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Episode 18: Don’t Let Food and Weight Talk Get You off Track

Thank you for listening to the Brain over Binge Podcast. In this episode, Kathryn discusses what to do when you hear others talking about food and weight, whether that talk comes from friends, family, classmates, coworkers, social media, entertainment, or advertising.  You will learn how to stay detached from what people say about diets and weight […]... Read More
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Challenge Cultural Body Messages (with Ayurveda)

I often speak out against restrictive dieting, because not only does it promote binge eating, it is a harmful practice that is not effective in helping you reach and maintain a healthy weight. Giving up restrictive dieting does not mean giving up health or fitness, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. When you stop restrictive dieting (and binge eating), you can focus on […]... Read More
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What if Stopping Binge Eating Means Possible Weight Gain?

Recovery from binge eating isn’t about weight loss. Recovery from binge eating is about letting go of a harmful, health-sabotaging behavior, rising above the shame and pain it brought, and moving on with your life. However, the reality is that weight concerns and the desire to lose weight can be present in recovering binge eaters, so the […]... Read More

“Triggering” Numbers (Weight, Calories), and Portia De Rossi

     Portia De Rossi’s (Portia DeGeneres) new eating disorder book Unbearable Lightness has received some criticism for centering too much on weight, calories, and food and exercise rituals.  Portia uses numbers (describing her weight, calorie intake, and exercise) extensively, and some critics say there is danger the book will give weight loss “tips” to […]... Read More