On this week’s episode we had a great conversation with David Wiss of Nutrition in Recovery. We discussed the role nutrition plays in recovery from eating disorders, substance use disorders, and addiction. This episode is especially important if you or your loved one suffers from an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, or binge eating disorder.
What We Covered:
2:48 – About David Wiss.
5:27 – How David Wiss became interested in nutritional therapy for eating disorders, substance use disorders, and addiction.
7:45 – Potential issues with being able to eat everything in moderation.
9:25 – Big Food’s ties to Registered Dietitians.
12:25 – NEDA’s outlook on food addiction and eating disorders.
14:25 – The health effects of food pollution.
16:49 – Caller Question: The role of exercise in eating disorder and addiction recovery.
19:30 – How to introduce clean eating to those in recovery from eating disorders and addiction.
22:40 – Motivating people to eat clean. How to set realistic recovery goals.
26:46 – How to break people of the “diet mentality”.
33:09 – How does someone become addicted to food? The role of nutrition in food addiction. What do people need to understand in terms of food addiction and disordered eating. The six most addictive foods.
50:25 – What does good, nutritious, healthy food look like? What is a whole foods diet?
54:10 – Reintroducing fiber into the diet of those in recovery from eating disorders and addiction.
56:00 – Eating Disorders, Food Intolerances, and Leaky Gut Syndrome.
57:32 – Diagnosing Leaky Gut Syndrome.
Links We Discussed
Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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