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NBSV 124: Food, vegan nutrition, the BS of diet culture, and more with Desiree Nielsen + Zoe Peled

It’s no secret that our podcast episodes often contain at least a few mic drops. This one may set the bar.

Earlier this year, Registered Dietitian Desiree Nielsen joined me to discuss all things food and nutrition. Our conversation was so expansive, we needed to bridge it into a separate discussion, and invite Coach Zoe (my fellow BS-buster) to join the talk.

We discuss dismantling certain structures within the ‘fitness industrial complex’ (a term coined by Fitness for All Bodies), the problematic components of the diet industry, nutrition, when veganism is used as weight loss incentive, and so much more.

Important topics and points you don't want to miss:

>> Why veganism needs to stop being touted as [only] a tool for weight loss

>> The foremost problematic component of the fitness/wellness space that stands out for myself, Desiree, and Zoe

>> Busting the notion of larger bodies = bad // smaller bodies = good (and why diet culture needs to be critically assessed)

Connect with Desiree and Zoe:

>> Desiree's website

>> Desiree on Instagram and Twitter

>> Zoe on Instagram and Twitter

Episode transcript:

Access a full transcript of the episode here.


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