Today, Kathy welcomes Aaron Flores, RDN, and they discuss important facts about binge eating disorder. This episode covers things from the difference between binge eating disorder and overeating, to myths around body size and diversity, to normalizing food intake and bringing more foods back into the house.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Howard Steiger and they have a conversation about epigenetics and eating disorders. Dr. Steiger explains how he believes eating disorders are a result of gene environment interactions which reduces shame and increases confidence in recovery.
Today, Kathy welcomes Gail Gnade, PhD, and the focus of their conversation is on polyvagal theory in eating disorder treatment. Polyvagal theory is sometimes described as the science of connection, and safe connections with others are biologically imperative for our health and growth as a species.