184- Dieting and Women’s Self Esteem with Camille Martin

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

March 1, 2023

Every time we go to the store or see commercials, we end up seeing diet advertisements and unrealistic changes like "Lose 10 lbs in 2 days". These ads create unnecessary stress for us to look a certain way, and impacts how we think of ourselves when we don't succeed.

In this episode with Camille Martin, we tackle the diet industry and how it impacts self esteem, and what you can do differently to create goals that stimulate success.

What To Expect From This Episode

  • How diet culture is impacting self esteem and mental health
  • Why many people fall into the trap of unrealistic goals
  • How to determine overarching goals and break it down into actionable steps
  • Best ways to avoid "diets" while still making healthy changes


  • [0:00] Welcome to the Summit For Wellness Podcast
  • [0:40] We have been focused on our Youtube Channel, go ahead and subscribe
  • [2:00] I am now an investor in the electrolyte company LMNT
  • [4:20] Who is Camille Martin and what got her interested in nutrition
  • [5:30] If you continue trying to diet to lose the same x lbs, at what point is your body telling you that it wants those lbs vs you wanting to lose it for aesthetic reasons
  • [6:30] Why do so many people try to reach a weight goal from when we were young and active and had the best metabolisms in the world
  • [8:45] Why is it so hard for people to stay with a diet plan
  • [11:10] If creating small, increment habit changes makes long lasting impact, how do we break down our ultimate goals into actionable steps
  • [12:40] When someone wants to lose 10lbs, how do you change the conversation to focus on other goals they want to achieve
  • [15:15] Knowing your triggers can completely change how you approach different situations
  • [16:15] Now that we are coming through the other side of Covid, now is a great time to re-assess your habits and make healthy changes
  • [17:45] Some examples of how to break down habits into actionable goals
  • [21:30] If you are trying to change your diet but your family isn't invested, how do you change your environment to help you be successful
  • [24:00] Are there family members who try to sabotage others from reaching their goals
  • [25:00] How can you make your kitchen environment better to help you be successful
  • [27:00] Final thoughts from Camille Martin on how to create goals to be successful

Resources From This Episode

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Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Camille Martin

Website: CamilleMartinRD.com

Social Media: Facebook , Instagram , Youtube

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About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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