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Liv Label Free | Autism and Eating Disorder Recovery

Liv Label Free | Autism and Eating Disorder Recovery

Hosted by: Livia Sara

Want to understand the link between autism and eating disorders? The Liv Label Free Podcast provides you with insights and strategies for recovery through meaningful conversations and stories of lived experience. Your...

Episodes

Autism, Anorexia, and Metabolism

Season #7

Is metabolism a possible connector of autism and anorexia? To date, there is meager scientific evidence of the role that metabolism plays in neurodiversity and eating disorders separately, much less the role it plays...
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No Food Rules? Popular ED Recovery Advice That Does NOT Work For Autistic People

Season #7

You see the message everywhere: if you want to recover from an eating disorder, you have to let go of all the rules around food! While this may sound like the ultimate form of food freedom, it can hinder...
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Mindful Eating? Popular ED Recovery Advice That Does NOT Work For Autistic People

Season #7

Today's episode explores why the popular eating disorder recovery advice to "eat mindfully" is not always accessible to neurodivergent individuals in recovery from disordered eating. You'll learn about a...
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Creating Relationships Built on Trust and Safety in Eating Disorder Treatment w/ Harriet Frew

Season #7

What’s the BEST treatment for eating disorders? In this episode of the Liv Label Free Podcast, Livia chats with Harriet Frew about the importance of creating relationships built on trust and safety. Harriet Frew is a...
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Finding Your Purpose After An Eating Disorder w/ Jemma Richards @lovethisfoodthing

Season #7

What does life look like after an eating disorder? Today, Livia chats with Jemma Richards, the creator and host of the Love This Food Thing Podcast. Her podcast pivots on the premise Is food friend or foe? and delves...
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Autism or OCD? How to tell the difference!

Season #7

How can you tell whether a behavior is stemming from OCD or autism? In this episode, Livia Sara explains the difference between OCD behaviors and autistic traits. Rainbow Girl:...
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Watch Out for this Fake Recovery Coach! Flourish with Ciandra is LYING to you.

Season #7

In a space that’s supposed to be centered around trust and transparency, it was shocking to discover that the eating disorder recovery coach Ciandra Birnbaum steals copyrighted content, tries to block people from...
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When food has to “make sense” (a common cause of eating disorders in autistic people)

Season #7

Do you or an autistic person you care for require that food “make sense”? In today’s episode, Livia breaks down the meaning of this popular phrase among autistic people with eating disorders and how this understanding...
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Does extreme hunger lead to sugar addiction and diabetes?

Season #6

Are you craving and eating LOTS of sugar during extreme hunger? You're not alone! When I was overtaken by the wave of extreme hunger, all I wanted to eat was junk food – cookies, cakes, ice cream, peanut butter,...
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Overcoming Autistic Burnout in an Age of Hustle Culture w/ Louise @neurodivergent_lou

Season #6

What impact does hustle culture have on autistic people? In this episode, Livia chats with Louise AKA @neurodivergent_lou on how to navigate autistic burnout, the importance of slowing down, and how to lead a...
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Neurodiversity and Eating Disorders w/ the Chair of EDNA (Part 2)

Season #6

Join Livia and Laurence for part 2 of their chat on the relationship between neurodivergence and eating disorders. You'll learn about:  Executive functioning difficulties and how they effect memory and...
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Neurodiversity and Eating Disorders w/ the Chair of EDNA (Part 1)

Season #6

How are eating disorders and neurodivergence linked? One of the best ways to understand this common connection is through stories of lived experience. On the podcast today, Livia interviews Laurence, the Chair and...
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