Episode 32: Three Nutrition Rules That are Made to Be Broken

September 12, 2018

Episode 22: The Oreo Cookie Approach To Breaking a Bad Habit

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Episode Overview

There is so much folk wisdom around food and nutrition that often turns out to be lacking in scientific and factual foundation. Jen, Annie, and Lauren band together to dissect the myths and legends of nutrition and how you can make what works for you work even better (and what you might want to change – if you want to.) Get ready to bust some myths and question everything you thought you knew about nutrition.

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Why small, frequent meals aren’t helping your fat loss
  • How 3-4 meals a day can help you with hunger and satiety
  • Is breakfast really necessary?
  • Who shouldn’t skip breakfast?
  • How to troubleshoot a lack of morning hunger
  • How to work around your morning schedule and your hunger
  • Hunger and Satiety signals: how ignoring them can lead to overeating
  • Fear of hunger and overeating
  • A diet-y background and its impact on your relationship with hunger
  • Reverse engineering your meal schedule
  • Eating after 7 pm, is it really that bad?
  • Why eating after dinner might be a problem for some people
  • Alternatives to nighttime snacking
  • White knuckling cravings: why you don’t want to do it
  • Creating awareness around nighttime snacking and emotional eating
  • Breaking nighttime snack habits that are unwanted
  • Options to unwind that don’t involve food



Download a copy of this episode’s transcript here.


10/10 Recommend to family, friends, & clients 

Sound advice, presented in an easy to understand, approachable way. As a woman, mom, wife, daughter, friend, and Registered Dietitian - I recommend this podcast to everyone including my clients. I'm a huge fan of Balance365.  Keep it up ladies! Your friend, @dietitianchels :)


Outlook shifted 

Since listening to this podcast (and being part of the Facebook group(s) of B365), my whole outlook on myself, my body, my wellness, my worth has changed for the better. I thank these ladies for showing me another way to be in this world. I no longer obsess over my weight or food. I very much look forward to each podcast released!


My Morning Coffee Date 

Especially in 2020, having a little positivity is so important. Every time I listen to this podcast, not only do I have a smile on my face, I discover something about myself. And I consider myself to have a whole hell of a lot of self-awareness to begin with! It's almost cliche to say this now but it truly feels like you're having coffee with girlfriends!