Ep 79: Nutrition and Body Kindness in Medicine with Rebecca Scritchfield, MA, RDN, EP-C

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In this episode, Rasa chats with registered dietician, exercise physiologist, author, and fellow podcaster Rebecca Scritchfield about body kindness, intuitive eating, and health at every size and how to incorporate these practices into the art of medicine.

Rebecca Scritchfield (She/Her) is an award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist, certified exercise physiologist, author of the book Body Kindness, now in 4 languages, and host of the Body Kindness podcast. Through her counseling practice, she helps people make peace with food, find the joy in exercise, and create a better life. Her Body Kindness philosophy has been studied at UNC Charlotte to help reduce depressive symptoms and heal body image in pregnancy and postpartum. Rebecca is co-creator of Self-Care for Diabetes, a global virtual membership for education and emotional support for people with diabetes concerns to make weight-neutral, positive changes to habits, without dieting or food restrictions. Rebecca’s free “get started” e-course is at BodyKindnessBook.com/start rebecca@bodykindnessbook.com

Links:

Body Kindness: https://www.bodykindnessbook.com/

Free “get started” with Body Kindness: www.BodyKindnessBook.com/start

Free diabetes myths guide: www.SelfCare4Diabetes.com/myths

Association for Size Diversity and Health: https://asdah.org/

Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/08/opinion/sunday/why-you-cant-lose-weight-on-a-diet.html

Episode produced by: Rasa Valiauga

Episode recording date: 12/26/21