The Dietitian Against Diets

The Dietitian Against Diets

By Reshaunda Thornton
Reshaunda Thornton gives you the latest in nutrition, health, and lifestyle success.
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The Dietitian Against Diets Podcast Episode 16: Joy Millner & Gabby Cole of The Fit and Food Connections

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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
40:44
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
13:47
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.
56:06
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.
15:18
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.
53:40
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
44:07
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
13:33
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.
53:49
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
15:42
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.
42:08
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!
13:13
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
39:19
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
45:00
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
48:08
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
43:27
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.
16:47
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/
42:59
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.
14:34
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/
48:50
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. 
13:47
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/
44:36
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.
13:07
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!
45:58
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/
54:08
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.
16:54
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.
46:03
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!
16:01
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/
51:40
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)
20:20
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
48:59
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. 
16:49
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
47:21
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.
38:54
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.
24:07
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!
15:03
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    
51:32
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