Micaire is wanting to have a baby, but she’s afraid that she will forever lose the fit, toned, and well exercised body she’s worked so hard to achieve. Micaire is a Chiropractor, has lots of nutrition knowledge, and she knows how to take care of herself, yet her concerns around gaining weight and having stretch marks on her body are getting in the way of starting a family. She wants to figure out this conundrum, but simply doesn’t know how. Tune in to this intriguing and challenging podcast episode as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating provides some direct, potent, and memorable insights and suggestions to help Micaire move forward and embrace a bigger destiny.
Most of us think of nutrition as a fairly straightforward equation: Our food contains specific amounts of various nutrients, and when we eat, our digestive system extracts the vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins, and everything else that our body can use and eliminates the leftovers. So in other words, the value a food is based upon its nutrient profile - and nothing more. But when it comes to nourishment, the human body is way more interesting and complex than we give it credit for. Science has shown that the experience of eating food, the environment in which we eat, and other key factors can play a big role in the nutrient value we can extract from a meal. Get ready to explore a new side of nutritional science in this fascinating new podcast episode.
Bethany is in her 30s and has been hating her body since she was 10 years old – right around the time she went on her first diet. Though she truly loves to move, dance, exercise and be outdoors, Bethany has deliberately held herself back from doing what she loves most because of self consciousness about her body mixed in with some soul crushing perfectionism. She knows its time for a change, but doesn’t quite know what to do. Tune in to this fascinating podcast session as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Bethany finally find the tools and insights to have the breakthrough she’s been looking for.
Do you remember learning about the digestive system in school? Perhaps you read about all the biochemical events that happen as our food progresses through the digestive organs. But what most people were never taught is that one of the most important and unexpected digestive organs of all is the brain. When it comes to metabolism, the brain is much more than a silent partner. In fact, our thoughts, our attention, and our sensory impressions of the food we’re eating plays a much bigger role in digestion than most of us realize. If you’re ready to start maximizing the potential of the brain to support your digestive power, then tune into this eye-opening podcast session to discover some surprising secrets about this under-appreciated digestive powerhouse.
For Lara, it’s hard enough being a single mom, but when you add in unexpected overeating, binge eating and a 30 pound weight gain, things can get challenging. What’s even crazier, Lara is a personal trainer and knows how to take care of herself, but she can’t seem to find a way through. Tune in to this great podcast session as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating introduces some highly targeted and unexpected strategies to help Lara have a breakthrough. You’ll hear about some highly effective Mind Body Nutrition tools along with some important insights that help Lara see things in a whole new light.
Experiencing unwanted symptoms is part of being human. Whether the discomfort is physical or emotional, we can count on life to bring us a steady stream of symptoms, each of which is there to provide us with a unique opportunity for growth and learning. The question is, when you notice something going on in your body that doesn’t feel so good, what’s your first response? Do you try to power through the issue, or do you stop to listen to what the symptom might be telling you? This thought-provoking podcast episode explores four of the most common ways that people deal with symptoms, and she reveals some great insights on how you can be a better listener to your body’s hidden messages.
Stefanie is in her 40s and has had body image concerns since her teenage years. She knows it’s impacting her life as all kinds of negative thinking dominates her inner world and drains her energy. Stefanie feels like a prisoner of her own mind and wants to get out. She just doesn’t know how to do it. Tune in to this powerful podcast session as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating lights a fire in Stefanie’s world and helps her find the exact motivation she needs to finally get on the right track to personal empowerment.
It's quite easy these days to read all kinds of books, articles, blogs and more on eating disorders and disordered eating. These are deeply important and compelling topics for our times. So many people are living in pain and confusion, not knowing how to manage their unwanted eating habits, their weight, or their emotional challenges with food. But let’s take a different view on eating disorders and ask the question, “what's the opposite of disordered eating?” Tune in to this thoughtful and eye opening podcast episode to discover some great insights on what an empowered relationship with food and body can look like.
Since her teenage years, Suzie has been battling a number of concerns including fatigue, digestive problems, mood swings and now a recent weight gain. As a Thai Boxing professional, she puts a lot of strain on her body and she’s ready to find some answers, but isn’t sure where to turn. Tune into this great podcast episode as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Suzie see that the answers to her health and weight concerns are tied into her relationship with men, and how she sees herself as a woman. Being a professional boxer has helped her for sure, but it may be time to see her life in a whole new way.
When it comes to good nutrition and healthy eating, we most often assume that all the work rests on us to make the right choices to eat the best foods, and that it’s all about our own individual efforts. Of course, this is true – but only to a degree. Great nutrition is also about how other people can contribute to your nutritional world, how they inspire you, support you, share similar health values, and mentor you with good insights and feedback . If you’d like help in following a healthy way to eat and are ready to effort a lot less, then tune into this informative podcast to discover some great insights on the value that other people can provide us in both nutritional and emotional dimensions. You’ll see what good nutrition can mean in a whole new way.
Amy is a bright, motivated professional who has a great life, a wonderful career, and a beautiful family. Her challenge is a poor “belly image” – she simply doesn’t like her midsection, and the fat that naturally occupies it. She feels good about the rest of her body, but her stomach fat feels completely unacceptable to her and it silently bothers to the point where it impacts her self-esteem and confidence. Amy knows she should change this way of thinking, but can’t figure out how. Tune in to this unique podcast episode as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Amy with an unexpected strategy for success that has her inspired to move forward like never before.
Normally, most people think of good nutrition as getting the required vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that we need so that the body can simply do its job. It seems perfectly reasonable to assume that once we get our baseline nutrition from the food we eat, everything will be okay. But we live in a time when we’re under fantastic pressure from pollution, toxins in our food, and exposure to thousands of human made chemicals that never before existed in nature. It’s time to think about nutrition in a whole new way. Tune into this informative podcast episode to discover some great strategies for nutritional self defense.
Patricia is in her late 50s and is burdened with a big weight gain, emotional eating, negative thinking, and never ever feeling lovable or good enough. Her confidence is at a low point and her weight loss efforts keep failing her. She has a lot of nutrition knowledge but is clearly stuck and unsure how to make any headway. Tune into this fascinating podcast episode as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Patricia see where her problem is truly rooted, and how before she can have the hope of losing any weight, she needs to do one important thing that will make a huge difference not only for her body, but for her life.
Most nutritional approaches focus on rearranging the food on our plate. Meaning, we’re told to eat more of this, less of that, include these new foods, take these new supplements, and so on. Of course, this all makes perfect sense and can be super useful for so many of us. But what we don’t see very often is nutrition and personal transformation being put into the same recipe. This fascinating podcast episode delivers some fresh insights on how quality nutrition AND personal transformation are a powerful one-two punch for a better life. We think you’ll make some excellent connections and discoveries.
Holly has a fascinating challenge with food: she’s afraid to be hungry and afraid that there won’t be enough to eat. She hoards food in the fridge, and she finds herself worrying that she’ll go hungry even though she can well afford what she needs. Holly knows she could be coming from a much better place, but doesn’t quite know how to get there. Tune in to this podcast episode as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Holly discover the brilliant reason behind her fear of being hungry, and how she can use this challenge to make herself a more empowered woman.
These days, the right nutrition knowledge can make a big difference in people’s lives. One good nutrition fact can radically change your health, your metabolism and your life. Usually though, the impactful nutrition information that comes our way is focused on what we need to cut out of our diet and what we should not be eating. Well, it’s time for some good news on the food front. Tune in to discover a very little know nutrition fact that can make a huge difference in what you eat and how you feel.
Natalie has been hooked on sugar since childhood. Now in her 30s, she realizes that sugar seems to be controlling her in a big way. It depletes her mood, her energy, her brainpower, and she can’t figure out how to free herself. Sugar gives her a temporary high, but it soon leaves her feeling guilty and in a fog. Tune in to this podcast session as Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Natalie discover that the way to solve her problem with sugar is to see how sugar isn’t really the problem she thinks it is, and that it’s really pointing to something deeper and far more interesting and important.
Most people tend to look at their eating issues as the enemy. We treat our challenges around food like a foreign invader that needs to be smacked around, pushed aside and eradicated in any way possible. The problem is, we seldom see success when we attack ourselves in any way. So when it comes to weight, body image, over eating, binge eating, or emotional eating for example, fighting these is a losing battle. We need to see our eating challenges in a whole new light. When we look at "food as a doorway," something magical happens. We can finally have the openings and the breakthroughs we’ve been looking for. Food is a doorway means that our relationship with food can take us to some very powerful places where we can learn some important lessons that often have nothing to do with food. Tune in to discover some fascinating insights that can take your relationship with food to a whole new place.
Monica wants to lose 30 pounds, and even when it comes off, she can’t maintain it for long. She’s in her 50’s and weight has been a lifelong challenge. She does so many of the right things for weight loss and around medical testing, but she's stuck on a plateau and can’t find any answers. She also suffers with bouts of low energy, that oddly improves whenever she's traveling, learning, and spending time doing what she’s passionate about. Tune in to this great podcast episode where Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Monica with a completely unexpected strategy to get lighter that has her feeling a whole new sense of hope, purpose, and energy. And it’s a secret that Monica knew about herself all along.
These days, so many people experience digestive upset and irritability. What’s fascinating is that it’s easy to lapse into accepting that a weak digestive system is “normal.” We cope with it as best we can, and we put up with ongoing discomfort. But have you ever considered how good you might feel if your digestion was all that it could be? This fascinating podcast reveals 2 MORE Unexpected Tips for a Powerful Digestion. The good news is, these tips are not about taking more supplements or changing your diet – they’re all about how changing YOU – the eater – can have a potent impact on digestive power. These tips are easy-to-practice and you’ll learn the simple science and psychology that makes it all work.
Michelle had been struggling with her weight for a lifetime. So a recent weight loss of 80 pounds might be expected to leave her thrilled. But instead, she’s constantly worried about gaining it all back, she still obsesses over food, and she still judges herself for what she eats. Michelle wants to let go of this unnecessary stress, but can’t figure it out. Tune in to this highly engaging podcast episode as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology helps Michelle have a breakthrough using some unexpected tricks from Dynamic Eating Psychology.
Food addiction is a hot topic these days. So many people are finding themselves fascinated with this topic because it seems to help explain some of our uncontrollable behaviors around food. But do we truly know what food addiction really is? Can someone really be a food addict? And if so, how do we liberate ourselves? Tune in to this information packed episode to learn about a fresh and cutting edge understanding of food addiction. It delivers some powerful insights that will have you looking at food addiction in a whole new way.
Hayley is in her mid 20s and feeling super challenged by a constant onslaught of negative thoughts about her body. She also finds herself overeating, binge eating, and believes that when she has the perfect body, she can finally love herself. Her perfectionism is strangling her creativity and her happiness. She is clearly stuck and needs some new strategies. Tune in to this compelling episode as Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating comes up with some surprising strategies and unique homework assignments that leaves Hayley feeling upbeat, renewed, and ready to shine in her life.
It’s no secret that what we eat is important for good health, but did you know that WHO you are when you eat can also have a profound impact on your nutritional status? As it turns out, we have many different “personalities” that populate our inner world, and each of these personas may very well have its own unique metabolism! Tune in to this fascinating episode to learn about the science and psychology of our nutritional personalities, and how knowledge of this phenomenon can make a big difference in our health, and our relationship with food.
Kim has been struggling with her weight for 28 years, and in the last 3 years she’s been dealing with low energy and fatigue. She has a solid knowledge of health and nutrition, has worked hard to lose weight and get her energy back, but is now feeling stuck and discouraged. Nothing is working, and she’s hit a dead end. Tune in to this episode as Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Kim discover an unexpected and surprising way through her weight and energy struggles that requires Kim to radically change her dieting and health strategies, and her outlook on life.