Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin is a psychoanalyst, author, speaker and internationally-recognized expert in weight, food and body image issues. Her personal experience with these issues gives her a unique understanding of how to overcome them, and she knows how to create lasting transformation. She’s been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Prevention, Real Simple, Redbook, Huffington Post and many other publications, and is a frequent guest expert at summits, podcasts, radio and events. Dr. Nina helps people lose weight without dieting by focusing on what’s eating “at” them instead of what they are eating. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes an award-winning blog, Make Peace With Food, hosts a podcast and video series. Her book, Food For Thought, on the treatment of eating disorders, is an Amazon bestseller. For more information please visit: http://winthedietwar.com
The Dr Nina Show
Our culture is obsessed with health, yet 95 percent of all diets fail. This call-in radio program features weekly topics on the subject of weight loss without dieting. Dr. Nina shares the secrets she’s used with thousands of men and women all over the world to create permanent, sustainable weight loss . Using a combination of humor, compassion and expertise, she helps listeners focus on what’s eating “at” them instead of on what they are eating. Dr. Nina gives lively advice and guidance, inspiring the audience to make peace with food and keep the weight off for good.
Episode 11: Fred Cuellar of "The Buffer Zone Diet".
In today's show, Dr. Nina talks with author of the bestselling book The Buffer Zone about his weight loss journey and his revolutionary and scientifically-based strategy to lose weight.
Episode 10: Inspiration & Information
Dr. Nina offers some inspiring thoughts to help you shift how you relate to yourself, and she explores how self-esteem impacts your relationship to food. She takes calls from listeners, exploring everything from why Oprah might struggle to lose weight, to how to get rid of the ghosts of the past. Keep in mind that it is not what you're eating that is the true problem, it's what's eating "at" you.
Episode 9: Special guest celebrity trainer Craig Ramsay. Dr. Nina and Bravo TV celebrity trainer Craig Ramsay have a spirited and honest conversation about heath, wellness, fitness, and self care. Learn the secret truth about wine and exercise, as well as many other tips for working out both body and mind.
Episode 8: How To Deal With The Food Police
Do people comment about your food choices or say negative things about your weight or your health? In this episode, Dr. Nina gives you step-by-step strategies on how to deal with these situations, empowering you to speak up to the food police and push back against weight shamers.
Episode 7: The Skinny On Fat Talk
Dr. Nina shines a light on fat talk. When people say mean things about their bodies, they feel bad and may even turn to food for comfort or distraction .
In this episode, she provides guidelines for how to stop the fat talk, including a moratorium on discussing body weight and size, reframing negative thoughts, and focusing on the symbolic aspects of fat talk.
She reminds listeners, “The size of your stomach or thighs doesn’t define you. What defines you is the size of your intellect, the size of your compassion, not the size of your jeans. “
She challenges the idea that people “feel” fat. As she puts it, "fat is a substance, not a feeling."
Losing weight takes time, but you can drop the fat talk in no time.
Episode 6: Diet Like A Dog. What if you took care of yourself as well as you do your dog? In this episode Dr. Nina gives suggestions on how to feel doggone better and train yourself to have a healthier, happier relationship to food.
If you have a dog, or know someone who does, think of how much better life would be if you treated yourself as well as you treat your dog - or the way your friends treat their dogs - assuming they take good care of them.
If you have a bone to pick with yourself about your weight, you can train yourself to think differently about your physical and emotional needs, wants, feelings and conflicts.
Dr. Nina offers specific suggestions on how to change your mind, which shifts the way you feel, and changes your behavior with food. When you feel better, you don’t need food for comfort or distraction – and that’s how you win the diet war!
Episode 4: #ShakeIt For Self Acceptance. Self-acceptance is the key to all our relationships. In today’s episode, Dr. Nina explores the meaning of self-acceptance with special guest, Alli Spotts-De Lazzer, creator of the #ShakeIt For Self Acceptance
Episode 3: Stop dieting, start living! Dr. Nina gives you specific strategies to stop the sabotage and create a happy, healthy relationship to food (and to yourself). Get her unique mind-body formula to identify what's eating "at" you.
Episode 2: Stop The Weight Loss Sabotage. Dr. Nina gives you the reasons you might be sabotaging your weight loss efforts. She also explains the difference between physical and emotional hunger, explores the connection between clutter and weight loss, and answers calls about willpower and night eating.