Who doesn’t love a rich podcast interview about behavioral health nutrition? Below is a list of David Wiss podcast interviews from this year. They are all different but most touch on David’s passion for using nutrition in the treatment of substance use disorders. Some of the interviews are more focused on eating disorders and others are more focused on mental health in general. Check them all out!

Getting Better with Adam w/ Adam Silberstein, PsyD 

Treatment Harmony- A Closer Look at How to Help with Disordered Eating and Addiction (52:06)

In this podcast we discuss:

  • Co-occurring eating and substance use disorder 
  • Food and body issues among men 
  • Discernment regarding different treatment approaches for eating disorder 

Think Yourself Healthy w/ Heather Deranja, MA, RDN, LDN, CPT 

Nutrition in Recovery: How Food and Sugar Addiction Impacts Gut Health and Mental Wellness (48:11)

In this podcast we discuss:

  • Nutrition for substance use disorder: history and where it is headed
  • Food addiction: controversies and implications for public health
  • Sugar addiction: how it affects gut health and mental wellness 

Cope Like a Pro w/ Ilona Varo, LMFT 

A Closer Look at Nutrition and Mental Health (40:22)

In this podcast we discuss:

  • The life course impact of adverse childhood experiences
  • Behavioral health disorders related to nutrition
  • Pathways related to the gut-brain axis 

Dietitian Rehab w/ Doug Cook, MHSc, RDN

Nutrition in Recovery (55:23)

In this podcast we discuss:

  • Broad concept of nutrition for mental health
  • Nutrition education for substance use disorder 
  • The current climate of eating disorder treatment

More David Wiss podcast interviews coming soon!

David became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) in 2013 and founded Nutrition in Recovery, a group practice of RDNs specializing in the treatment of eating and substance use disorders. In 2017, David received the “Excellence in Practice” award at the national Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. The California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics awarded him the “Emerging Dietetic Leader Award” in 2020. He earned his PhD from UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health in the Community Health Sciences department (with a minor in Health Psychology) by investigating the links between adverse childhood experiences and various mental health outcomes among socially disadvantaged men. His treatment philosophy is based on a biopsychosocial model which incorporates an understanding of biological mechanisms, psychological underpinnings, and contextual factors that integrate the social determinants of health. His website Wise Mind Nutrition offers a fully online interactive treatment program that will be available in the Summer of 2022.

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