The Dude Therapist

The Dude Therapist

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Eating with ADHD w/ Brittany Modell

Sep 12, 2023 S04 E32 00:55:04

On this episode of the Dude Therapist podcast, Eli Weinstein and Brittany Modell discuss managing ADHD, with a focus on how to balance mental health needs with food and nutrition when taking medication. They discuss physical side effects, such as suppressed appetite, and how to combat fatigue and cravings for unhealthy foods. Lastly, they emphasize the importance of having compassion for oneself and prioritizing food when it comes to managing ADHD.

[00:00:06] Healing ADHD with food and self-care. [00:05:16] ADHD journey: Zero to sixty success. [00:12:18] Manage ADHD with food: Easy, accessible, nutritious. [00:17:45] Balance mental health needs, and nutrition: Eat enough, feel good. [00:23:11] Health over diet culture: Do best, listen, balance. [00:28:55] ADHD, binge eating, seeking dopamine, eating consistently. [00:34:03] ADHD-related restrictive binge cycle. [00:38:48] Compassionate tips for ADHD: Music, shortcuts, batch cooking, help. [00:44:08] Cooking with ADHD: Simplify, takeout, be compassionate. [00:49:56] Prioritize self-care, nourish your body, and have compassion.

Brittany Modell, MS, RD, CDN is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and founder of Brittany Modell, Nutrition and Wellness, INC, a virtual weight-inclusive private practice that focuses on helping folks heal their relationship with food and body image. Brittany uses a non-diet approach to nutrition and health and practices from a HAES (Health at Every Size) perspective. Brittany helps her clients break the cycle of chronic dieting by cultivating a healthy relationship with food and helping them to reconnect their minds and body. Brittany’s work is rooted in self-compassion, non-judgment and self-care. Brittany has been featured as a speaker at the American Heart Association, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Warby Parker, Mediacom, among others. Brittany graduated from Columbia University with a Masters degree in Nutrition Education and completed her Dietetic Internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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