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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 14, 2021

The “Bite Sized Education” Series

In part two of our episode series on gut health we interview the fabulous Tammy Beasley, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, CSSD on how she explains a healthy gut to her clients. Tammy discusses the importance of a nourished gut first and foremost and gives a powerful analogy, famously referred to in her professional circle as the “sponge analogy,” that we hope helps our listeners understand how the gut works most effectively! 

Tammy answers questions about myths around gut health and the importance of the psychological component of finding peace in one’s relationship with food in order to maintain a healthy digestive system. Tammy is generous enough to verbally explain her sponge analogy on this episode and give you amazing listeners a VIDEO demonstration, which is linked in the show notes on our website, so check it out!


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The information presented in this podcast does not replace individual therapy or nutrition recommendations.