“Look beyond aesthetics and look at being healthy,” Food Medic Podcast EPISODE 7 – Eating to thrive not survive in training with Liam Holmes

The longer I spend in the evidence-based nutrition world, the more similar the advice seems to become. Really, once we get beyond the bullshit pseudoscience, the “big rocks” of nutrition are widely agreed upon–get enough protein (but don’t expect it to be magic), gets lots of fruits and veggies, have sufficient fats and carbs forContinue reading ““Look beyond aesthetics and look at being healthy,” Food Medic Podcast EPISODE 7 – Eating to thrive not survive in training with Liam Holmes”

“Single by choice,” The Food Medic Podcast, EPISODE 7 – Diet culture and the highs and lows of being a person online with Lucy Mountain

I have this hypothesis that rejecting society’s standards in one aspect of our lives makes it easier to do so in others. If you reject diet culture, the assumption that our value is based at least in part on our body size and the solution to feeling undervalued is to do extreme things in orderContinue reading ““Single by choice,” The Food Medic Podcast, EPISODE 7 – Diet culture and the highs and lows of being a person online with Lucy Mountain”

“Science is political,” The Food Medic podcast, S4 EP7 (part 1): INFERIOR: How Science Got Women Wrong

The Food Medic, Dr. Hazel Wallace’s podcast, is a new one to me, and I’ve been digging into the archives to learn more and give it a try. The conversation I want to highlight today is with journalist Angela Saini, who got interested in the history of sexism in science whilst researching menopause. Apparently, thereContinue reading ““Science is political,” The Food Medic podcast, S4 EP7 (part 1): INFERIOR: How Science Got Women Wrong”