The Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross Show

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Fat Positivity, And The Perils Of Living In A Diet-Focused Culture with Julie Duffy Dillon

Posted by Carolyn Ross on  February 19, 2019

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  Noted dietician Julie Duffy Dillon discusses new and more holistic approaches to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome using weight inclusive approaches. She also talks about weight stigma and how it contributes to the development of eating disorders. The podcast also includes a discussion of what a “food peace” journey is all about – including how to take steps to feel less chaotic around food while living in a fat phobic culture. We discuss the meaning of fat positivity and
CCR 31 | Health And Fitness

Women’s Health And Fitness with Ali Watts

Posted by Carolyn Ross on  February 5, 2019

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  Ali Watts shares her own personal journey to health and fitness including what’s she’s learned about exercise and nutrition. She talks about empowering women to get fit and live the lives they truly desire. Ali also discusses why women’s hormones, age, and nutritional and emotional needs make them unique and why the usual approaches to fitness don’t often work for women. — Listen to the podcast here: Women’s Health And Fitness with Ali Watts My special
CCR 29 | Mom Hacks

Mom Hacks: Science-Backed Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Body, Raise Awesome Kids, And Be Unstoppable with Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

Posted by Carolyn Ross on  December 18, 2018

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  Why is it generally accepted that motherhood comes at the expense of our health – with all that weight gain, fatigue, and exhaustion? It doesn’t have to be that way. What if your baby AND you could thrive together? You can be the mother and woman you want to be, and with Mom Hacks, you don’t have to listen to anyone who tells you otherwise. It’s time for a new mom world order. —
CCR 28 | Mental Health

The Food – Mood Connection: How What We Eat Can Help Prevent And Treat Mental Health Issues with Kristin Kirkpatrick

Posted by Carolyn Ross on  December 5, 2018

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  Why is that what you eat is so important to our overall mental health? My guest, Kristin Kirkpatrick – President of KAK Consulting, LLC and a dietitian and consultant of Wellness Nutrition Services – discusses the importance of food in dealing with mental health issues. She talks about which vitamins and minerals support mood and how eating more color can promote better mental health. On top of that, Kristin also talks about mental health
CCR 26 | Exercise

Why Does Exercising Seem So Difficult? with Joey Atlas

Posted by Carolyn Ross on  November 25, 2018

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  Joey Atlas shares his struggles with food as a child and then later as an adult competitive bodybuilder. Teased about his weight as a child, he found that sports enabled him to get in better shape but also started him on a downward spiral of food restricting alternating with binging. Over time, he realized he needed a more sustainable way to manage his carbohydrate and chocolate cravings without depriving himself of the foods he