Alix Barth: How did anorexia start for you, and what did you learn through that process?

Alix Barth is the Owner/Founder of Alix Barth Nutrition, where she helps adults and teens make peace with food and their body image and teach them how to eat for the rest of their lives. Alix battled with anorexia through most of her teenage and young adult years. Through this she gained a significant amount of experience in nutrition and discovered how important our relationship with food and our body is to our overall health. Alix was a competitive triathlete for 6 years and also works with athletes in various sports – helping them with their nutrition, specifically for their sport and athletic goals. Alix’s passion is to educate and pour her heart into each and every client. Her goal as a Nutritionist is to teach adults and teens how to eat for the rest of their lives and do so in a mind and body they are kind to and enjoy being in!

In episode 281 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Alix chose Texas Tech, how anorexia started for her and what she learned in that process, how nutrition is different for athletes versus normal folks, why diets don’t work, ways to get energy in the afternoon hours, what is the anti-inflammatory way of eating, what we should do if we get flooded with negative talk either from the mirror or from comparing ourselves to others on social media, recipes that will make this nutrition process easier for college students, and how you can create supportive environment for sustained success with nutrition. Enjoy!