Episode 143: What Weight Loss Research Is and ISN’T Telling You with Ragen Chastain

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In this week’s episode, Bonnie is joined by Ragen Chastain who is a speaker, writer, researcher, Board Certified Patient Advocate, multi-certified health and fitness professional, and thought leader in weight science, weight stigma, health, and healthcare.

In today’s episode Bonnie & Ragen will discuss: 

  • Ragen’s personal story of healing her relationship with food and body
  • Most misleading things about weight loss research
  • How to be more skeptical of weight loss research
  • Correlation vs. causation when talking about how higher body weights are associated with more health conditions/concerns
  • How the diet industry is really enmeshed in continuing education trainings for health professionals
  • Advocating for healthcare you deserve
  • and so much more! 

Connect with Ragen: 

Instagram: @ragenchastain 

Newsletter: weightandhealthcare.com

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  1. Julie Smith says:

    Thank you ladies! This was very informative. And shocking to learn what doctors are learning. Thank a for sharing this wonderful research and for being brave young women to put this out there for us to learn from And to help mind shift begin .I m 60 and have fought this battle with body image and food for about 47 years.

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