Weight a Minute

Beth Boebel and Jessica Pearson

Weight a Minute is about the crazy, sad, and effed-up ways that diet culture keeps you trapped in a vicious cycle with food and your body.  We’re here to dismantle these falsehoods and get you on a path to loving yourself, food, and life. We’re bringing levity to the profound conversations about body image, diet culture, and more. Each week we’re showing you how to drop the drama so you can focus on what matters most!  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Episodes

Consistency

We are back from our winter break, a little later than we had planned, but that’s ok we are here now and talking about a timely topic: consistency. Today we talk about why the ho-humness of consistency is important, how consistency is not perfection, and how to build consistency. Hosted

The “When I” Trap

This week we talk about a sneaky phrase that we use that limits our life right now: “When I……” When I reach this goal, I can do or have this thing. If you have said this to yourself before or are operating from this place now, listen in so you

Book Report – The Secret Life of Fat

Beth read an excellent book, “The Secret Life of Fat, the Science Behind the Body’s Least Understood Organ, and What it Means For You”. It was a great read on an organ that is so vilified and yet not talked about its importance. When we understand how something functions and

Holiday Eating and Diet Culture

This is our Holiday special just in time for Thanksgiving. People want to know how they can navigate this season without doing whatever it is they’ve done in the past. Most people will give you tips and tricks like don’t show up hungry to the party or stand near the

Becoming Your Own Authority w/Chris Hale

When you are seeking validation on something you are doing, striving for, or just being; who do you check in with? Why not you? This week we are talking with Chris Hale about being your own authority versus seeking external validation and all the things that might be getting in

Fructose: Friend or Foe?

This week we are taking a step into the science of fructose, you know that friendly fruit sugar. But it’s actually kind of everywhere and may be causing more of a problem with how our body is able to utilize sugars, store fat, and more. Listen in for an update

37 – Perfectionism and Failure

Do you identify as a perfectionist? And then try to apply the principles of perfection to food by desiring to hold onto food rules or a structure pretty tightly? When you step out of that structure does your brain make you think you are a failure? We are here this

You Might Be an Emotional Eater If….

This week Jessica and Beth discuss the myriad ways that emotional eating shows up. Hint – there’s more to it than eating all the things when you are mad or sad. Tune in to learn more about emotional eating. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Hormones with Dr. Akhter

It seems like our sex hormones are such a mystery because in some ways we hear about how having them imbalanced causes us problems, yet we often aren’t getting the info or the support we need to figure out how they’re doing or how to balance them if something is

Three Simple Upgrades for Health

Back in Jessica and Beth’s culinary school adventures, we learned about three key (and easy) things in our everyday diet that we can upgrade to improve our health. Rather than think that improvements in health and nutrition need to be dramatic sweeping changes, why not just stick with some basics