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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 28, 2021

The “Bite Sized Education” Series

In part 2 of exploring “what is healthy eating?” we dive deep into the systemic roots of diet culture and the inequality around health that perpetuates binary definitions of health. We explore how privilege unfairly defines health standards and determines healthy lifestyles while not being inclusive to various cultures, socio economic statuses, and access to resources.

We interview Deanna Belleny Lewis, MPH RDN about how her work in public health and her passion about diversifying the field of nutrition has led her to debunking myths about healthy eating. Deanna shares her definition of health and how she helps clients navigate finding a relationship with nutrition that works for them, regardless of resources and finances. Deanna also shares her favorite resources and ways to support food desert communities. 



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