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By Reshaunda Thornton
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Conversations w/Mindful Leaders: Jenn Whitmer, Adam Baker, Kesha Kent
July’s Panel is highlighting leaders who specialize in areas of relationship building whether it’s personal, business, or family-related. It’s critical in any dynamic and there are blindsides we may miss as well as opportunities that may be awaiting. Let’s go beyond the surface and recognize that every kind of relationships matters. Thanks to Midwest Dairy for making this possible. 
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July 22, 2021
Monthly Panel Series: Conversations w/Mindful Leaders - Communication that Creates Influence
June’s Panel will highlight leaders who specialize in creating content and influence. When we think of how we get information and how we make decisions, we may not realize that the art of communication is how all of this happens. Get ready to take notes on tips, strategies, and creative ways to influence! Thank you to Midwest Dairy! Panelists this month include Liz Wolfson of Sauce Magazine, Cara Harbstreet of Street Smart Nutrition, and Fred E. Miller of 'No Sweat' Public Speaking! - Speaker, Author, and Speech Coach.
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June 17, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 12 w/Sean Folkson
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 12 w/Sean Folkson The founder & CEO of Nightfood, a line of sleep-friendly ice cream formulated to satisfy nighttime cravings in a better, healthier, more sleep-friendly way.   As the founder of this unique product, Sean Folkson recognizes that people are going to snack, so they might as well snack on a product that satisfies those cravings but benefits the person’s ability to sleep better.  Sean Folkson, essentially is set out to solve America's nighttime snacking problem. Purchase your FREE pint! www.nightfood.com
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May 24, 2021
Monthly Panel Series: Conversation w/ Mindful Leaders: The Ripple Effects of the Entertainment Industry ft Chris Hansen, Rafe Williams, John Henry
Monthly Panel Series: Conversation w/ Mindful Leaders: The Ripple Effects of the Entertainment Industry The evolution of entertainment has shaped ideas, ways people connect and has made a permanent mark on people's lives.  May's The guest panel spans across the board from music, theater, comedy, the many other corners of art.  Listen to the leaders in their respected industry and how their passion has opened up space and pathways for others to follow. John Henry is a musician and Founder of Open Highway Music Festival, Rafe Williams is an accomplished actor and comedian, Chris Hansen is the Executive Director of The Kranzberg Arts Foundation.  Links from today's conversation:  Chris Hansen: musicattheintersection.org John Henry: openhighwaymusic.com Rafe Williams: rafewilliams.com
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May 20, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 11 w/Craig Foust
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 11 w/Craig Foust Craig Foust, licensed therapist and owner of Life Care Counseling here in STL where his practice is centered around helping people through issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, substance use, and trauma related issues. Over the years of counseling, he has dedicated his career to helping people through emotional and mental struggles. www.lifecounselingstl.com
37:58
May 3, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 10 w/Brooke Bridges
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 10 w/Brooke Bridges For the Month of April, we are highlighting and celebrating sustainability and it’s connection to who we are on an individual basis. Brooke Bridges is the food justice coordinator for Soul Fire Farm which is an organization dedicated to raising awareness to food injustice, bringing together diverse groups to share skills in sustainable agriculture, health, and training the next-generation activist farmers. Learn more: https://www.soulfirefarm.org/
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April 26, 2021
Monthly Panel Series: Sustainability Practices at Every Level
Monthly Panel Series: Sustainability Practices at Every Level April’s Panel is created in celebration of National Earth Day. And I am putting a twist on what sustainability means from industries you may not be familiar with. We are taking a moment to understand how impactful sustainability is for our world and the future of it and share environmental progress being made on the farm, communities, in businesses. Thanks to Midwest Dairy for making this possible!
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April 15, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 9 w/ Karen Washington
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 9 w/ Karen Washington As a farmer, she has used her skill and passion to bridge the gap of community needs.  Also as a community activist, she  is also the co-founder of Black Urban Growers which is an organization committed to building networks and community support for growers.  A TEDX speaker and voted one of Ebony Magazine’s 100 most influential African Americans she continues to move her mission to undoing racism and injustice in the food system Learn more: https://www.karenthefarmer.com/
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March 29, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 8 w/ Molly Gailbrath
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 8 w/ Molly Gailbrath Co-founder of Girls Gone Strong, which is a health and wellness academy dedicated to improving coaching practices for women and author of her much anticipated book called Strong Women Lift Each Other Up which is a bi-product of her work in the Girls Gone Strong. Learn more and purchase her book at: https://www.mollygalbraith.com/
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March 22, 2021
Monthly Panel Series: Pro Athlete to Pure Leadership
Monthly Panel Series: Pro Athlete to Pure Leadership In March, I have a panel of well known, and well-respected professional athletes who have continued their leadership after their careers. Be apart of the conversation as Larry Hughes talks about what his academy means and how it has changed the lives of the youth in St. Louis. And Darren Carrington has transitioned his career are the NFL, to the ministry of pastoring in California. These guests have proven that leadership can be applied after sports.
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March 11, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 6 w/ Ashley Holly
A mindful centered dietitian, who focuses on living a life without “diet rules and restrictions”.  Her own experiences of overcoming her personal menta land physical health has allowed her to help other’s through their own struggles with food. Learn more about her services: https://www.ashleyhollynutrition.com/
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March 1, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 6 w/ Kelsey McClure of the St. Louis Surge
In her 3rd season as Pro Basketball player with the STL Surge and experiencing the pandemic oversees in France, Kelsey has used her platform for more.  She discusses how her passion to uplift others and be a light has given her more dimensions.
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February 22, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 5 w/ Leila Hughes-Deeds
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 5 w/ Leila Hughes-Deeds Dietitian for the Toronto Blue Jays and Women’s Fat loss Coach at Tandem Nutrition, Leila specializes in helping hormonal health for women in addition to coaching them to want more than just “the look” but sustainable changes.
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February 15, 2021
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 4 w/ Dr. Mark Manary
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Season 2: Episode 4 w/ Dr. Mark Manary Dr. Mark Manary is a pediatric physician and one of the world’s foremost experts in children malnutrition where most of his work has been throughout sub-Saharan Africa.  As the CEO and Founder of Project Peanutbutter, he has developed novels foods for infants, children, and recently pregnant women. Learn more: https://www.projectpeanutbutter.org/
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February 8, 2021
Monthly Panel Series: Brand Builders - Personal, Products, and Services
Monthly Panel Series: Brand Builders - Personal, Products, and Services I am no expert but my next panel of leaders have it all and ready to share their stories, how they have positioned themselves, and the struggle it took to get there! discuss how she uses her unique skills to amplify platforms.Hear how Mary Clarke, co-owner of MOTHER MODEL MANAGEMENT has built an international empire. How Julie Mossler, chief marketer, is now one of Business Insider’s top tech 50. And Mich Hancock, the co-founder of TEDxStLouis and owner of 100th Monkey
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February 4, 2021
The Dietitian AgainstDiets Podcast Season 2: Episode 3 w/ Dana Lynn Kay of Devotion Nutrition
The Dietitian AgainstDiets Podcast Season 2: Episode 3 w/ Dana Lynn Kay of Devotion Nutrition Dana Lynn Kaye, Owner of Devotion Nutrition, who’s products represents balance in a healthy lifestyle while enjoying flavors that is viewed as “off limits”.  She’s more than just an owner, she is a mother of three, a past body builder, and entrepreneur working to revolutionize the health and fitness industry. Purchase her products at: https://devotionnutrition.com/
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January 25, 2021
The Dietitian AgainstDiets Podcast Season 2: Episode 2 w/ Will McNeely
The Dietitian AgainstDiets Podcast Season 2: Episode 2 w/ Will McNeely Mastery Level Resistance training specialist who combines his faith to his passion of physical fitness.  By doing so, he is also an author of Strong-willed: Designed for a physical purpose (2014) and Standing ourselves: Understanding strength Vol 1 (2020). Hear how he finds balance with self, family, and faith. Book purchase: https://www.strengthandjoy.co/
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January 18, 2021
The Dietitian AgainstDiets Podcast Season 2: Episode 1 w/ Ricky Van Pay of Fit Pastors Academy
The Dietitian AgainstDiets Podcast Season 2: Episode 1 w/ Ricky Van Pay of Fit Pastors Academy Owner of Fitpastors Academy – who has a powerful story of changing his health from growing up husky to being an unfit pastor to becoming a tri-athlete/ironman and have taken his ministry to help other pastors that struggle; offering the transformation through coaching. Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/fitpastors
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January 11, 2021
Grit + Heart Panel Discussion, Presented by Midwest Dairy
January’s Panel guests come in perfect timing! 2021 is the year to focus on our wellness. These leaders all come from the wellness centered around mental health, nutritional health, and physical health. They have steam-rolled change with unique concepts within their respected companies. Come join the conversation, January 7th on my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/reshaundabettervessel There will be thought-provoking discussions with respected leaders who have done the work and have put 100% of themselves into their passion. From this panel series, you will relate to their stories, learn their struggles, and celebrate their success. The panel will feature Wellness-Centered Leaders who share their views and thoughts regarding - The groundwork of education and professional development that led their paths. - Their relentlessness to refuse to let go of their passion/dream. - And how they have found a way to extend the mission and expand this unique service to higher tiers. Join our conversation and learn what others have done to be a trailblazer within the Wellness industry. Thanks to a great partnership Midwest Dairy!
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January 8, 2021
Grit + Heart Panel Discussion, Presented by Midwest Dairy
I am excited to present these giants within their industries! Maxine Clark of Build-A-Bear Workshop has taken her business empire to a platform that enriches her community to grow stronger. Kristy Jackson, known as, the network connector, keeps making spaces to gather entrepreneurs and empower business growth. And Marc Bowers of St. Louis Makes , keeps the innovation and business scaling wheel turning within the manufacturing industry. With this combination, there is a promise of knowledge, insights, and direction that you will be able to take away. Thanks again to Midwest Dairy for making this panel event possible!
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December 11, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 39 w/Kate Lyman
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 39 w/Kate Lyman With a team of nutrition coaches, Kate Lyman owner of Kate Lyman Nutrition has helped 100s of people change their bodies & eating habits and breaking myths of dieting. This conversation is centered around self-care & self love.  We ALL need this! Learn more about her services: www.katelymannutrition.com
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November 30, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 38 w/Nick Speed
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 38 Nick Speed Ujima stands for collective work and responsibility.  Nick Speed, owner of Ujima STL, talks about his unique service of pay-what-you-can meals where taking away obstacles to access healthy foods is possible.  Hear about his SALSA project centered around youth empowerment and building young entrepreneurs.  And learn of his personal story and passion to help create wealth and health in the St. Louis Community. Learn more about Ujima: www.ujimastl.com
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November 23, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 37 w/Garrett Serd
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 37 w/Garrett Serd Women’s weight loss expert, Garrett Serd is the founder of Tandem Nutrition.  His philosophy stands behind building confidence not only “just to lose weight”.  Hear his strategies on how to increase your metabolism using the Reset Metabolic Phase.  Learn more about him and his awesome team www.tandemnutrition.com
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November 16, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 36 w/Taylor Kiser
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 36 w/Taylor Kiser Taylor Kiser builds the foundation of her and life company around faith, fitness, and food.  Hear our conversation on why connecting to our faith is the underlying component to finding balance and connecting with your health. Learn more about her book, blogs, and mission: www.foodfaithfitness.com
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November 2, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 35 w/Yoni Medhin
Yoni Medhin, co-founder of Grain4Grain discusses how he discovered a way to provide healthy flour sourced from the barley of local breweries.  His low carb, high protein & fiber barley and pancake mix is an answering way to utilize leftover grains that is healthy for everyone.  Eating pancakes with all nutrients and no guilt. Learn more about Grain4Grain products go to: www.grain4grain.com
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October 19, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 34 w/Jeff Sanders
Known for his genuine energy and ability to help people focus on what is most important in their lives, Jeff Sanders, podcast host of the 5am Miracle, author of The 5am Miracle & The Free-Time Formula there is a lot that came from this conversation.  Jeff digs into how to be most productive and why personal development is the crucial piece to achieving your goals. Learn more about him: https://www.jeffsanders.com/
48:49
October 6, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 32 w/Georgie Fear
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 32 w/Georgie Fear There is a lot of psychology behind nutrition and why we feel food is the ONLY answer. This mindset will always keep us feeling trapped and limited.  We chat about Goergie’s book Give Yourself MORE shines light to our thinking of less is the answer. Instead, giving and knowing you deserve more is the the new pathway to living in abundance.
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September 14, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 31 w/Ryan Andrews
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 31 w/Ryan Andrews Ryan has taken the appreciation of food to a larger spectrum.  Planetary health is how he wants to bring change to the world while encompassing food sustainability practices.  Hear why it’s so important to branch our health with our planet’s. Also grab his free book: A guide to plant-based eating at www.ryandandrews.com
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September 8, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 30
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 30 w/Maria Ellis “Music is the power tool that unites us all”.  Maria Ellis is full of passion and love for music.  The Girl Conductor has been her platform to empower young girls as they find their voice and to remind all ages and cultures that music is a thread we all share and can use as a gateway to loving others. Learn more about her virtual programs and events. Go to: https://girlconductor.com/
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August 31, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 29 w/ Renah Jones
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 29 w/ Renah Jones Owner of @Dragonfly Fitness & Training and Black Dog Fitness, this ordinary lady has created fertile ground for women to build strength, confidence, and the realization they can take charge of their health and life. She goes deeper and talks about her service to the community, her love for rescue animals, and her commitment to pouring into others. Learn about Dragonfly Fitness & training www.https://dft-stl.com/ and Blackdog Fitness http://www.blackdogfitness.com
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August 24, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 28 w/Misti Potter
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 28 w/Misti Potter CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin area, Mist Potter, has worked year in and around the organization.  She goes into detail of how the organization has impacted so many youth around  the country and why it’s so important to invest in our youth’s health, character development, and education. Learn more: www.bgcaustin.org
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August 17, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 27 w/Lindsey Elizabeth
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 27 w/Lindsey Elizabeth As a sports dietitian and owner of Rise Up Nutrition, Lindsey Elizabeth discusses how our eating habits have unknowingly become disordered patterns.  Until we recognize it, we will never know how eating a healthy life actually looks like.  She speaks loud and clear as she has come from similar struggles in her past.
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August 10, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 26 w/Claire Chewning
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 26 w/Claire Chewning Energetic and creative dietitian and owner of Your Chewly Nutrition digs in deep about what Intuitive eating is and how to start living a life where you are in tune with your body.  Hear us both explain our pillars to success and know what love fiercely means!
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August 3, 2020
The WHY behind The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast
The WHY behind The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Why did I decide to start a podcast show?  WHy did I decide to write an entire book about it?!  Why do I stand against diets? Hear my quick chat on what we need to do to make real, loving change in our lives. Learn more about other podcast shows and learn about my book “Play to Win the Food Fight” go to: www.reshaudathornton.com
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July 27, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 25 w/Jake Sorosiak
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 25 w/Jake Sorosiak Charismatic & well-respected online fitness and nutrition coach, Jake Sorosiak takes note to why living a life of service is his ultimate mission.  From instilling confidence to giving tough love on taking the reins of discipline to reach your goals.  Jake also has been creative with entertaining & educating as Muscle Mullet Mike and Granny Jay that will make you laugh but leaves you with things to think about!
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July 13, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 24 w/Dr. Susan Heitler
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 24 w/Dr. Susan Heitler Upon the release of her book Prescriptions Without Pills, she digs into relieving anger, depression, and anxiety by using psychotherapy techniques rather than relying on medication only.  Hear her 3 prescriptions that were the highlight of her TEDx talk!
44:28
July 6, 2020
Play to Win Series 21 - It’s OK to be selfish
Play to Win Series 21 - It’s OK to be selfish Being selfish makes us feel bad about doing for ourselves.  As a result, we become the backseat driver our our lives and our health. Self-preservation can be simple and needed to show value to self.  Listen to define self-care and become the frontseat driver of your life
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July 4, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 23 w/Dr. Kori Propst
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 23 w/Dr. Kori Propst Health psychologist and performance coach, Dr. Kori Propst discusses how her self-discovery with body acceptance impacts her career and approach to igniting clients to peel back layers to understand motives guiding our relationship with food. Also, hear about her new program 10-day challenge: Rock your body revolution starting July 1st!  https://thedietdoc.com/rock-your-body
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June 29, 2020
The Playbook Series 20 - Why are you distracting yourself from yourself?
The Playbook Series 20 - Why are you distracting yourself from yourself? There are many ways we create a distraction to not address how we can really make change in our body and health.  Learning practical ways to take time, eliminate distractions, and refocus on self.
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June 22, 2020
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 9: Getting comfortable with vIrtual platforms during COVID19
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 9: Getting comfortable with vIrtual platforms during COVID19 The virtual platform is expanding and can seem overwhelming.  Dr. Darian Parker, virtual expert in exercise leadership, Heather Fries, owner of Fries Virtual Training, and Sherita Love, Director of EdHub of Venture Cafe STL provides steps on how to pick the best virtual service that fits your needs and tips to create a successful service online to better serve your users.
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June 19, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast episode 22: Dallis Meyer
Roller Derby athlete and coach, children's nurse, and mom all wrapped in one Dallis Meyer let’s us in on her struggle with rheumatoid arthritis.  Her pathway to identifying the importance of recognizing her body’s needs and learning to change the relationship with herself shows how we as humans are resilient  and forever evolving.
39:35
June 15, 2020
Play to Win Series 19 - How to stop comparing yourself to others
Play to Win Series 19 - How to stop comparing yourself to others Every social feed, every commercial, every time we see others subconsciously compare ourselves to them.  Take tips from this series to learn how to wrap your body goals around yourself and began understand what it takes to change at your own pace.
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June 8, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast episode 21: Mark Hinkle
The DXD podcast episode 21 w/ Mark Hinkle of Olive and Oak & The Clover and The Bee restaurant Right behind good food, hospitality comes as a close 2nd!  Mark Hinkle, restaurant owner, let’s us in on how his exploration within the restaurant industry have lead to the creation of his flagship Olive & Oak, the birth of The Clover and the Bee, and a slew of unique restaurants set to flood the streets of his community in Webster Groves, Missouri.
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June 1, 2020
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 6 - Catalyzing nutrition during COVID19
WWCP6 - Catalyzing nutrition during COVID19 Nutrition is life especially in these challenging times.  Every sector from vulnerable populations of low income and elderly to personal struggles of balancing uncertainty and maintaining a healthy life.  A panel of dietitians Tambra Stevenson CEO & Founder of WANDA, Jennifer Broxterman, Owner & CEO of NutritionRX, and Michelle Rauch, RD at The Actor Fund Home provides facts and strategies we all can learn from. Nutrition is life especially in these challenging times.  Every sector from vulnerable populations of low income and elderly to personal struggles of balancing uncertainty and maintaining a healthy life.  A panel of dietitians Tambra Stevenson CEO & Founder of WANDA, Jennifer Broxterman, Owner & CEO of NutritionRX, and Michelle Rauch, RD at The Actor Fund Home provides facts and strategies we all can learn from.
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May 28, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast episode 20: Dr. Leilani Carver-Madalon
DXD Podcast episode 20 w/ Dr. Leilani Carver-Madalon Women leadership and empowerment is what Dr. Leilani has been set as her mission.  Her experience living abroad, being a professor, speaking at TEDx, and loving her family has equipped her path to igniting women to lead confidently. Learn more about her: www.leilaniecarver.com
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May 26, 2020
PTW - 18: Our “new” nutrition normal post COVDI19
PTW - 18: Our “new” nutrition normal post COVDI19 COVID19 has taken a toll on our lives and going in stages of scrambling, frustration to acceptance has put a damper on our health goals. Listen to what NOT to do when setting a new normal
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May 23, 2020
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel Series 5 - Effects to essential workers during the COVID19 crisis
WWCP5 - Effects to essential workers during the COVID19 crisis Our frontline is at most vulnerable during these times.  Srgt. Christy Allen of St. Louis Metro Police Department, Erica Saguto, EMS professional, and Maddie Earnest, owner of Local Harvest Grocery store discuss how they juggle professional and personal life and the amount of gratitude they have witnessed from the community.
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May 23, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 19: Leslie Gill
Dietitian Against Diets podcast episode 19 w/ Leslie Gill of RUNG for women Leslie, as president,  has expanded the mission of RUNG. with her combination of professional and life experiences.  As the leader, she has steered the organization’s focus towards empowering and transforming womens’ lives. From increasing economic opportunity to addressing well-being, RUNG is set on a pace to impact St. Louis and generations to come.
44:43
May 18, 2020
Play To Win Series 17 - Excuses gets us nowhere
Play To Win Series 17 - Excuses get us nowhere You may have replayed every excuse to why you are not changing your eating habits, why weightloss seems impossible, and why every step seems to present obstacles.  Change excuse to reason and live in the life (and body) you deserve.
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May 15, 2020
The Playbook Series 16: Confidence makes change happen
Play To Win Series 16 - Confidence makes change happen Depending on a diet program or system will not equip us with the knowledge we need to make real-lasting changes. Hear why your success is dependent upon how much you learn, not just blindly following directions.
14:58
May 12, 2020
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel Series 3 "Importance of physical health during COVID19"
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel Series 3 "Importance of physical health during COVID19" The last compromise is our physical health.  How can we maintain movement despite limitations to access to facilities and equipment.  And mostly why we need to.  Hear it from my guest Dr. Matt Pennell, wellness chiropractor of Element Health & Wellness and host of The Entrepreneur's Edge Podcast show, Percy Bass, dietitian and owner of Head to Toe Fitness Studio, and Ingrid Marcum expert trainer, speaker, and former US Olympic athlete discuss how it can be done.
53:41
May 9, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 18: Dr. Laurie Punch
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 18: Dr. Laurie Punch Trauma surgeon and champion for the national Stop the Bleed movement, Dr. Punch discusses why certain communities are more affected & gives us the 5-steps to Fight the (corona)Virus. Learn more:www.thetstl.com
44:08
May 7, 2020
The Playbook Series 15: Practice leads to progression
Play To Win Series #15: Practice leads to progression Your nutrition journey is no different from learning to swim.  The more you do it, the easier and better you get at it.  Embrace the concept of Grace + Discipline and see how far that will take you. Visit ReshaundaThornton.com for more information on how we can connect
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May 2, 2020
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel Series 2 "Mental & Emotional health during COVID19"
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel Series 2- Mental & Emotional health during COVID19 Mental health has become more understood and accepting. Now that we are all collectively facing a life of uncertainty many of us are needing ways to cope. Dr. Lisa Parker-Scott of St. Louis rehabilitation center, Tom Duff of St. Louis counseling & mental health matter podcast host, and Melissa Douglass of Goal Driven Counseling & Virtual Clinician provides insights in common concerns and ways to address how we are affected emotionally.
53:50
April 30, 2020
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 17: Jeff Jensen & Matt Brazelton of Four Muddy Paws
Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 17 Jeff Jensen & Matt Brazelton of Four Muddy Paws Healthy Pets is the centerpiece of this pet store.  Hear how these two St. Louis owners joined forces and created a haven where pet wellness is standard.  Nutritious pet food, grooming, and DIY dogwashing. Learn more:www.fourmuddypaws.com
44:31
April 27, 2020
The Playbook Series 14: Facing food temptations
The Playbook Series 14: Facing food temptations When 2nd become 3rd helpings we find ourselves succumbing to temptation and a feeling of disappointment. Let’s find ways to change that. From ch.19 of Play to Win Your Food Fight Purchase: www.reshaundathornton.com/book
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April 27, 2020
Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel Series 1 "Student and food security in response to COVID-19"
Weekly Wellness Coalition Virtual Panel 1 "Student and food security in response to COVID19" I am honored to share insight from my panel guests, Kristen Van Peenan Wild of Operation Food Search, Shannon Ebron of Fox C-6 Nutrition Services, and Ann Marie Krautheim of GENYOUth. These respected panelists talk about the changes made at the school system level, responses from local food distribution organizations, and nationwide efforts to fund meal services and school meal accessibility efforts.
49:45
April 23, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 17: Victor Kizer of Maryville University
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 17: Victor Kizer of Maryville University Maryville University is known for it's technological advancements and during the abrupt changes in education. Victor Kizer, exercise science program director, talks through ways they have been able to address education strategies, student-life & boarding, and student athletes' ability to keep up with training during the COVID19 pandemic.
42:09
April 21, 2020
The Playbook Series Episode 13: Keeping your nutrition in check during COVID-19
The Playbook Series Episode 13: Keeping your nutrition in check during COVID-19 We are all feeling overwhelmed and have let a lot of things fall by the waist side.  One in particular is your nutrition.  This is the time you need nutrition the most!  Listen to my short conversation on how to keep healthy habits and still not fall into the world of food restrictions. Visit ReshaundaThornton.com for information on Virtual Dietitian services!
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April 17, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 16: Joy Millner & Gabby Cole of The Fit and Food Connections
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 16: Joy Millner & Gabby Cole of The Fit and Food Connections A perfect harmony created by co-founders Joy Millner and Gabby Cole who embarked on a non-profit organization targeting low income resident of St. Louis where they provide free fitness and nutrition programs along with access to healthy foods.  Hear how it all came together and how they are growing! Learn more: fitandfoodconnection.org
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April 13, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 15: Dr. Otha Myles - PCP & Infectious disease specialist
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 15: Dr. Otha Myles - PCP & Infectious disease specialist During the season of COVID-19 there are so many questions and a lot of uncertainties in the days ahead.  Dr. Myles brings FACTS, updates, and additional prevention measures to help protect us during these times. Learn more about Myles healthcare services: www.myleshealthcare.com
45:01
April 6, 2020
The Playbook Series Episode 11: Life is full of pop-ups. How is your nutrition affected?
The Playbook Series Episode 11: Life is full of pop-ups. How is your nutrition affected? The Playbook Series Episode 11: Life is full of pop-ups. How is your nutrition affected? When you find the "right" time to start a healthy eating regimen, life throws another curve ball.  Instead of feeling overwhelmed and reverting back to the norm.  Learn how to keep your nutrition on board and consistent.  Content from chapter 14 of my book, Play to win the food fight Purchase: www.reshaundathornton.com/book/
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April 6, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets- Alex Ward
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 14: Alex Ward of Food Pedaler This St. Louis bicycle-based restaurant delivery service focus on supporting local neighborhoods and business by bridging the gap between residents and their local restaurant all while promoting sustainability practices of using manpower instead of gaspower.  Hear Alex and Josh tell their story behind this company. Now more than ever, please support Food Pedaler, our sponsors, and if you are in need of nutrition consultation please reach out via my website http://www.reshaundathornton.com
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March 30, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Stephanie Berk
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 13: Stephanie Berk of STL Kids Compete Magazine With a PhD in Experimental Psychology and Language Acquisition, this mother of four boys have taken on developing a magazine created to be a resource for parent of youth athletes.  With over 10,000 monthly readers Stephanie talk about her journey and why platforms like this is needed in the community. Subscribe to: www.stlkidscompete.com
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March 25, 2020
The Playbook Series - 10
The Playbook Series Episode 10: In any diet, you are a part of the equation Most of the time we dive into following the rules of a diet plan without understanding we can cram ourselves into some program.  There’s the diet and there’s you.  You are apart of the equation and a valuable part.  See the diet what fits you not the other way around.
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March 25, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Matt Lebon
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 12: Matt Lebon of Custom Foodscaping Hear Matt's story on how he went from growing up in the city to having a life-changing experience in the peace corp, which have paved the ground to creating ways to use ordinary spaces into beautiful, farm-producing landscape. Learn more about their workshop and growing projects: https://www.customfoodscaping.com/ Check out Reshaunda's website for past FOX 2 appearances, TEDx Talk, consultation, and more: https://reshaundathornton.com/
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March 9, 2020
The Playbook Series Episode 9: Listen to your body, not your head
The Playbook Series Episode 9: Listen to your body, not your head Our body takes the brunt of our decisions when it come to food.  If it had a voice what would it say??  Learn about changing your thoughts to "eat what your body needs" a give your body a voice.
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March 7, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Chuck and Diana Beckham
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 11: Chuck and Diana Beckham of TItanium Fitness Listen to this duo couple talk about how they dug from the roots of past personal experiences, blind-sided disappointments, and the drive to be healthy and happy to create Titanium fitness, a workout gym built on both physical and emotional strength. Learn more at: https://titaniumfitnessllc.net/
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March 2, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 8
The Playbook Series Episode 8: Transition your foods, not take away what you love.    We are taught to eat healthy you have to take away and eliminate. Such drastic approaches never last. Listen to my 15 min talk about the transitional approach and how that becomes something you can embrace and implement. 
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February 28, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Kelly Kimberlin
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 10: Kelly Kimberlin, the BADASS Coach Kelly Kimberlin graciously is called the BADASS coach. Her style represents providing tools to help light your own fire within, leading to living your true passion. Listen how we collide in conversations centered around personal growth, learning from the past, and recognizing how exciting we can make our own lives! Learn more about her coaching at https://www.kellykimberlin.com/
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February 24, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 7
The Playbook Series Episode 7: Frustration causes Failure Everytime you try to force, manipulate, or push yourself too much frustration becomes the result. Listen as I am pulling tips from my book, Play to Win the Food Fight, to illustrate how focus provides more clarity and forward movement toward your health and body goals.
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February 21, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Kourtney Thomas
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 9: Kourtney Thomas Kourtney Thomas is the Movement and Mindset Coach. Her years of personal training has opened a new pathway to how she connects with people. She has an unapologetic way to connect and empower women to learn how to get themselves together!   Hear what it means to Unleash, Unlearn, and Unleash who you are meant to be!
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February 17, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Khalia Collier
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 8: Khalia Collier of St. Louis Surge Women's Basketball Khalia Collier, owner of St. Louis Surge, has worked hard to build her team from ground up. Hear about what she is establishing wellness around her players and why community involvement is priority. Redefining what a basketball experience is about empowering and inspiring the younger generation Learn more about the Surge: https://www.stlsurgebasketball.com/
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February 10, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 6
The Playbook Series Episode 6: What happens when you procrastinate your start to healthy habits The thought of eating healthy can be: overwhelming and not knowing where or how to start. Because if this we push back our goals. Listen how to change from waiting for the "perfect" time. Decide not to prolong what you really want for yourself.
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February 7, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Matt Ratz
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 7: Matt Ratz of UKRAFT Matt is a needle in the haystack as having a food truck centered around salads, wraps, and fresh-only foods. Here in St. Louis, Matt has made a name for himself with a unique concept of focusing on healthy foods and allowing you to choose how you want it. Hear how he came to this idea and why he feels this service is needed.
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February 3, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 4
The Playbook Series 4:  Standing up for you foods, standing up for yourself. We all have heard the comments from family and friends making smart remarks about why you are eating healthier.  This is the perfect time to stand up for yourself by letting your foods represent you.  Hear this quick podcast to see how it's done!
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January 31, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Dr. Xaivier Tipler
"The body heals itself" is a process that we don't grasp. Dr. Tipler goes beyond the general work as a chiropractor. His childhood experience gateway to knowing the value he can bring to others. He also understands the direct connection to health and healing with nutrition. Listen to his explanation to chiropractic work and debunk myths we all have heard of.    Learn about his practice: www.proficientchiro.com  Reshaunda Thornton: https://reshaundathornton.com/
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January 27, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 4
From my book, Play to Win the Food Fight, I talk about how food wear many hats. A few of them being our comforter, our go-to, our stress reliever. We have given food too much power and it’s time to reclaim and reposition ourselves so we stop living in the false narrative and reclaim our power to choose or not to choose. Interested in book purchase? www.reshaundathornton.com (available in paperback or ebook)
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January 25, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Jaime Rothermich
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 5: Jaime Rothermich of Functional Elements   Jaime Rothermich is the President and Owner of Functional Elements Training and Nutrition Center.  With 21 years of experience, this sports dietitian and strength and conditioning specialist talks about how nutrition and training is meant to center the person.  He also speaks upon the evolution of a person and how their body changes internally and physically over time.  Therefore, nutrition and training changes to the same rhythm.  Listen a great conversation between two sports dietitians and hear what we have noticed in the industry and how we are carving out change for the betterment of health.  Functional Elements Facebook Fab 14 Contact: (314)514-5442
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January 20, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 3
The Playbook Series Episode 3: On your journey of healthy eating alone? 3 pillars you need to position yourself for success.  It is a lonely life when you decide to make the choice to eat healthier. When walking the journey alone, it's easy to get distracted and discouraged. This episode will discuss how you can surround yourself with 3 specific pillars that will lead to more long term actions. 
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January 17, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Bryce Mitchell
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 4: Bryce Mitchell of New Era Fitness Bryce Mitchell is the Owner and Ceo of New Era Fitness Training who started off training in his garage to owning a 1700sq foot space dedicated to motivating and driving his clients to workout beyond the mirror image. He talks about the strong connection exercise plays in brain health and why there have been so many positive benefits to a person’s well-being, focus, and everyday life situations. His message will give you an entire new way of looking at exercise Find him: New Era Fitness IG: instagram.com/newerafitness2012 FB: facebook.com/brycemitchell Website: www.newerafitness.net Email: Bryce@newerafitness.net
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January 13, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Monica Adams
The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 3: Monica Adams Good friend and well-respected St. Louis radio and news professional, Monica Adams, uses her life experience as the blueprint to how and why living a life of health is most important. She practices what she preaches and thrives to impact others everyday from her work outside of media as a trainer, counselor, and transformation specialist. Hear her message and see how it can change your life as well.
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January 6, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 2
Each week, Reshaunda brings you new episodes featuring an express version of the show. The Playbook Series EP2: To be perfect of be in the 85% club? Perfection is the answer! That is what many of us are told as the only option to achieve goals. This brings unnecessary burdens on our shoulder. I am revealing my 85% club approach and how it leads to consistency and balance. I am pulling tips from my book, Play to Win the Food Fight, on understanding the power of practice and how that builds real steps to progress.
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January 3, 2020
The Dietitian Against Diets - Playbook Series 1
Each week, Reshaunda brings you new episodes featuring an express version of the show.  The Playbook Series: Why do we find ourselves living a stop and start life when dieting? This is question with many answers. As I pull out content from my newly released book, Play to Win the Food Fight, I discuss connections to our patterns, the ways we have been taught, and what internal conversations we tell ourselves that prevents us from reaching our goals. This short, weekly discussion will give you tools not rules on how to win you food fight! Interested in purchasing? Go to www.reshaundathornton.com/book/ Paperback and Ebook available!
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December 27, 2019
The Dietitian Against Diets - Ken Mao
“Eat real food”. That’s the common theme from owner of FUL, Ken Mao. He discusses how his meal prep company reflects not just balanced and nutritional foods but using his company as a way to empower people to be mindful of clean eating and make a connection to what makes them complete. Hear his personal journey and how his many attempts to dieting has turned into a realization of what sustainable eating is and how to be in love with food.   Follow Ken's company: Ful    
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December 27, 2019
The Dietitian Against Diets - The Fellwocks
Welcome to the first ever episode of my new podcast! True dairy farming behind the scenes – In love with their cows The Fellwocks traveled almost four hours to talk about the dairy farmer life. No one's wearing a straw hat and a plaid shirt. They are everyday people who are in love with their animals and take all necessary steps to make sure their dairy products are clean and nutrient filled. I agree there has been a disconnect between consumers and the hard work behind the scenes. This conversation may change the way you think and give a new appreciation to what it means to feed our body and our family well.   Reshaunda Thornton https://reshaundathornton.com/
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December 27, 2019