Dana is a Nutritionist and Body Image Coach who teaches women how to heal their relationship to food and to their bodies. She’s also one of the very few people I actually trust in the wellness/functional medicine community. We speak about our personal health journeys, how we met in the food blogger world, and where we are now. We talk about the shadow sides of “wellness” culture as a whole, but specifically related to the paleo/ancestral/whole food world, & elaborate on how “functional,” whole food diets are still diets. We also talk about the correlations between stress & health, how food and wellness influencers are rarely healthy and how the unhealthy relationship we have to food and to our bodies may very well be an extension of our unhealthy relationship to control.
Songs featured: “This is How We Walk on the Moon” by José González and “I Like That” by Janelle Monáe
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