Anna Mackay & Elizabeth sit down with Rachel Coleman & Tina LaBoy to take a dive into family diet legacies and what we can do to break the cycle. Rachel is a licensed marriage and family therapist, Tina is a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian as well as a personal trainer, and together they co-host the Mom Genes Podcast.
In this episode we discuss:
- What a family diet legacy is and why it’s important to have this conversation
- Steps parents or family members can take to break their family diet legacy
- The effects diet and negative body talk can have on children
- The language we use around food and eating — diet talk, terminology like “junk” food and “healthy” or “clean” eating — what tends to be harmful versus helpful
- Positive ways to talk about exercise / movement
- Advice for parents who feel like they "mess up" by talking about dieting or weight in front of their children
- Mom Genes Podcast
- Tina Laboy Nutrition Therapy
- Rachel Coleman
- Sunny Side Up Nutrition
- Pinney Davenport Nutrition
- Lutz, Alexander & Associates Nutrition Therapy
Rachel Coleman, LMFT and Tina LaBoy, RD are the co-hosts of Mom Genes The Podcast, where they teach Moms to understand their genetics so they can love the jeans they are in by employing a non-diet approach to food, using intuitive and conscious eating principles and taking care of their emotional health.
Tina Laboy is the owner of her group practice called TLB Nutrition Therapy, a certified eating disorder registered dietitian, and a certified personal trainer. Tina works primarily with those struggling with eating disorders or those wanting to heal their relationship with food, their body and movement. She embraces everyone's individual qualities and hopes to make a difference in her clients lives by practicing weight inclusive care and that all bodies are meant to look different. She lives in Austin, TX with her two cats, one dog, three chickens, husband and son.
Rachel Coleman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist whose career has been focused on treating Eating Disorders at both an inpatient treatment center and in private practice where she focuses on guiding adolescents and adults to break free from diet culture and stop evaluating their worth by the number on the scale. She lives in Orange County, CA with her husband and three children.
Rachel and Tina’s full bios and information about their podcast can be found at www.momgenesthepodcast.com