Deeper Than the Diet

Hosted ByDemetris Chaney Perkins & Yunetta Spring

Do you struggle with understanding how to cultivate a healthy relationship with food? Has the pandemic fertilized some of your buried experiences bringing your trauma to the surface? Do you feel like a “failure” in your countless attempts to “control” your weight and emotions? We know the ups and downs of getting our health and wellness on track can be exhausting.

Join Certified Nutrition Coach and Master of Science in Psychology, Demetris Chaney Perkins and Certified EMDR Therapist ,Yunetta Spring as they go on a journey to break ground together. This weekly conversation explores the impact of trauma and its influence on your choices and emotions throughout your wellness journey.

“Deeper than the Diet” is a real conversation that goes beyond the surface to address the core issues connected to your wellness struggles. Get comfortable in your favorite spot because we are about to get a little uncomfortable. Let’s go “Deeper than the Diet” together.

Deeper than the diet does not substitute a relationship with a nutritionist or therapist. Please consult with your personal professional before implementing any life changes.


All Episodes

Navigating Life Over 40: (Encore) Join us in 2 weeks for the season finale!

If you’re over 40 and are stuck with how to move forward or simply want to move forward with more intention, these next 2 episodes are for you! Samara Stone is an entrepreneur and a mentor to other entrepreneurs. “Be Full Grown” is one of her…

Season 2 episode 14 Navigating Life Over 40 with Entrepreneur Samara Stone:Part 2

The conversations continues….If you’re over 40 and are stuck with how to move forward or simply want to move forward with more intention, these next 2 episodes are for you! Samara Stone is an entrepreneur and a mentor to other entrepreneurs. “Be…

Season 2 episode 13 Navigating Life Over 40 with Entrepreneur Samara Stone: Part 1

If you’re over 40 and are stuck with how to move forward or simply want to move forward with more intention, these next 2 episodes are for you! Samara Stone is an entrepreneur and a mentor to other entrepreneurs. “Be Full Grown” is one of her…

Season 2 Episode 12 “Let’s Talk Church and Trauma:Part 2”

Yunetta and Demetris recap day 3 of their empowering speaking engagement with Pastor Trent. On day 3, they highlighted the relationship between spirituality and trauma.

Trauma can show itself in many forms, but spiritual trauma is often…

Season 2 Episode 11 “Let’s Talk Church and Trauma”

What happens when “Deeper than the Diet” comes to life? According to Yunetta and Demetris, it turns into a weekend of reflecting and empowerment. Demetris and Yunetta both grew up in the church and understand all too well the deep trauma that is often…

It happened! Now what? (Part 2) Encore Episode

In this episode of “Deeper than the Diet” a weekly conversation on the connection between emotional eating and trauma. Yunetta and Demetris share the intimate details of their personal stories on a deeper level. In part two of “Know Your History”…

It Happened! Now What? (Encore Episode) Originally aired October 2021

*** This episode contains a sensitive conversation discussing emotional and sexual abuse. If you are in the presence of small children or sensitive ears you may want to pause or postpone listening to this episode. If you feel triggered by this…

Season 2 Episode 10 Understand the Power of Physical Therapy with Dr. Tameka Duncan

Dr. Tameka Duncan is a Physical Therapist and the owner of “Vitality Sport & Rehab”, a physical therapy practice located in Clarksville, Tennessee. Dr. Duncan’s practice focuses on recovery and injury prevention. She is also a former bikini competitor…

Season 2 Episode 9 with Registered Dietician, Mary-Catherine LaBossiere

Show Notes

What is the biggest barrier when it comes to dieting? According to a registered dietitian and the owner of Defy Nutrition, Mary-Catherine, it’s our very strict lifestyle with food. From a young age, we are taught to associate food with…