Welcome to the Health, Life and More for Women podcast!

A podcast for women who are ready to ditch diets, the scale and food guilt forever and instead invite peace with food, body trust and confidence in her choices.

Jennifer DAmato a certified intuitive eating counselor, coach, mom of four, lover of all things pink, and she wants you to live your best health and your best life. She believes the way we can all do that is by finally walking away from diet culture. By relearning what your body needs, reconnecting with your body's biological signals and redefining what health is on your terms.

This show will shed some light on sneaky ways diet culture has infiltrated your thoughts, your family, and your wellbeing. No matter the episode, you walk away feeling informed, inspired, and encouraged.

Explore podcast episodes, including full transcripts, below. Listen, leave a comment and connect with Jennifer. You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts (or your favorite podcast app) .

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Are We There Yet?

Oct 1, 2019

Do you ever see the estimated time on the navigation and think, “I can totally beat that?” Yeah, me too! Challenge accepted! However, are we also taking this approach to life and parenting our kids?In this episode, this is what you’ll hear from me: Sometimes we approach parenting seasons with the same idea – to…

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Are You Really Hungry?

Sep 24, 2019

One of the greatest areas of struggle for my clients is even knowing if they are really hungry or not.  So often we eat when we are not. Maybe we are tired. Stressed. Sad. Or we just watched a commercial that had Cool-Ranch Doritos in it!  In this episode, this is what you’ll hear from…

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Making New Friends as an Adult

Sep 17, 2019

The focus this week is all about friendship. Yes, even though no one told us, we still make new friends as adults. Does that ever feel daunting?  Exhausting? I agree. In this episode, this is what you’ll hear from me: Making new friends as an adult can make us cringe. . It’s awkward and uncomfortable.…

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Health, Life and More for Women formerly Women Living Better with Jennifer D’Amato

Sep 10, 2019

Welcome to the Women Living Better Podcast. (renamed Health, Life and More for Women November 2019) I am so excited to dive right in here. I love talking with and to other women about marriage, parenting, life’s ups and downs, and health (of course!).  About this podcast: You might already know this but I am…

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Feb 27, 2019

No gym. No equipment. No childcare. ⠀ NO PROBLEM.⠀ ⠀ 50 jumping jacks⠀ *let’s get that Heart rate up!⠀ 25 squats⠀ Superset: 10 wide arm push-ups⠀ REPEAT 3X⠀ 30 alternating back lunges⠀ Superset: 10 tricep push-ups ⠀ REPEAT 3X⠀ 30 high knees⠀ Superset: 30 bicycle crunches⠀ REPEAT 3X⠀ FINISHER: 20 Burpees (push-ups optional)

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What Occurs Inside Your Brain When You Give Up Sugar

Feb 15, 2019

Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Neuroscience Doctoral Candidate Penn State College of Medicine Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania –…

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The Science Behind Why Kissing Feels Good

Feb 14, 2019

Getting jiggy. By Sheril Kirshenbaum, University of Texas at Austin | Photo Credit: Pedrosimoes7, CC0 Public Domain Lips are the most exposed erogenous zone, which makes kissing feel very good Scientists in the Netherlands have reported that we share about 80m bacteria during a passionate ten-second kiss; a finding that makes puckering up seem cringe-worthy…

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How Fat And Sugar Makes You Keep On Eating

Feb 2, 2019

Too much sugar and fat is affecting your brain too – not just your belly. By Terry Davidson, American University | Photo Credit: novelrobinson, CC BY-NC-SA Fat and sugar-heavy diet harms your brain – and makes you keep on eating Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when our…

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Why You Should Stand At Work For Two Hours A Day

Jan 15, 2019

By David Dunstan, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute | Photo Credit: Sebastiaan ter Burg, CC BY   Office workers, stand up from your desk for two hours a day We’ve known for some time that too much sitting increases your risk of diabetes, certain cancers, heart disease and early death. But until now it’s been…

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When Eating Healthily Becomes a Fixation

Jan 13, 2019

By Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds, UNSW Australia | Photo Credit: Imran, CC0 Public Domain Orthorexia nervosa: when righteous eating becomes an obsession Orthorexia nervosa, the “health food eating disorder”, gets its name from the Greek word ortho, meaning straight, proper or correct. This exaggerated focus on food can be seen today in some people who follow…

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Free Consultation Session with Terah (excerpt)

Jan 7, 2019

EPISODE 18 Ever wonder what a free consultation is like with me?  Well, wonder no more! You get a “fly on the wall” opportunity to hear a Free Consultation with me.  Even though every session is unique to each person I coach through this session, what stays the same is as your coach, I can…

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Feeling sick? Here’s when you should — and shouldn’t — exercise through it

Jan 4, 2019

If your symptoms are above the neck, you’ll still be able to manage a lighter-than-normal workout. By Toby Mündel, Massey University | Photo Credit: Matthew Kenwrick, CC BY-NC-ND   Health Check: can I exercise while getting over a bug? As we move into winter, the cold mornings, dark evenings and rain tend to bring out…

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The Key to Feeling Well Rested Isn’t Just The Amount Of Time You Sleep

Dec 15, 2018

By Richard Stevens, University of Connecticut | Photo Credit: Davi Ozolin, CC BY-NC-SA A dark night is good for your health Today most people do not get enough sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called insufficient sleep an epidemic. While we are finally paying attention to the importance of sleep, the…

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How Cat Naps Affect Your Mood And Memory

Nov 10, 2018

By Nicole Lovato, Flinders University and Leon Lack, Flinders University | Photo Credit: irina198   Want to boost your memory and mood? Take a nap, but keep it short We’re told to have power naps to keep us safe on the road and improve our alertness if we’ve had insufficient sleep. They even help our…

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