Episodes
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about Should you care about BMI?  She will touch on topics such as: What is BMI and how was it created?  Why BMI is not a great tool to measure health How lowering the BMI standards was actually really sketchy & unethical  We can't make assumptions about anyone's health based off their BMI Errors in a report from CDC not shared to the public about BMI. Health cannot be measured by whatever BMI category you are...
Published 07/28/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about 3 healthy eating tips. She will touch on topics such as: The basics of healthy eating. You cannot out-exercise not eating enough food What do social determinants of health show us? How to work on reducing negative emotions around eating? Breaking free of the all or nothing mindset with your eating   Additional Resources: Connect with Bonnie on Instagram: @diet.culture.rebel Looking to take the next step in...
Published 07/21/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Dr. Natasha Larmie aka "The Fat Doctor". She began blogging her own weight loss journey a year ago. This is where the name "The Fat Doctor" was born as a way of removing the power the word had as an insult. Natasha is a weight-inclusive GP who is on a mission to end weight stigma in the medical profession.  They will touch on such topics as: Weight stigma 101 Breaking down the definition of "FAT" How does your brain navigate trauma? Approaching...
Published 07/14/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about how to navigate food freedom and weight loss.  She will touch on topics such as: What do you feel like your missing out on by not having your ideal "BODY"? Is it possible to pursue health without losing weight? What even makes up our health? Ask yourself these questions: How has dieting truly served you? Now, how has it not served you? How will food freedom serve you? Lastly, why do you want to lose weight?  Additional...
Published 07/07/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by her past client Lisa. Lisa opens up about her mental battle with food. How she worked through her imperfect journey to finding her peace with food.  They will touch on such topics as: Being affected with mental battles around food. Not living a "TRUE" healthy lifestyle. How do you get away from the negative thoughts? Focusing your energy on what you are passionate about. You do NOT need to lose weight to be happy! Getting out of set routines...
Published 06/30/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about a question that came from her DMs. A Diet Culture Rebel asked, "How she can stop overeating the food she loves on her intuitive eating journey?"  She will touch on topics such as: What is intuitive eating? Why do so many people feel out of control when they start eating intuitively? Three things to consider if you feel like you are out of control with your favorite foods. Why intuitive eating is about honoring your body...
Published 06/23/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Lauren Cadillac. Lauren is a registered dietitian, certified intuitive eating counselor, certified personal trainer, retired bodybuilder, and eating disorder survivor. She owns and operates her own virtual private practice, helping clients all over the world heal their relationship with food using the Intuitive Eating framework. They will touch on such topics as: How her relationship with her body has changed over the years. The relationship...
Published 06/16/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about how she felt about the scale and tools she used to get rid of focusing on the number.   She will touch on topics such as: How did the scale use to make her feel? There is NO SHAME in not weighing yourself! 3 questions to ask yourself about the scale How to determine if the scale is right for you or not? Getting rid of focusing on the number! Additional Resources: Connect with Bonnie on Instagram:...
Published 06/09/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by her past client Tammy. Tammy opens up about how she felt about food and how it affected her. How Internalized fatphobia can manifest in our life but also in those closest to us.  They will touch on such topics as: We will revisit the moment she felt out of control with food How did thinking about food all the time affect her? What ultimately made her decide she needed to make a change with her relationship with food. Anyone can struggle with...
Published 06/02/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Carlie Saint-Laurent Beaucejour. Carlie is a registered dietitian nutritionist. She helps you reach your health goals and prevent and treat health conditions in a realistic, personal, and non-restrictive way. All virtually online. Her philosophy is to eat what you crave. They will touch on such topics as: The disconnect of how people view food Working through the misinformation around "The perfect way to eat" Nutrition is all or nothing How to...
Published 05/26/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by William Hornby. William is at the forefront of raising awareness for men with eating disorders with his advocacy on TikTok and Instagram Reels. He is in his fourth year at Temple University where he will graduate with two bachelor's degrees: BFA Musical Theatre and BBA Business Management. He trained in classical voice at the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts. He loves hiking, pumpkin carving, listening to NPR, and organizing zoom parties. ...
Published 05/19/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about her opinion of Overeaters Anonymous.  She will touch on topics such as: Illogical fallacies about avoiding binge foods There is a time and place for meal planning Walking you through journal prompts from OA What is habituation and how does it work? What is last supper eating? My final thoughts on OA Additional Resources: Connect with Bonnie on Instagram: @diet.culture.rebel Looking to take the next step in...
Published 05/12/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Natasha Ngindi. Natasha helps women ditch diets, love their bodies, and find movement that brings them joy. They will touch on such topics as: Closing the door on self-validation and moving towards intuitive eating Tips on how to do a social media detox Diversity in the wellness space How to conquer your fear of movement  First steps towards making the move to intuitive eating  Additional Resources: Connect with Natasha: Instagram:...
Published 05/05/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about her top 5 tips for overcoming your fear of food and honoring your fullness.  She will touch on topics such as: How you can honor your fullness Bonnie's personal battle with overeating Meeting what your body needs Stop micromanaging everything you eat! The barriers she sees to honor your fullness Additional Resources: Connect with Bonnie on Instagram: @diet.culture.rebel Check out my course so you can deep...
Published 04/28/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Breanne Failor. Breanne is the founder of Anti-Diet Yoga. She has her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification and is currently working on her Lay Facilitator Intuitive Eating Certification. Breanne’s goal is to create yoga classes accessible to all bodies—giving you time and space to quiet your mind and connect to your body through movement and breath. Building a community where diet culture is left at the door, and you are perfect the way you...
Published 04/21/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Kelsea & Rachael from TTSL Podcast. Kelsea is the owner/CEO and Rachael is the Chief Brand Officer at CVG. They started this company to create a community of women supporting each other. Helping women find ways to take the driver's seat of their health and hone in on what their body needs. Making their body top priority.     They will touch on such topics as: Why the scale is not a helpful way to look at your health Creating fitness goals...
Published 04/14/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Sara Zoldan. Sara is the founder of Love At Any Size, is a body-positive and weight-neutral love coach who helps plus-size single women struggling with negative body image and weight stigma in dating find love at their current size without settling or losing a pound.  They will touch on such topics as: Take a look at your friend circle  Internalizing fat phobia and how does it impact your dating Neutralizing the word "FAT" Stop self-sabotaging...
Published 04/07/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Nicola Salmon. Nicola is a fat-positive fertility coach and author of “Fat and Fertile”. She helps fat folks navigate getting pregnant in a weight-obsessed world and advocates for change in how fat people are treated whilst accessing help with their fertility. Nicola uses her unique fat-positive framework to support people in finding their own version of health without diets, advocate for their bodies, relearn how to trust their body, and believe...
Published 03/31/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Lisa Hendrickson-Jack. Lisa is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner who teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles for natural birth control, conception, and monitoring overall health. In her new book The Fifth Vital Sign, Lisa debunks the myth that regular ovulation is only important when you want children by recognizing the menstrual cycle as a vital sign. Drawing heavily from the current...
Published 03/24/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about her review of Intuitive fasting.  She will touch on topics such as: Intuitive fasting and my take on it Moving away from food rules Disordered eating behaviors being glorified What is Intuitive about intermittent fasting When is the last time you enjoyed being told: "when to eat and what to eat?" Additional Resources: Connect with Bonnie on Instagram: @diet.culture.rebel Looking to take the next step in...
Published 03/17/21
 In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Dr. Heather Finley. Dr. Heather Finley is a Registered Dietitian with a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition who specializes in gut health. Heather struggled with her own gut health issues for years and through her education and experience has developed a proven and tested 3 step framework for approaching gut health. Heather helps others find bloating, constipation, and anxiety relief so they can live a life without fear, anxiety, brain fog, bloat, and...
Published 03/10/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk with you about National Eating disorder week! She will touch on topics such as: First acknowledging eating disorders  The negative impact that eating disorders have at a young age The role dieting plays with eating disorders How eating disorders affected my family My personal history with eating disorders even after being "RECOVERED" Bridging the gap with Intuitive eating to be more at peace with food   Additional Resources: Links:...
Published 03/03/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to talk to you about improving your health by breaking out of a dieting mentality and embrace eating what your appetite wants with intuitive eating. She will touch on topics such as: We are all-natural intuitive eaters How to get back in touch with the intuitive eater inside you 10 principles of intuitive eating Benefits of Intuitive eating First steps you can take to become an Intuitive eater Additional Resources: Intuitive Eating Book...
Published 02/24/21
In this week's episode, Bonnie goes solo to answer the question of Should you keep dieting?  She will touch on topics such as: Discovering how many diets you've been on in your life What you can learn from "Laura's" struggles with dieting Why you should hate the word discipline The dieter's dilemma Minnesota Starvation study The Hard Facts on the effects of dieting Additional Resources: Connect with Bonnie on Instagram: @diet.culture.rebel Looking to take the next step in becoming...
Published 02/17/21
 In this week's episode, Bonnie is joined by Reilly Beatty. Reilly is a Los Angeles based sports dietitian. She works as the Director of Sports Nutrition for UCLA and runs an online private practice specializing in female soccer players. Reilly is super passionate about changing the culture in athletics when it comes to body image and nutrition. When she isn't talking about nutrition or sports, Reilly likes to spend time with her husband, Robby, and two dogs Bo & Oge. They will touch...
Published 02/10/21