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So what is #ForkingWellness? Registered Nutritionist, Sophie Bertrand (@sophieshealthykitchen) and Registered Dietitian, Bari Stricoff (@barithedietitian) sit down to have a chat about health, nutrition, and all things wellness. But, this is not your typical nutrition podcast... Instead, it's a real-life, non-scripted conversation aimed at making health and and nutrition approachable, by helping you to redefine what wellness looks like for you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out i ...
 
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Find yourself returning to the same recipes? Feeling uninspired in the kitchen? Or wondering how you can make the most out of your food shop budget? This episode is for you! We chat to fellow nutrition professional and meal prep guru Molly Cleary, aka @sayyestothefreshh! Molly talks about 'recipe fatigue', using leftovers, meal planning AND how to …
 
This week we sit down with Antonia Braun aka @bilingualnutritionist and learnt so much about Endometriosis. Antonia is a Registered Associate Nutritionist, part of our Forking Wellness team and has been diagnosed with endometriosis herself. She talks us through what it is, what the symptoms are, how it can impact your life and how you can get help.…
 
We decided it would be a fun challenge to go vegan for a week! Despite both of us eating a predominately plant based diet, Bari loves her eggs and Sophie loves her Greek yoghurt. We discuss the challenges we faced, what we enjoyed, what we learnt and what we want to change about our diets moving forward. Plant based diets have been associated with …
 
Most of us love the idea of a morning routine but sometimes this is easier said than done... We have found great benefit in sticking to a routine and Mimi shares her personal experiences with cultivating a morning ritual to enhance happiness. Things we discuss: Self development Meditation Limiting beliefs Journaling Manifesting your beliefs and pos…
 
1 year of Forking Wellness! We sit down and discuss why we started this podcast, what we have gained, how we have grown AND our latest project that we are confident will help you through the month of lockdown if you're in the UK. We also reveal why we plan on going vegan for a week! You can download our 30 day journal prompt here! https://sophieshe…
 
This week we have an open conversation about weight loss. With the rise of Intuitive Eating and the HAES movement, weight loss seems to be demonised... We sit down to chat with bariatric dietitian Nichola Ludlam-Raine, founder of Nic's Nutrition, to discuss her work with her clients, how and why she encourages weight loss and the approaches that sh…
 
This week we sit down with Psychologist and Sex Therapist, Dr Kate Balestrieri to discuss what the fork a healthy sex life actually is! Kate tells us how she got into her line of work, what lifestyle factors affect libido, what to do when your libido doesn't match your partners, how intimacy fits into wellness and how you might be able to spice up …
 
We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Dr Tara Swart back to our podcast! We spoke to her a few weeks ago about supporting our mental health and today we sit down and talk about imposter syndrome. Tara has an incredible insight on this topic and we open up about our own experience with this too. Make sure you follow Tara on instagram! https://www.in…
 
This week we sit down with 2 out of the 3 'Quarter Life Crisis' girls to discuss what the fork a quarter life crisis is! Society has led us to believe that we should have achieved certain things at certain points in our life... we 'should' be in a relationship, we 'should' have moved out, we 'should' know where we are going in life, and this usuall…
 
We are so excited about this weeks episode as we had the pleasure of chatting to Alexandra Cane about being your own best friend! Alex is training to be a personal trainer, has just launched her own fitness program and is passionate about empowering other women. In this episode she opens up about her personal wellness journey, how she has learnt to…
 
This week we are joined by the @todaywithrose girls, nutrition professionals who are passionate about supporting the body positivity movement, lifting others up and women supporting women. It is one thing to say we want to improve our body image, but how the fork do we actually do that? We sit down for a straight up discussion and talk about the di…
 
WE WROTE A BOOK!! We are beyond excited to finally share this with you guys! Titled FORKING WELLNESS, we give you all the tools you need to identify your own version of wellness using an evidence based approach. PRE ORDER NOW! On this week's episode we give you a 'tell all' in regards to the process of getting published, what we set out to achieve …
 
We are answering all the questions you've been wanting to know the answers to! You've been asking and we have been listening - here are our top 5 questions that cover the most popular topics you guys have been asking about... Things we discuss: Whether or not we have tried keto Our thoughts on the keto diet as well as the research behind it If it i…
 
This week we sit down and talk about something we believe everyone has experienced at some point - FOOD GUILT! The relationship you have with food can impact so many different areas of your life and we believe that feelings of guilt around food can really leave you miserable... We discuss, what this term means, why we experience it and how to addre…
 
WHAT I EAT IN A DAY! The title that we think defines ‘click bait’ and a popular trend on many social media platforms. Whilst some might find it inspiring, intriguing and helpful, others may find this content triggering… we sit down and discuss the dimensions of this and reveal how we feel about it ourselves as nutrition professionals. We may come a…
 
Binge eating disorder is a serious mental health illness that is often left out when discussing eating disorders, despite being the most common! We sit down to discuss signs, symptoms, diagnosis and how one might deal with binge episodes (what even is a binge?!). Things we discuss: What a binge is What defines binge eating disorder Who is best plac…
 
This week we sit down with Lottie aka @thetummydiaries for a refreshing chat discussing all things Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Lottie has built an incredibly positive social media platform in which she openly and honestly talks about her IBS journey and how she connects with other individuals who suffer with any type of digestive discomfort. Wi…
 
This week we sit down to discuss the new campaign released by the UK Government to tackle obesity in attempt to fight Covid19. We have some very strong opinions surrounding the communication behind this message so sit tight for an in-depth discussion. More info on the campaign can be found here - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tackling-…
 
This week we sat with Fitness Coach and good friend of ours Georgie Spurling. Georgie runs her own fitness platform (@gsmethod) and has a very unique way of working with clients. Her refreshing approach to health and fitness really resonates with us and we are sure that you will also find value in her ethos. Things we discuss: Georgie's personal fi…
 
Open your mind to change your life… We are so excited for this week’s episode because we got to sit down with Dr Tara Swart and this conversation just blew us away! Tara is an incredible Doctor and Neuroscientist and we have an interesting discussion about how the way we behave towards ourself can impact our perception of ourself. Tara talks about …
 
This week we are busting myths! As health professionals we consistently hear fake news in the nutrition industry and we wanted to set the record straight. When it comes to health and nutrition, misinformation can be detrimental to your wellbeing so sit with us whilst we discuss the following… Is breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Does…
 
We are back with another Intuitive Eating episode (part 2), as we have had so much interest from you guys on this topic and it is one we love to talk about too! If you are new to intuitive eating, we recommend you go back and listen to our first episode where we cover the basics. In this episode we discuss set point theory - something that is very …
 
Ever wonder what a 30-year wellness journey might look like? Or how a mother's relationship with food can impact a child? Well, in this episode we sit down with Fran (Franny) Stone, Bari's mum to find out! It's no secret that Fran's disordered relationship with food resulted in Bari's dietitian qualifications - but what did that journey look like? …
 
This week we sit down (digitally, of course), with Registered Associate Nutritionist, Emma Hanton, from @essentially.emma to discuss everything about PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome. While 1 in 5 women suffer from PCOS, many remain unaware of the signs, symptoms and consequences of the condition. Listen as Emma tells an honest account of her diagno…
 
We are back this week discussing how the fork we start a food blog! We have had so many messages from you guys asking for an episode like this so we brought on the lovely James Wythe founder of Healthy Living James to talk about all things food blog related! James has built an incredibly popular food blog and instagram page sharing the most delicio…
 
This week we're joined by one of our gorgeous friends Katie Forbes (@katieforbesfit) who also happens to be the most positive person we know! Positivity is something we could all do with a bit more of in our life and we thought that Katie was the perfect person to talk to about this. Katie let's us in on her morning routine, her 'happy playlists' a…
 
We're joined by one of our good friends and incredibly positive/motivational graphic designer, Ellen Hope from @mynames_ellen! Ellen has carved out a niche on Instagram for her positive quotes and colourful graphics centred around normalising Mental Health struggles and aiming to reduce the stigma around Mental Health. Ellen opens up about her own …
 
This episode is all about dieting! What is a diet? Why do they fail? And why do we believe they lead to no good? We discuss the science behind why diets fail, the physical and psychological consequences, the FODMAP diet and more! Questions answered: How to let people know without being rude that the diet they're talking about is 'wrong' How to lose…
 
This week we sit down and discuss (what we believe to be) a very important topic... Orthorexia, also identified as 'an unhealthy obsession with being healthy' is something that a lot of people might be able to or, historically, be able to identify with... we certainly do! Listen to find out: What the Fork is Orthorexia? Can veganism play a part in …
 
Studying nutrition? Just graduated? Or thinking of a career change? This episode is for you! This week we sit down and talk to recent graduate and Registered Associate Nutritionist Hannah Cartwright (@livewellwithhan) to discuss the struggles of being a student, the excitement of being a student and how to navigate your way into the industry. Some …
 
Time to answer some of your nutrition questions! We usually host a "Catch Up" episode every now and then, to take a tiny break from the nutrition and facts to bring you more relatable and personable content. However, as our recent episodes have been quite personal and more lockdown-related, we thought we would skip the catch-up and go straight into…
 
We are aware there are many factors may dictate our food choices… availability, means, sustainability, convenience etc. But, when it comes down to it, we know that both, nutritional value and taste, play a big role when it comes to choosing what you cook up in the kitchen or even choose on the go. This week we have an in-depth discussion behind wha…
 
In times of working from home, we have both received so many questions and concerns around emotional eating... is it okay, why do we do it and how do we deal with it? We know the feeling! In this week's episode, we dive deep in to comfort eating, emotional eating and eating out of boredom. We also touch briefly on intuitive eating but we have a muc…
 
In these weird and unsettling times (#coronavirus #socialdistancing #quarantine) we sit down to have a helpful yet light hearted convo about how to cope! We are by no means experts in this area but we are all in this together and wanted to reiterate that! We share how we have been dealing with our own mental health and share our top tips in regards…
 
Today we sit down with Sophie’s fiancé, Ash, to discuss his perspective on wellness and his relationship with food. Prior to meeting Sophie, Ash was a competitive body builder and admits to “mainly eating boiled chicken, broccoli, and brown rice”, while spending 12-14 hours in the gym per week! We discussed the mental and physical repercussions of …
 
Welcome back to another catch-up episode! Every 5 weeks, we sit down and just 'catch up' on things going on in our lives, things we're loving, and answer all of your questions. We are obviously talking about all things coronavirus and how we are coping with the various emotions. As we pre-recorded this episode a week in advance, a lot has changed s…
 
How the fork do we freeze our eggs? This week, we are joined by the incredible fitness blogger, Amy Jones (@mimilouj). As women in modern-day society, we are in a constant battle with our biological clock. So what can we do? Join us in one of the most honest and open conversations to date. Amy is incredibly transparent about her decisions, her jour…
 
Wondering what the best way to look after your skin is? Worried about wrinkles or just want to know what the fork 'preventative' botox means?! We got you covered! This week, Bari and Sophie sit down with Negin (@neginaesthetics) to talk all things skin care! Being that the girls are always actively trying to look after their skin, they were very ke…
 
This week's topic might be our most requested episode yet and you definitely don't want to miss it! In this episode, we deeply discuss Intuitive Eating, the common misconceptions, the challenges IE faces and so much more! It's rare that two health professionals have such an open dialogue on the topic, but we are passionate about voicing our persona…
 
Welcome back to the Forking Wellness Podcast! This week we interview Louise Symington (@sustainabledietitian) and discuss everything you need to know about sustainable eating. Want to know which plant-based milk is the most sustainable? What about consuming sustainable fish? Should we be eating organic? Make sure you listen to find out all the answ…
 
It's that time again! Every 5 episodes, Sophie and Bari sit down to catch up on everything that is going on. Listen to get your update on Sophie's wedding planning, the girls' alarm clocks, Bari's struggle to balance everything (legit, everything, haha), and so much more! Sophie & Bari answer a question submitted via email (forkingwellness@gmail.co…
 
This week on the Forking Wellness Podcast, we sit down with Deborah James aka @bowelbabe whilst she shares her incredibly inspirational journey in regards to being diagnosed with bowel cancer. This conversation is emotional, inspiring and educational and we are confident that everyone can take something positive away from this episode. This episode…
 
Welcome back to another Forking Wellness podcast! This week, we sit down with blogger and YouTuber, Erin Morrissey (@erinliveswhole). This conversation is a deep and insightful discussion on wellness and Erin's journey through her eating disorder recovery. We chat about what it means to truly find balance in all aspects of your life. Plus, we get t…
 
Sophie and Bari are chatting about their favourite 'F word"... Fibre! The girls sit down with @ryvitauk to discuss why fibre is so important for our overall health. Did you know only 1/10 people in the UK meet their fibre goals/day? Learn how to increase your daily fibre intake (did someone say passionfruit margarita? lol) by making simple swaps an…
 
As well as being Nutrition Professionals, Sophie and Bari are also dedicated dog moms, and are super excited to sit down and talk with Butternut Box Vet, Ciara Clarke (@vet.inthe.city) to discuss all things dog health! Confused about what to feed your pup? Thinking about getting a dog? Need to get a urine sample off of your dog? We got you covered!…
 
Join Sophie and Bari for another catch-up episode! As per your requests, we'll be sitting down every 5 episodes to catch-up about our personal lives and work, and answer your questions... Want to know our career goals? The things we will never do again? How to avoid falling for fad diets? Does eating meat cause cancer? Also, thank you to Ryvita for…
 
Sophie and Bari are excited to bring you all the first Forking Wellness guest episode featuring NHS Dentist, Dr. Surina Sehgal (@thefoodie_dentist). Listen to Surina bust dental myths and talk about all things oral health. Interested in getting veneers or whitening your teeth? Confused about whether you should be using charcoal toothpaste or an ele…
 
Do you like to make New Years Resolutions? Well, we forking hate them 😂Listen to hear us chat about how positive behaviour changes are more nuanced than making a simple 'resolution'. We also catch up about Christmas, our 'peak and pit' of the year, and things we want to work on in 2020! We hope you enjoy this light-hearted episode and Happy New Yea…
 
Does the Christmas season leave you feeling anxious? (we're talking about food, not your bank account 😂) Well, Sophie and Bari discuss how to handle the festive season and reduce anxiety, guilt, or any worries around food. They also chat about how to handle food pushers and negative comments from family members. Listen for a feel-good chat, a few l…
 
Are you addicted to coffee? Well, Bari is 😂And while Sophie prefers to sip her matcha latte, she is a fan of the odd cup of coffee (in moderation). Listen to hear the pros and cons of caffeine consumption, how Bari's grandfather fed her coffee in a bottle and how Sophie HATES wheatgrass! To sum things up, some pros of caffeine include decreased ris…
 
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