post, and Teen Vogue, among other outlets. An LGBTQ+ man living in a larger body, Ryan also speaks to teens about masculinity, identity, and body confidence. He is currently working on a book about his and other men's experiences learning to eat mindfully and love themselves just as they are. Show Notes:- National Eating Disorder Association Help and Support: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/help-support - Connect with Ryan on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bingeeaterconfessions/- Follow Libre Connections on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/libre.connections/
19 Mar 2019