In today’s episode, of The Daily Sweat Podcast, Ariana talks with Andrea Zimmering, a certified nutritionist and founder of Bite Wellness Consulting, who overcame her own food insecurities to help other women learn to harness the power of food positivity. In their conversation,
Key Points of Discussion
- What is food positivity?
- What is “food shaming”?
- How our language shapes how we view food
- How to find a balance between eating healthy vs feeling bad about eating “bad food”
- How do you start restoring your relationship with food?
- The key messaging health professionals that need to pass on to their clients
“What ended up happening, I stopped enjoying food the way I used to it.” (Andrea Zimmering)
“I just felt completely broken with my food and my body…” (Andrea Zimmering)
“I started to recognize that at the end of the day, it was most important for me to just feel good….” (Andrea Zimmering)
“…my hope for people is that we don’t train ourselves to eat through negative reinforcement but instead through positive reinforcement because it tends to be a better long-term strategy.” (Andrea Zimmering)
“When’re we in a stress state, our body doesn’t prioritize digestion.” (Andrea Zimmering)
The Daily Sweat podcast (Thanks Andrea for the shout out!)
The Psychology of Eating podcast
The Highest Self podcast
Connect with Andrea
Website: Bite Wellness
Facebook: Bite Wellness FB page
Instagram: Bite Wellness IG page