How to Fight Nutrition Misinformation? with Abby Langer, RD
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Research around digestive health is constantly changing, and it is one of those areas where we don’t necessarily know all the answers. This week I interview RD Abby Langer on fighting nutrition misinformation and debunking some popular digestive health claims. Abby Langer has been a Registered Dietitian since 1999. Abby is passionate about all aspects of nutrition, from physiology to teaching to cooking. Her approach to nutrition is permissive and relaxed, and she is a true believer in living your best life without dieting. She has written in depth about debunking fad diets and nutrition myths and focuses on body respect and intuitive-style eating. When she’s not working, Abby loves running, spinning, discovering new foods, and spending time with her husband and two daughters. We talk about: How Langer became passionate in fighting nutrition misinformation Some of the worst gut health offenders Current claims and popular myths in the digestive health field Tips for dietitians looking to tackle misinformation and what to watch for How to be vigilant when so many things look credible How to address when other dietitians promote things that aren’t evidence based The importance of keeping up to date with scientific research Tips to consider when trying to make sense of research findings and which types of evidence are stronger than others Connect with Langer on her website at on Instagram @langernutrition or on Twitter or on her Facebook here as well!
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