Episode 31: Lies I Told Myself About Food

Weight Loss for Food-Lovers with Molly Zemek

Episode 31- Lies I Told Myself About Food


In this episode of the Weight Loss for Food-Lovers podcast, Molly talks about how she finally lost weight in her 40s by questioning some key core beliefs and transforming her mindset. Instead of defaulting to social conditioning or habitual associations, it’s possible to re-examine and question what we think with regard to food and in so doing change our actions. Molly describes how she questioned old narratives to uncover why she had for years turned to food when it wasn’t helpful and gave it power when it wasn’t necessary. Molly finally broke a longtime cycle of losing and regaining weight by taking a clear eye to the false stories she was telling herself.

Molly shares with listeners the four “biggest lies” she told herself, why they were damaging and how to reframe the role of food and disrupt self-defeating patterns. She details these controlling but false ideas: