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Food Heaven Podcast

Oct 21, 2020

Overwhelmed by cooking but still want to enjoy flavorful meals at home? Today we’ll be talking about throw-together quarantine meals for nourishment and flavor. We also talk with Hawa Hassan, the founder of Basbaas Sauce and author of In Bibi’s Kitchen, about what she’s been cooking during quarantine and her...


Oct 14, 2020

There’s this idea, especially among people of color, that eating disorders do not affect us and is an affluent skinny, white girl issue. Aside from not being true, this type of thinking is dangerous and harmful to people of color living with an eating disorder. It creates additional barriers to recovery, and...


Oct 7, 2020

A few weeks ago an article came out that stirred up a lot of conversation within dietitian circles titled “The Unbearable Whiteness and Fatphobia of Anti-Diet Dietitians” Written by Marquisele Mercedes, this article touched on the history of the body positive movement, how it’s been appropriated by thin,...


Sep 30, 2020

Are you sick of hearing your friends and family offer unsolicited opinions about dieting or weight loss? So are we. Today we’re talking about how to navigate diet talk with loved ones, from the subtle comments they make about your body to the comments they make about the foods they’re eating to stay “in shape” 


Sep 23, 2020

There’s a lot of fear and stigma around getting old, even though it’s something most of us will experience. From the endless anti-wrinkle products to the fear of dementia, aging is usually not embraced in our society. Today we’ll be talking with gerontologist Christina Peoples, who holds a master’s degree...