Episode #268: Understanding Disordered Eating with Tamar Samuels

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Steph interviews Tamar Samuels, RDN about the spectrum of disordered eating and steps you can take to overcome it. Tama is the co-founder of Culina Health and has helped countless people transform their relationship with food and their health to overcome disordered eating, hormone imbalances, and chronic stress. In this episode, they share considerations for when your healthy diet has gone too far, how to relax self-imposed dietary restrictions, how to know if your diet is really working, and how to make nutrition personalized and sustainable in a way that supports your mental health. If you’re wondering if your diet is still the best fit for you or if you want to reassess your current habits, this interview is a great place to start! 

Topics Discussed: 

  • The spectrum of disordered eating
  • Signs you’re restricting more than what’s necessary
  • Key steps in changing your relationship with food
  • Top tips for managing disordered eating
  • Navigating necessary vs self-imposed restrictions
  • Ways to approach goals in a healthy way

Show Notes: 

  • https://culinahealth.com/
  • https://www.instagram.com/tamarsamuels.rd/
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This episode’s guest

Tamar Samuels, MS, RD is a registered dietitian nutritionist and the co-founder of Culina Health.

Her unique and holistic approach to healthcare integrates functional medicine, positive psychology, and behavioral change techniques pulled from her training in clinical nutrition and coaching science. She’s helped countless people transform their relationship with food and their health to overcome disordered eating, hormone imbalances, and chronic stress.

She has been featured in award winning national online publications, including the Huffington Post, Byrdie, Hello Giggles and more. Well + Good named her one of the top holistic nutritionists in New York City.