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Super important, interesting
Feb 25, 2020
I am a podcast addict and this one is super interesting, not to mention important. It always provides a thorough picture of the topic and it ends with helpful insights at the end. I am inpressed with the hosts, super well produced.
Jan 4, 2020
I was hoping for some good advice. Did not get it. Well produced. Energetic host, but no good advice.
Presents: Kind World
As you know our "Food, We Need To Talk" season just ended, but I want to tell you about another great podcast produced by WBUR that is just starting its season, "Kind World":
"Kind World" wants to be your 2020 counter-programming! From pandemics to politics, the news out there definitely isn't great. But "Kind World" promises to restore your faith in humanity. Each week the team brings you one story about how an act of kindness transformed lives.
Listen to the first episode here, and if you like what you hear, go over to the "Kind World" feed and subscribe to that podcast.
|Mar 16, 2020|
Your Body, Your Self
From weight stigma to the "Health At Every Size" movement, Eddie and Juna dig into the complex issue of body image with Dr. Mark Berman, Dr. Lesley Williams, Janet Tomiyama, Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford and Sal Distefano.
|Mar 09, 2020|
Disordered Eating And Eating Disorders
Juna reveals that she is battling an eating disorder and explores how and why dieting can tip into problem territory, and what to do about it.
Experts in this episode include Jenny Thomas, co-director of the Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Kristin Javaras, clinical psychologist at McLean Hospital.
|Feb 24, 2020|
Supplements And Snake Oils
Want a flat stomach? A faster metabolism? Maybe to get rid of that cellulite? Well, there's a supplement for that.
If only it were so easy... But as with most things in life, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Guests in this episode include champion lifter Layne Norton and Dr. Pieter Cohen.
|Feb 17, 2020|
Juna and Eddie answer listeners' questions about exercise, from "how much is enough" to "how much is too much?"
|Feb 10, 2020|
Stress, Stress, Stress and Your Waistline
"Stress eating" can shift food preferences toward sugar and fat, leading Eddie and Juna to try the famous "raisin exercise." They also check in with Dr. John Denninger at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine and Dr. Marc Potenza at Yale School of Medicine.
|Feb 03, 2020|
Bonus Episode: Q&A
From potatoes to quickie "food challenges," Eddie and Juna answer questions from listeners.
|Jan 27, 2020|
Am I Destined To Be This Size?
You know better than to expect life to be fair. But still, it's enough to drive anyone crazy: Some people seem to be able to eat anything they want and never gain weight.
About 50% of weight variation stems from genetics, according to Rooth Loos, a professor of public health at the Icahn School of Medicine. We'll also hear from Yale neuroscientist Dana Small.
|Jan 20, 2020|
How Can I Become A Fat-Burning Machine?
Asked for just one recommendation for lifelong health, our experts all had the same answer: exercise. And there's one type of exercise that may bring the best benefit in the least amount of time.
Experts include: Wayne Westcott, Sal Di Stefano, and Jackie Shahar.
(Bonus: For more on exercise, listen to "The Magic Pill": https://www.wbur.org/magicpill)
|Jan 13, 2020|
What The Heck Should We Eat?
Possibly the best thing you can do to help yourself eat better is not about choosing a particular type of food at all. It's about the quality of what you eat. The hosts distill the state of nutrition science down to a few helpful basics. Experts include: Dr. Walter Willett, Michael Pollan and Dr. Rani Polak.
|Jan 06, 2020|
This Is Your Brain On Cheesecake
Among the scary insights that brain science can offer into junk foods: eating them tends to shift food preferences long-term -- at least, in mice. Co-hosts Dr. Eddie Phillips and Juna Gjata discuss what happens in your brain when you eat the most craveable foods.
|Dec 30, 2019|
Good Food, Bad Food
What if there’s no forbidden fruit? What if you think about eating to take care of yourself? In episode two, Juna describes the judgments she and others impose on themselves and their food choices.
|Dec 23, 2019|
Doomed If You Diet, Doomed If You Don’t
Episode one! 24-year-old co-host Juna Gjata says restrictive eating has made her miserable her entire adult life, but she’s sure if she stops she’ll "literally gain 20 pounds on gingerbread lattes peppermint mochas."
Enter Dr. Eddie Phillips, founder of the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine and a seasoned doctor, who aims to help Juna get to a happier, healthier place with food.
|Dec 23, 2019|
One woman's quest to end her war with food. Hosts Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips wield solid science, medical knowledge, common sense and an endless supply of dad jokes to teach us how to eat better and feel better about it. Hint: It’s not dieting. They discuss exercise, body image, food addiction, genetics, weight loss and more. A WBUR production.
|Dec 06, 2019|