Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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 26, 2021

The “Bite Sized Education” Series

In part one of this week’s episodes, we are covering the multiple layers of health, nutrition, and the privilege that defines health in our society. We discuss how health is physical and includes nutrition elements but if mental health is suffering because of strict rules about healthy eating, then it is not true health. We chat about the mental health component of enjoying food and finding a relationship with food that works for our bodies and our livelihood.


Our amazing listeners also wrote in and in this episode we will answer the following question:


Dear Mom Genes,

Thank you for all you are doing and for providing the information and education you have thus far. Though I feel inspired by your mom bod messaging I am conflicted about some of the food information you are providing.  I do believe in ‘providing variety for my family’ and having ‘everything in moderation’ however; I do want to eat healthy and take care of my body.  That being said, the information that is available out there about healthy eating is so confusing. I’m worried that if I follow what the internet is saying my family will be super limited.  But I also don’t always trust what is in all foods.  Can you provide some insight into what healthy eating actually is?  Thanks for your help!  Mama Greenie

For full episode information and links discussed in the episode, please go to To connect with the Mom Genes community, check out our Instagram @momgenesthepodcast or Facebook group: Mom Genes The Podcast. Please email us your questions or thoughts for future episodes at

If you enjoyed the episode, be sure to take a screenshot and share it out on Instagram and tag @momgenesthepodcast. We will be sure to share your comments and re-posts in our Instagram stories! In order to not miss a single episode, SUBSCRIBE and please give us a RATING and REVIEW on iTunes!

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