Joining me today is special guest, Julie Duffy Dillon. Julie is a seasoned registered dietitian, mental health counselor and podcast host of Find Your Food Voice. Julie helps people with a complicated relationship with food better access non diet tools like Intuitive Eating and strategize how to remove the shame and blame dumped on them from diet culture.
During our conversation, we chat about the harm of dieting for people in higher weight bodies, how intuitive eating can be effective for PCOS, and the importance of advocating for policies that improve funding and legislation for PCOS. Additionally, Julie shares her upcoming project, PCOS diaries, which will focus on sharing experience and living life with PCOS.
In today’s episode, we cover:
- Traditional PCOS treatments
- The value of non-diet tools + Intuitive eating
- How to advocate for yourself
- Importance of prioritizing your health
- The evolution of dietician training + approaches
CONNECT WITH JULIE:
After sobbing in her boss’s office 20 years ago, Julie Duffy Dillon taught her last diet. Once she saw diet’s harm, she couldn’t unsee it. She is a seasoned dietitian trained as a mental health counselor and podcast host of Find Your Food Voice®, a Top 100 Nutrition Podcast on Apple Podcasts. Featured on TLC’s My Big Fat Fabulous Life, Julie helps people with a complicated relationship with food better access non diet tools like Intuitive Eating and strategize how to remove the shame and blame dumped on them from diet culture. She teaches dietitians, counselors, doctors, and other health professionals to do the same through clinical supervision, writing, media, and speaking engagements. Julie holds a MS degree in Community Counseling, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Supervisor. Learn more about Julie at JulieDuffyDillon.com
Follow Julie on TikTok: @FoodVoiceRD
CONNECT WITH SAM:
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Download her free Intuitive Eating Workbook for PCOS
Learn more about the Nourished with PCOS Program