#78: Body Respect with Dr. Lindo Bacon

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By Tara Whitney, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and Transformational Coach and Tara Whitney. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Dr. Lindo Bacon shares why calling out and noticing diet culture can be so challenging because it’s countercultural and risky, why what diet culture is selling is only creating the problem, the importance of looking at your own experience with food as validation, challenging weight stigma and advocating for every body being worthy of respect.

Dr. Bacon also shares their personal story around their gender identity and offers reassurance that our past stories can be reclaimed as a source of power and much more around self-acceptance, hope and living inside of your body.

Dr. Lindo Bacon is a researcher and former professor, and for nearly two decades taught courses in social justice, health, weight, and nutrition. Dr. Bacon holds a Ph.D. in physiology with a specialty in nutrition, and master’s degrees in psychology and exercise metabolism. Dr. Bacon has mined their deep academic proficiency, their clinical expertise, and their personal experience to write two bestselling books, Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight, and the co-authored Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, or Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight. Their newly released book, Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming it for the Better) , takes their inspiring message beyond size, to shaping a culture of empathy, equity, and true belonging.

Twitter and Facebook: @LindoBaconX Instagram: @LindoBacon

Check out Radical Belonging: https://lindobacon.com/radical-belonging-book/

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