The Eating Disorder Trap Podcast

June 13, 2020

Athletes and Eating Disorders
with Lauren Anton

Lauren shares how background of competitive running and a personal training led to her current work with athletes. The importance of learning to trust the body’s wisdom and identify weight stigma when it occurs was discussed. This episode shines a light on weight stigma in athletics and how important it is to have a space of body inclusivity in the athletic world, avoiding the pitfall of conflating thinness with excellence in performance.

U.S. News & World Report

January 16, 2019

Speaking of Sweets: Experts Warn Against Using the Phrase ‘Too Much Sugar’
By Leslie Schilling

Lauren talks about the ways diet culture affects how our kids view food and suggests how to best address and allow our kids to trust their bodies.

Mirror Mirror

June 2018

Intuitive Movement: Learning to Play Again

Lauren discusses how to move away from the “have-to” of exercise and learn to enjoy moving your body again with practical suggestions to help you get back to your intuitive movement roots.


January 1, 2018

“13 Experts Explain Why Diets Don’t Work And What To Do Instead” 

By Sally Tamarkin, BuzzFeed News Reporter

Lauren describes her weight-inclusive approach and how food and movement can be joyful parts of one’s life, instead of ways to manipulate your body shape and size.

iaedp Foundation

iaedp Foundation Webinar

July 12, 2016

“Tasting Life with All Your Sense: Mindfulness and the Treatment of BED”

Lauren discusses practical approaches to mindfulness eating practices and the treatment of Binge Eating Disorder in this continuing education webinar.

Dietitians Unplugged Podcast

October 8, 2019

Exploring Exercise Dependence and Avoidance
with Lauren Anton

Lauren talks about all things exercise! Our relationship to movement and our bodies can be complicated by eating disorders or a lifetime of dieting. Lauren explains what we can do to address issues of exercise dependence and exercise avoidance, thus beginning to heal our relationship to movement. She also talks about what intuitive eating can look like for athletes or the regular exerciser.


December 16, 2018

Member Spotlight

Lauren shares what she loves about working with her clients, her philosophy, and some good educational resources.

VoyageLA Online Magazine

March 27, 2018

“Meet Lauren Anton of Arrive: Nutrition, Movement and Life in Culver City”

Lauren talks about how her private practice started and her nutrition therapy and body movement philosophy.

The Love, Food Podcast with Julie Duffy Dillon

December 16, 2016 

Episode 48: “I Fear Judgement Because of My Body”

Lauren and Julie discuss ways to overcome shame and move into self-care about your body.

iaedp Foundation

iaedp Membership Spotlight

July 2016

“Shifting the Focus from Weight Loss to Self-Compassion”

By Lauren Anton, MS, RD, CPT

Lauren describes her weight-inclusive approach in the treatment of eating disorders.

U.S. News & World Report

July 25, 2019

Kids, Too, Can Develop Binge Eating Disorder
By Leslie Schilling

Lauren reflects on family dynamics that can play into binge eating disorder in kids.

Phit for a Queen: A Female Athlete Podcast

November 2, 2018

Episode 57: “Lauren Anton shares, ‘when people are so disconnected from their body this is when the eating disorder creeps up’ on Phit for a Queen.”

Lauren talks about how to listen to your body and honor its signals, especially in regards to exercise and injury.

The Washington Post

On Parenting Perspective

March 22, 2018

“How I’m Raising My Kids to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food, Despite My Eating Disorder” by Sharika Chawla

Lauren discusses the how to model a non-diet relationship with food for our children.


Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LCSW-C, Contributor
October 4, 2016

4 Reasons Why You Don’t Need To Fear Carbs, According To Experts

Lauren explains how carbohydrate is the body’s preferred energy source and that cutting them can come at a serious energy loss.


Lauren is available to speak at your event! She has spoken for both professional and lay audiences, at conferences, professional continuing education events, on-site staff education, and in school/university settings as a guest lecturer/ group facilitator. Please contact her for more info.

Lauren has spoken nationally and regionally in the Los Angeles area, including

    • Eating Disorder in Sport Conference
    • SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition) Symposium
    • The Adolescent + Young Adult Collective Conference
    • West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders
    • WAAT (Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment)
    • iaedp-LA (International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals, Los Angeles)
    • CAMFT (California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists)
    • Guest Lectured at colleges such as: USC, Pepperdine, CSU-Northridge, CSU-LA
    • EDRD Pro

Some talks Lauren has given include:

    • Reclaiming Victory: Guiding Athletes from an Eating Disorder to a New Relationship with Their Sport and Body
    • Deadly Competition: Eating Disorders and Athletes
    • Rethinking the War on Obesity: The Intersection of Weight Stigma and Eating Disorders
    • The Collision of Emotions, Hunger, and Fullness: How the Sensory Experience can be Harnessed and Utilized in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
    • It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times: Reclaiming the Family Meal as a Way to Connect
    • Nourishing the Adolescent: Emotional and Nutritional Healing in Eating Disorder Treatment
    • Eating Disorders 101: Early Recognition and Treatment Strategies.
    • In the Mind of an Eating Disorder