Episode 16 : Our personal food and body stories
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...View Episode
Episode 15 : "I just want to eat normally but I don't know how."
"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...View Episode
Episode 14 : Non-diet adventures in AI
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...View Episode
Episode 13 : Dodging Influencers' Diet Culture Bullets
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,...View Episode
Episode 12 : Musing on the Good Food and Wine Show
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...View Episode
Episode 11 : Be Careful Little Ears
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...View Episode
Ep:10 Choosing Joy, Connectedness, and Self-Care Over Weight Loss
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...View Episode
Episode 9 "Leave them Kids Alone"
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...View Episode
Episode 8 : Pleasure in food is not always as simple as it seems
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...View Episode
Episode 7 : Family dynamics in eating and feeding
Our eating is often impacted by those around us. Sometimes this is really helpful as it can help us explore new or different food, eat more regularly than we might or help us develop our skills of 'making do'. But...View Episode
Episode 6: Isn't meal planning part of diet culture?
If you asked Meg or Susan 'what is the one thing that helps you with managing food/feeding the family/saving money on food etc' we would both answer 'meal planning'. Sometimes people are surprised that we are such...View Episode
Episode 5: Don't read the comments?
Within a week of #blueygate the producers of the episode that created the social media storm had removed the 45 seconds from the beginning of the episode #winning! So, these storms can lead to great change...but there...View Episode