Life's too short to count almonds

Life's too short to count almonds

Hosted by: Meg & Susan

Join non-diet dietitians Meg and Susan as we chat over food and body issues and help you find ways to defend your family against dieting, disordered eating and navigate a really difficult food culture.

Episodes

Episode 18 : The Matilda's, performance, weight and nutrition in elite sport

Season #2

The was recorded when we were still having all the feels about The Matilda's World cup campaign. We have a chat about the shifting focus from weight as a measure of performance or progress, encouraging athletes to...
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Episode 17 : We are back and we have news!

Season #2

After a break to focus on our first course, 'The Non-Diet Way' fundamentals, we are back! We have loved getting to know some listeners in person as they joined our course and we will be launching again ASAP. In the...
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Tool or Weapon? Bonus Pre Season Episode

Season #2

Just a quick catch up, planning to just tell you what we're eating but stumbled on a topic that comes up for us with clients quite often. Enjoy! We'll be back September 7 to kick off Season 2. Don't forger to sign up...
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Episode 16 : Our personal food and body stories

Season #1

We're getting personal today and sharing our own food and body stories. While they have definitely been more straight forward than many, we've had our ups and downs, missteps and learnings along the way. We firmly...
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Episode 15 : "I just want to eat normally but I don't know how."

Season #1

"Hi Meg and Susan,....I've dieted for so long I don't know what I like. I'm confused I just want to eat normally...." This was a question we received from a listener and it's a good one and one we have certainly heard...
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Episode 14 : Non-diet adventures in AI

Season #1

AI is coming and being used in a huge range of online programs, from course development, to podcast support and even meal planning. We've had a bit of a play with a few AI products and unfortunately, there is a huge...
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Episode 13 : Dodging Influencers' Diet Culture Bullets

Season #1

Join us today for a quick mid school holiday chat. As always we share the best thing we ate this week and discuss a few strategies for dodging diet culture bullets from online 'influencers'. If you don't yet have it,...
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Episode 12 : Musing on the Good Food and Wine Show

Season #1

We went, we ate, we reflected. We saw Nagi Maehashi (aka Recipetin Eats) live!  We were please to see a love of food without an obvious side of diet culture and Meg was so hungry that she ate a chip made of of...
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Episode 11 : Be Careful Little Ears

Season #1

On today's episode we chat about a couple of things we have seen on social media recently that have caused us to have some 'thoughts'. Both were concerning diet culture messages directed at or out of the mouths of...
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Ep:10 Choosing Joy, Connectedness, and Self-Care Over Weight Loss

Season #1

On this episode of Life's Too Short to Count Almonds, we answer a question from a listener this week about weight loss and diet culture.  We explore the harmful effects of diet culture and it's obsession with weight...
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Episode 9 "Leave them Kids Alone"

Season #1

Unfortunately Diet Culture gets it's tentacles in soooooo early. Today we chat about an, unfortunately not isolated, incident when a health professional gives restrictive diet advice to a toddler. As I'm sure you can...
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Episode 8 : Pleasure in food is not always as simple as it seems

Season #1

This week we’re talking about pleasure. Pleasure gets a bad name in food and nutrition. Pleasure is associated with “bad” or forbidden foods. However we know that when people have a peaceful a relationship with food...
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