Imagine what the world would be like if judging women on their appearance and being on a diet wasn’t so normalized. Nutritional therapy consultant and strength coach, Steph Gaudreau, discusses the impact of “diet culture” on women’s perceptions of themselves and more!
Steph Gaudreau is a nutritional therapy consultant, strength coach, podcaster, author, cold brew lover, and Lord of the Rings nerd. Steph believes women have the right to feel strong and take up space because the world needs our voices. Her new book, The Core 4, was released on July 30.
In this episode, we talk about how Steph got started in the world of nutrition, the impact of “diet culture” on women’s perceptions of themselves, how the pillars of The Core 4 can help women build sustainable habits for their health, Steph’s experience with endometriosis, and so much more!
- Why Steph left her career as a high school teacher to pursue her own business
- The importance of eating nourishing food
- How societal expectations and “diet culture” propagate fear and shame in women
- The problem with the “eat less, move more” narrative
- Why you need to examine where the words you use for yourself originally came from
- The constant pressure created by fat-shaming messages everywhere from entertainment to the doctor’s office
- Why Steph created The Core 4 program for developing sustainable habits
- The four pillars in The Core 4
- Steph’s vision for The Core 4 and how it can help women
- Why you should embrace your natural body weight
- Steph’s experience with endometriosis
- How Steph’s first gynecologist visit led to a long-term distrust of listening to her body