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“Debunking Diet Myths and Body Love” with Ilyse Schapiro, MS, RDN

In today’s episode, I speak with registered dietitian Ilyse Schapiro to debunk myths about trendy diets. We discuss better ways to achieve weight loss and/or weight gain and how to develop love for our bodies. Ilyse and I collaborate in identifying how harmful certain fad diets can be on our physical and mental health. Ilyse provides us with great knowledge for sustainable and alternative options to living a healthier life and building a positive relationship with food.

This episodes dives into:

  • “Own Your Wellness” workshops with Ilyse and Justine.
  • Discussion on current fad diets and whether they are a good choice for you.
  • How simplicity can be the answer.
  • The importance of seeking advice from credentialed professionals.
  • Focusing on whole, fresh food instead of processed foods.
  • How diets take up too much head space and the detriment this can play in making personal changes.
  • The significance of individualized meal plans.
  • The importance of patience and slowing down for weight loss.
  • Ilyse’s tips for negative body image.
  • Negative effects of social media on our body image.
  • How to address postpartum body changes.

Guest Info:

Connect with Ilyse Schapiro on Instagram @ilyseschapiro.nutrition or her website here.

Resources Mentioned:

1:1 and group coaching with Ilyse: