Eat the Rules with Summer Innanen

I’m continuing the body image series, talking about the weight set point theory - what it is, how dieting impacts it, and why using it as a goal weight can be problematic to healing your relationship to food and your body.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/191
In this episode, we chat about:
- What the weight set point theory is,

- How we don’t have as much control over our weight as we’ve been led to believe,
- How dieting impacts our set point,
- Why the idea of a set point can trigger the diet mentality,
- What to focus on instead of getting to your set point,
- Why our happiness and acceptance can’t be conditional on achieving a certain body size,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/191
Direct download: 191_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Louise Adams, clinical psychologist and founder of UNTRAPPED, about the hazardous influence of body image ideals in society and on social media. We also talk about the dangerous agenda behind the Obesity Collective, its worldwide reach, and what we can do to fight this agenda.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/190
In this episode, we chat about:
- Louise’s history with dieting and what brought her to this work,

- Her reaction to fitness influencers on Instagram and the dangers of thin people co-opting body positivity,
- The expense associated with trying to attain the “ideal body,”
- What the Obesity Collective is and the dangerous agenda behind it,
- Why the shift from the “war on obesity” conversation to “combat weight stigma” isn’t necessarily the good thing it appears to be,
- Why you need to really examine who is behind the media you are consuming,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/190
Direct download: 190_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

I’m interviewing Nic McDermid, fat activist and intersectional feminist, about how fatphobia is rampant in the eating disorder recovery world and the harm that this does, what they can do better, the importance of reclaiming the word fat, and how to navigate acceptance and recovery with chronic pain.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/189
In this episode, we chat about:
- Nic’s experience recovering from an eating disorder and seeking treatment in a fat body,

- Ways that microaggressions and fatphobia show up in the eating disorder landscape,
- That reclaiming the word fat is a continuous process and how curating her social media feeds helped,
- How making people uncomfortable can be a positive thing and why Nic does that with her online presence,
- How fatphobia in medicine impacts people with chronic illness and pain,
- That you are the expert in your own body,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/189
Direct download: 189_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

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