Can We Lose Weight While Being Body Positive?

Check out our debut episode! Podcast host (and your new best friend) Michelle Shapiro, an integrative and functional Registered Dietitian, talks the TRUTH about current trends in nutrition. In this episode we discuss:Michelle’s own personal story of drastic weight loss efforts *which she does not recommend,* and the health consequences that can ensueBody neutrality and weight loss through a functional nutrition lensThe crucial difference between body neutrality and body positivity, and what this means for your health journeyThe truth about current trends in nutrition (think: Body positivity, HAES, Intuitive Eating)Tangible steps for how to determine if/when weight loss is right for YOUHow to access your authentic inner voice and be your own healthcare advocateWe hope you stick around for a season full of captivating and practical information to help you Quiet the Diet and become the best version of YOU!Weight Bias in Healthcare (blog post)Work 1-on-1 with a functional Registered Dietitian at Michelle Shapiro Nutrition LLCLearn more about the practiceFollow the pod on IGFollow Michelle on IGTimestamps: (5:00) Background about Michelle’s drastic weight loss journey (what NOT to do!) and personal experiences growing up in a larger body(7:25) Evidence of why weight loss is not always good. Health effects of Michelle’s rapid weight loss: Anxiety, panic attacks, hair loss, fatigue, acid reflux, hypothyroid and the positive aspects of her weight loss (12:00) What is functional nutrition? Root-cause healing vs. treating symptoms(15:05) Michelle’s take on nutrition current movements: Health at Every Size and Body Positivity. What they get right & what they don’t.(21:40) Why/how do we Quiet the Diet? How to access your own authentic voice to make autonomous food choices. (26:12) How social media is incorrectly lumping beneficial ancient modalities in with the “diet culture” (31:28) 3 Steps you can take right now to determine if weight loss is right for you (36:35) The problems with “intuitive eating” and how to ACTUALLY eat intuitively (40:23) What’s coming up this season!

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Welcome to "Quiet the Diet", the podcast, hosted by Michelle Shapiro, Integrative/Functional Registered Dietitian from NYC. Michelle has supported over 1000 clients to reverse anxiety, approach their weight with love, and heal digestive issues. Utilizing humor, nuance, and compassion, Michelle helps clients access their own liberating self-awareness.On the podcast, Michelle shares her own journey of losing weight the wrong way (and what the consequences of that drastic 100 pound weight loss were), and how she learned to prioritize whole-body health as a result (instead of restrictive diets.)The goal of “Quiet the Diet” is to empower listeners to make health decisions autonomously, every single time they eat. The podcast will arm the listener with the education and support needed to make health decisions based on their own terms. The podcast is a guide to mastering one’s health by listening to one’s self. On "Quiet the Diet," Michelle is not afraid to have hard conversations and tackle difficult topics if it means helping her listeners. She will bring on innovative guests from the healthcare space to shed unique light on important topics. From functional nutrition to the latest research in integrative medicine, Michelle covers it all with her signature nuance and compassion.Whether you're looking to improve your health and well-being or just want to learn more about functional medicine and body neutrality, "Quiet the Diet" has something for everyone. Tune in and join Michelle on her journey to help people quiet the noise of fad diets and focus on nourishing their bodies and minds.