With the rise of social media usage, exercise and diet culture have influenced a large number of people, and today’s youth is among them. In this episode, host Snehitha Vardhineni speaks to experts in the field as well as today’s youth to explore trends and personal experiences in relation to exercise and nutrition.
This podcast episode focuses on the complex intersection of nutrition and health through the lens of social media by considering the quality and messages of content posted online, the behaviors that are reinforced, and the impacts these components can have on individuals’ relationships with food and their bodies.
Featured guests include:
- Camille McClain, a self-proclaimed foodie and current nursing student
- Sarah Boutros, a Dubai-based holistic health coach with an emphasis on intuitive eating and body confidence
- Brittany Verras, a registered dietician at Emory’s Student Health Services who also founded Eat Well ATL, a nutrition and wellness boutique
Student Highlight: Devyn Townsend is a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in Human Health and Sociology. In her free time, she enjoys working out with friends, trying new restaurants, and doing absolutely anything related to music.