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Eat with B

Eat with B

By Breta Alstrom, MS, RDN, LD
Join your friends around the table where we can connect on issues from health to climate change and everything in between.
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Disordered Eating vs Eating Disorders
CONTENT WARNING: IF YOU ARE STRUGGLING WITH AN EATING DISORDER OR ACTIVELY RECOVERING FROM AN EATING DISORDER, THIS EPISONE MAY NOT BE FOR YOU.  Today I'm joined by Eating Disorder Dietitian, Isabelle Bouchard. We discuss what you can do to help those with Eating Disorders, little discussed forms of Eating Disorders,  Intuitive Eating, Health At Every Size, and so much more! GET HELP WITH AN EATING DISORDER: Connect with Isabelle: IG: @bamboonutritionrd FB: @bamboonutritionrd Connect with Breta:  IG: @eatwithb.rd FB: @eatwithbrd Mentioned in this episode:  Orthorexia 9 Truths About Eating Disorders FREE DOWNLOADS for parents.  Self Screening Tool Principles of Intuitive Eating Intuitive Eating Book and Workbook Health At Every Size (HAES) Curriculum  OUTWEIGH: 4 Things with Amy Brown Podcast
April 24, 2020
The American Food System vs COVID-19
Pay what you can cooking class with Ayten and The Sprouting Kitchen 4/22/2020. All proceeds go to Off Their Plate. Connect with Ayten on:  IG: @planetaryhealthrd FB: @planetaryhealthRD Join the Planetary Health Collective here Connect with Breta on:  IG: @eatwithb.rd FB@eatwithbrd E: Mentioned in this episode:  CET provides strategic services to help businesses reduce, recover and divert surplus food. Their hotline can be reached at 888-254-5525, Pandemic EBT Information from Food Research and Action Center : CISA Guide to Farm-to-Door Delivery Options: Kenji Lopez-Alt’s Guide to Food Safety and Corona Virus: Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation: Resources for Covid-19 Response:
April 16, 2020
Treating the whole person: Connecting the environmental inputs and health outputs
Join me with Mary Purdy, MS, RDN as we discuss the power of looking at the whole context of someone's life when it comes to disease treatment and prevention.  Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, is an eco-conscious and Integrative dietitian who holds a Master's Degree in clinical nutrition from Bastyr University where she has been adjunct faculty since 2015. She has provided nutrition and lifestyle counseling for over 12 years, given 100+ nutrition workshops, and speaks nationally at health and nutrition conferences. She serves on the boards of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition and Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine of which she is Past Chair. She is also the host of the podcast "Mary's Nutrition Show" and author of the book "Serving the Broccoli Gods" Connect with Mary at Join the Planetary Health Collective at Reach out on Instagram @eatwithb.rd
April 8, 2020
How to spend your time during quarantine without feeling overwhelmed!
I don't know about you, but I'm pretty sick of all the post about how to optimize your time while you're quarantined, but it's also hard to talk about anything else because it's playing such a huge role in our lives!  This episode is different, it's just me talking to my best friend, Hazel Vaughan,  about how we've been impacted by the coronavirus, the similarities and differences between what is going on in the US and in Australia, and how your perspective will make a difference in how you are experiences this wild time.  Outside of discussing the impact the virus is having on us, we talk about our favorite things to stream, easy ways to connect with your friends, and how to practice gratitude- always applicable, not just in times of turmoil :).   You can find Hazel on Insta @hazelfaughan or on Facebook at @hazelvaughan. 
March 29, 2020
The Whole30 is changing the game: health, equity, food systems and self-care
This dietitian Whole30 perspective! In this episode:  Follow Melissa Urban on IG: @melissau Still curious about the Whole30? Listen Do The Thing by Melissa Urban and get the in's and out's in her own words here. Follow the Whole30 on IG: @whole30 What is the Whole30? Whole30 Books What is Food Freedom aka Intuitive Eating
February 4, 2020
Connecting Food, Health, and the Environment with the Planetary Health Diet with Ayten Salahi, MS
Follow Ayten and PHC updates on Instagram at: @planetaryhealthrd Join the Planetary Health Collective on FB at: Work with Ayten at: JOIN THE PLANETARY HEALTH CHALLENGE IN FEBRUARY 2020! Learn more here and follow thee Eat Lancet Commission on Instagram @eatfoundation Learn more about the Eat-Lancet report and the Planetary Health Diet at: PLANETARY HEALTH PLATE: Mentioned in this episode:  IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE STATS:Food and agriculture is one part of this larger puzzle. It involves production, processing, distribution, access, consumption, and resource and waste recovery. 20% of fossil fuel use in the US goes into the food system ⅓ of all GHGs in the US come from the food system 39% from enteric gases 10% from manure storage ONLY 6% from processing and storage And 45% from feed production! SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Formerly known as Food Stamps Fresh EBT App: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Plant-Based Diets Follow Breta on Instagram @eatwithb.rd 
January 27, 2020
Plant-Based Nutrition with Kayla Slater, MS, RDN, CDN
Check out the latest Eat with B blog post on Plant-Based Nutrition!  Find Kayla on Instagram @plantbased_performance_rd_ and on Facebook in the Plant Based Runners Group
January 13, 2020
Season 2 Intro + Life Update + How to Stay Healthy on the Road + Rants
Mentioned in this Podcast: Work with Me Nourished Together Family Nutrition Foundations of Feeding E-Book La Croix Sparkling Water Waterloo Sparkling Water Epic Bars Wild Zora Kind Bars Purity Coffee: Use the code EATWITHBRD20 for 20% off NutPods Wendy's Salad t. Loft True Food Kitchen *I may receive compensation for purchases made through these links.
December 29, 2019
Building Confidence in the Gym with Mark Breedon
In this episode you'll learn everything you ever wanted to know about how to feel confident in a place as intimidating as the gym. Mark is a virtual personal trainer who focus' on helping women feel empowered through lifting while meeting their individual needs. You can find more of Mark on Instagram @training.strong.women, for phenomenal content on confidence, exercise, and lifting technique. If you have questions about any of the topics discussed, feel free to reach out to Mark (@training.strong.women) or myself (@eatwithb.rd). 
September 30, 2019
Addressing Weight In Healthcare
Weight and Health is a controversial and complicated topic. The bottom line here is, as with everything else, have compassion for those who have different experiences than you do. I'm still learning about providing equitable care, but I'm happy as long as we are moving forward.  The goal of this podcast is to leave you with a challenging perspective that you can continue to explore.  Mentioned in  this episode:  Food Psych Podcast For Questions, reach out at or on Facebook or Instagram @eatwithbrd.
August 21, 2019
Why we eat and what makes a meal healthy + Apollo 11 Anniversary + Angelic Bakehouse
In today's episode, we talk about the different reason's people eat, because no one eats healthy (or should eat healthy) all the time. Eating is complicated and intention and satisfaction are important. Before your next meal, ask yourself "Why am I eating?" and "Will this meal satisfy my need?"  But nutrition is still important, so we cover what I think your meal structure should be when that's your intention.  Mentioned in this episode:  Insulin Resistance: What your doctor never told you Simple Snacks Guide Angelic Bakehouse Angelic Bakehouse 7 Grain Bread Angelic Bakhouse Tumeric Sweet Potato Wraps Nourished Together Facebook Community  Work with Me
July 30, 2019
Ep 1. What to expect in an appointment with me + DC Trip + Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee
In this episode of Eat with B the RD, we cover what dietitians do, what you can expect if you were to sit down with me in an appointment, my recent trip to D.C., and my new obsession with Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee.  Ever wonder if or why you should see a dietitian when influencers and nutritionists are so easily accessible? Follow me on IG and Facebook but still don't really know what I do? Know what dietitians do-ish but don't really get it?  All of these questions are answered in today's podcast!  Mentioned in this episode:  Book an appointment with me Insulin Resistance Blog Post Treat and Reduce Obesity Act Expanding Access to DSMT Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee Om Mushroom Powder on Thrive Market
July 16, 2019