LPP #62 Finding Acceptance, Belonging & Connection Without Dieting with Cara Harbstreet

This week I’m chatting with anti-diet Registered Dietitian, Cara Harbstreet. Cara is the founder of Street Smart Nutrition. And although I have spoken to a number of non-diet RD’s in this second season of the podcast, I’m always surprised at how each of the conversations take such a different path. We talk about Cara’s experience with disordered eating and how she found her way to freedom. We also focus on: the prevalence of disordered eating in female athletes, the misleading marketing tactics – used by the diet industry – that mask diets/weight-loss, and how we can find an identity in dieting praying on our need to belong & be accepted.


IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

  • Cara’s intuitive eating journey
  • The difference between ‘disordered eating’ and an ‘eating disorder’
  • How elimination diets (like vegetarian or vegan) can mask disordered eating tendencies
  • Her “cheeseburger phase” experiment
  • The guilt she experienced upon starting her intuitive eating journey
  • How being alone can exacerbate emotions when you are feeling triggered
  • The importance of eating food that YOU personally find satiating
  • Health = the controllable behaviors that we can actually influence
  • The importance of our overall lifestyle & the behaviors we embody to our health
  • Eating for the sake of aesthetics in the world of athletics
  • Why we can only take people as far into the healing process, as we have gone ourselves
  • Why it’s important not to demonize food and where it comes from
  • Food rules and how to identify them
  • Diets are really selling us on belonging
  • How the diet industry manipulates consumers by using misleading marketing tactics that mask diets/weight-loss
  • The risk of receiving non-specific diet/lifestyle advice from general practitioners

CONNECT WITH CARA:

Her website: http://www.streetsmartnutrition.com/

Email: streetsmartnutrition@gmail.com

On instagram: https://www.instagram.com/streetsmart.rd/

Facebook Community “You can sit with us”: https://www.facebook.com/groups/IEwithStreetSmartNutrition/

 



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