The Appetite Episode #41:
Let’s Talk About Weight
An Opal: Food+Body Wisdom Podcast
Can you really control your weight? Diet culture certainly says you can, but in this episode, Opal Co-Founder and Nutrition Director Julie Church, RDN, CD, CEDS sits down with host Carter Umhau, LMHC to challenge this, highlighting the real cost of weight loss. Julie explains “set point theory” as a new way to understand our bodies’ protective responses to weight loss, introducing an element of mystery into what’s often widely categorized as merely an issue of willpower.