Five Best Intuitive Eating Podcasts

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I’m someone who learns best through listening, so no surprise that podcasts have been one of the most helpful things for me both in my personal intuitive eating journey, and professionally. If I’m cooking dinner, cleaning the house or driving to work, you can bet that I probably have a podcast going on in the background.

I’ve found intuitive eating podcasts to be such a helpful resource for my clients as well. I often recommend specific episodes to reinforce what we’ve discussed in session. Having another voice, especially someone who has experienced what they’re struggling with, or an expert doing a deep dive into the research, can be so helpful for getting concepts to click.

The following podcasts are one’s that I listen to regularly. Be sure to subscribe so you can listen to new episodes when they come out, but definitely dig into the old episodes too!

Food Psych  

Food Psych was the first intuitive eating/ED recovery podcast I listened to. Outside of my professional training to become a certified intuitive eating counselor, this podcast has had the greatest impact on my practice. In each episode, the host Christy Harrison, a registered dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor, interviews different experts, starting with their relationship with food growing up, and eventually making their way to a discussion of topics related to eating disorder recovery, intuitive eating and weight stigma. I really appreciate that the podcast brings up less discussed, but incredibly important topics in the field, including gender identity and disordered eating, pleasure/sex and body acceptance, and health politics.

My favorite episodes:

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The Love, Food Podcast

Each episode starts by reading a listener’s “letter to food,” sharing their story and struggle with their relationship with food. Registered dietitian Julie Duffy Dillon then responds, often with the help of another expert in the field. I always appreciate the gentle way she responds to readers questions, and the way she’s able to break down difficult to understand concepts in such a relatable way.

My favorite episodes:

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You Can Eat With Us

My friend Cara Harbstreet’s podcast is only 4 episodes deep, but I am loving it so far! I just love her fearlessness in calling out diet culture and telling it like it is. I was really honored to be the first guest on her podcast, where we recorded a bit of an intro to intuitive eating. I hope it’s helpful for you if you’re new to the practice.

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Nutrition Matters

Hosted by dietitian Paige Smathers, Nutrition Matters is my favorite podcast for people to listen to if they’re new to intuitive eating and health at every size. She does a fantastic job anticipating listeners concerns and questions, and addressing them with thoughtfulness and compassion for anyone who is new on this journey.

My favorite episodes:

RD Real Talk

If you’re a dietitian interested in learning more about intuitive eating and health at every size, check out this podcast. I love how the host Heather Caplan merges discussion about non-traditional dietetics paths and the practice of intuitive eating. If you’re new to intuitive eating, check out her series on the 10 principles.

My favorite episodes:

Any other podcasts you'd recommend? Share in the comments! 

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