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Mom Genes The Podcast

Finding the right jeans is hard. Accepting your genes is even harder. Whether you wear boyfriend or bootcut, high rise or low rise, this podcast will teach you to accept and respect your Mom bod so you can love the genes you are in! Co-hosts Rachel Coleman, MFT and Tina LaBoy, RD use modern research to bust diet myths, explain the evidence based models of Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size, and get real about body after baby. This podcast will take you on a journey of unpacking your old beliefs about food and weight to increase your confidence, learn to nourish your body, and raise body confident kids. So put on your favorite jeans, pull up a chair, and let’s talk Mom Genes.


This episode of Mom Genes was produced and edited by Rachel Coleman and Tina LaBoy. Thank you to Jerry DePizzo for the music production. You can find Epsidoe information and show notes at, follow us on Instagram @Momgenesthepodcast, and join the Mom Genes The Podcast FB group to find a community of Mamas learning to love their bodies and discussing the episodes.

Oct 27, 2020

The “Your Story” Series

Today we are stoked to hear from Julia Parzyck, an eating disorder recovery coach and body-acceptance influencer @fitfatandallthat, who joined us to share her story of healing and touch on the important piece of healing that includes putting a critical eye towards the wellness industry, diet culture, and redefining the term “healthy.”

Many people think that those in the anti diet world over analyze language and that don’t promote health - but what people fail to understand is that we are SO passionate about health. What we truly want to critique and overanalyze is how the subtle comments about our bodies and others bodies, about good foods and bad foods, about healthy weight vs unhealthy weight, and about simplifying healthy to really mean skinny absolutely destroys the key foundation to health. The true foundation of health is decreased body shame, flexibility with food, awareness of our unique genetic makeup, and realizing that our bodies are just a vehicle to our souls. If our souls cannot freely fly because they are weighed down by our insecurities and obsession with our appearance, then we are not healthy.

As you listen to Julia’s story, and as you navigate healing your body, try to keep this reflection prompt in mind: what piece of your food or fitness routine do you need to take a critical, anti diet lens to in order to explore your intentions and cultural messaging?



The “Your Story” season is sponsored by Dia & Co, a styling service and shop that exclusively serves women sizes 14-32 with clothing that offers exceptional quality and fit. To get your 30% off discount, head to and use our code MOMGENES.


Connect with the Mom Genes community:

IG: @momgenesthepodcast

FB: Mom Genes The Podcast group