Breaking the Generational Cycle of Food Addictions + Obesity with Shawn Stevenson

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Today, we welcome back to the show Shawn Stevenson, the author of the USA Today National bestseller Eat Smarter and the international bestselling book Sleep Smarter. He’s also the creator of The Model Health Show, featured as the number #1 health podcast in the U.S. with millions of listener downloads each month. 

In this episode, Krista + Shawn Stevenson sit down for a candid discussion on obesity and food addictions, and the ways in which food manufacturers manipulate food in the United States.

They also discuss how to better support your family’s health + wellness journey, including the shocking food consumption trends on the rise among children. Shawn recently published his family cookbook, Eat Smarter, which features 100+ delicious recipes to transform your health, fitness + connection! 

“We absolutely cannot hate ourselves into wellness, self-love, and acknowledging our diversity. Even if we are carrying more body fat than what is deemed to be beautiful by society, which has changed, thankfully, that’s something to celebrate.” – Shawn Stevenson on Almost 30 Podcast

We also talk about:

  • The latest statistics on obesity 
  • Shawn’s approach to targeting behavioral change
  • The severe consequences of obesity 
  • Food manufacturers manipulating our food
  • What are cravings?
  • Foods that have glyphosate
  • Childhood health + obesity today
  • Creating microcultures intentionally
  • The science behind eating together 


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