Diet Starts Tomorrow

Betches Media


Betches Media presents Diet Starts Tomorrow, a new podcast on all things weight loss, wellness and fitness from the no-bullsh*t perspective of real women who have experienced the struggle throughout most of their lives, and have come to lose substant...Show More

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What If We All Just Stop Calling Women Fat? Ft. Dr. Murad

1:21:08 | Jun 17th, 2018

Sami and Aleen discuss body shaming of the worst type: insults on the street. Aleen tells the story of having her body insulted by a homeless man, Sami recalls an incident from about a decade ago where Aleen's boyfriend called her the f word (fat) in...Show More

The New Years Resolutions Episode

54:55 | Jan 6th

Sami and Aleen kick their new year off by reflecting on 2018. With so much focus on keeping resolutions they feel that it's important to take a look back on accomplishments before moving forward. At 13:30 they reveal some 2018 accomplishments from DS...Show More

Can I Still Be Gross If I Move In With My BF? Ft. Done and Done Home

55:49 | Dec 30th, 2018

Sami and Aleen host the last DST of 2018. In the spirit of starting fresh in the near year, they start by talking about Sami’s new living situation. Sami is moving in with her BF and wants to know if she can still be gross. Aleen assures her that she...Show More

Which Brands Are The Most Inclusive Ft. Katie Sturino

1:09:20 | Dec 23rd, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they’ve got the giggles. With guest Katie Sturino of the “Make My Size” movement joining them later in the show, they start by applauding Netflix for being a company inclusive to more normal body sizes. Sami thinks that Ne...Show More

What’s So Great About Squats?

1:07:06 | Dec 16th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back after balling out at a celebration dinner at Del Posto. After the dinner they've realized that they don’t know as much about wine as they think they do. At 5:30 they discuss how the depleting energy of the winter stunts their ...Show More

Thin Does Not Mean Healthy Ft. Professor Lisa Sasson

50:43 | Dec 9th, 2018

Aleen and Sami are back. They’re joined by NYU nutrition and food professor, Lisa Sasson. Lisa’s field of expertise is breaking down foreign cultures through their agricultural techniques and dietary habits focusing primarily on Italy and Israel. At ...Show More

It Costs Way More To Make Your Own Almond Milk

1:06:35 | Dec 2nd, 2018

Aleen and Sami are back with a long overdue no guest pod. Sami saw herself on TV and has finally made the realization that she’s not fat and feels great about it. At 11:05 Aleen reveals that she’s lost 11 pounds despite the chaos of the book tour. At...Show More

Ok But Like...What’s A Thyroid? Ft. Dr. Bojana Jankovic

1:03:20 | Nov 25th, 2018

Aleen and Sami are back. They’re joined by board certified internist Dr. Bojana Jankovic who’s here to clear up all questions thyroid related. At 10:00 Dr. Jankovic explains what a thyroid is and what it actually does. At 20:30 Dr. Jankovic explains ...Show More

How Do I Not Eat 13,000 Calories On Thanksgiving Ft. Max Lugavere

1:08:23 | Nov 18th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they’re joined by DST fan favorite, Max Lugavere. At 6:00 Max explains his philosophy on the importance of maxing out your protein intake. At 14:45 they talk about Thanksgiving plans and how to feel relaxed about eating a ...Show More

Instagram Knows When You’re Hovering Ft. Dr. Emily Weinstein

1:01:13 | Nov 11th, 2018

Aleen and Sami are back and they’re joined by Harvard University research fellow, Dr. Emily Weinstein. Dr. Weinstein specializes in the research of social media’s effects on mental health. At 3:30 they talk about the difference between active and pas...Show More

You Can’t Be Healthy And Fun At The Same Time Ft. Jared Freid

1:13:19 | Nov 4th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they’re joined by FOB Jared Freid. Jared feels as though he has had the same type of body image problems that Sami and Aleen have and has become extremely resentful of people who don’t constantly think about food. At 9:30 ...Show More

How Do We Stop Trying To Be Perfect? Ft. Dr. Lara Devgan

1:03:41 | Oct 28th, 2018

Aleen and Sami are back and they’re talking all about plastic surgery. Aleen got a breast reduction in 2015. She says it was the best thing she ever did. It’s helped her fit into clothes better since her body is now more proportional. At 5:30 Sami re...Show More

You Can Decide To Have Confidence Ft. Claudia Oshry

1:17:55 | Oct 21st, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back. They open the show with a tip of the hat to world mental health day, a day in which celebrities took social media to confess their struggles with mental health and raise awareness. They try to match the celebrity with their a...Show More

Live Every Day Like 2018 Gaga Ft. Kelsey Wells

1:22:04 | Oct 14th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back with a lot to say about “A Star Is Born”. Aleen is dumbfounded and impressed by Lady Gaga’s raw talent. At 7:30 Sami explains that she feels as though the expectation of women is maturing in the entertainment field and Gaga’s ...Show More

How To Drink On A Diet Ft. Carolyn Brown

1:15:01 | Oct 7th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they’re learning how to control their party habits. Aleen says her tolerance for alcohol is declining rapidly in comparison to what it was in college because she’s getting drowsy taking Advil. Sami admits that she’d rather...Show More

I’ve Never Been On A Diet Long Enough To Plateau Ft. Tracy Lockwood Beckerman

1:06:46 | Sep 30th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they are joined by DST’s resident dietician and friend of the show, Tracy Lockwood Beckerman. At 5:00 they break down the complicated world of macros. At 14:45 Tracy explains the three body types while Sami and Aleen try t...Show More

Is The Body Positivity Movement Actually Helping People? Ft. Tess Holliday

52:36 | Sep 23rd, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they’re feeling spunky, or is it, funky? At 5:50 Aleen explains her frustrations in looking for a wedding dress assuming that most dresses she sees on her Pinterest boards are not going to fit her the way they’re advertise...Show More

The Gym Is Just A Room Full Of Insecure People Ft. Jordan Syatt

1:32:42 | Sep 16th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they’re pumped to have a brand new facebook group for all the Diet Starts Tomorrowers. At 7:45 they recap their calorie counting woes and agree that they’re not going to keep dreading happy moments because they don’t feel ...Show More

Fu*k I’m Gonna Have To Weigh Myself Ft. Dr. Brian Levine

1:13:44 | Sep 9th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back. After Aleen was open about her struggles last week, Sami is now the one wrestling with her diet demons. With the book tour coming up, Sami finds herself counting calories again, a practice that she had hoped to banish from he...Show More

The One Where We Talk About Plant Based Nutrition Ft. Dr. Danielle Belardo

59:28 | Sep 2nd, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they have a lot of feelings. Aleen confesses that she’s feeling burned out by trying to stick to the plant paradox. She’s also feeling pressure to lose weight for her wedding while Sami is just trying to have a healthy men...Show More

There's No Pleasure Without Pasta Ft. Dr. Glenn Livingston

1:15:06 | Aug 26th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and this week, they’re joined by author of the book “Never Binge Again”, Dr. Glenn Livingston, to help you conquer your inner brat and kill your impulse to binge. At 4:30 they discuss the 3 categories of food that cover emotio...Show More

Does Anyone *Actually* Like Quinoa? Ft. Max Lugavere

1:09:41 | Aug 19th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and feeling great! Sami just returned from a brief vacation where she put her intuitive eating to the test. At 1:45 she reports that intuitive eating while on vacation helped her sit at a dinner table and worry less about food...Show More

There's Nothing Sexy About A Leaky Gut Ft. Dr. Steven Gundry

1:14:41 | Aug 12th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are joined by Kelly Clarkson approved Doctor, Steven Gundry, to talk about his new book/diet “The Plant Paradox”. At 4:00 they talk about the diet plan which isn’t a diet, it’s a lifestyle. At 8:00 they break down how to eat organic fo...Show More

F*ck The Food Police Ft. Iris Netzer-Greenfield

1:53:42 | Aug 5th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are back and they’re fed up with beating themselves up over their diet missteps. They dig into the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating to take a healthier mental approach to food and break down the fact that no one is a “failure” for suc...Show More

Mom, Please Stop Asking Me About My Weight Ft. Lauren Steinberg, Founder of Queen V

1:24:30 | Jul 29th, 2018

Sami and Aleen aren't sure if they should begin the pod because gluten-free pizza is on its way. They talk about society's tendency to value men more for what they say, do, and think, but women for how they look. There's no better way to summarize i...Show More

Let Us Eat Cake Featuring Dr. Oz

1:13:57 | Jul 22nd, 2018

Sami and Aleen talk about the issues that drive our eating aka emotional eating. They discuss the book Intuitive eating, triggers, and the “last supper” phenomenon. It’s that day where you utter to yourself “diet starts tomorrow” and then feast on ev...Show More

The One Where We Finally Talk to a Therapist Ft. Psychotherapist Lindsay Liben

1:04:58 | Jul 15th, 2018

Sami and Aleen are joined by therapist Lindsay Liben. They talk about the underlying factors in poor dieting and health, self-image and more. How can one use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to positively impact their behavior? Lindsay p...Show More

What’s It Like to Actually *Enjoy* Working Out? Ft. Stephen Pasterino

1:18:19 | Jul 8th, 2018

Sami and Aleen discuss working out and exercise in this ep. They talk about how hard it is to get off the couch and to the gym. They discuss feeling obligated to work out, guilt, and how when you ultimately do get to the gym, it’s like “an internal s...Show More

Sticking To Your Diet On The Weekend is The Worst Ft. Tracy Lockwood Beckerman

58:54 | Jul 1st, 2018

Aleen and Sami have broken their Keto diets due to pasta (Italian and Chinese). They are joined by nutritionist Tracy Lockwood Beckerman who disapproves of the Keto diet on a whole. They talk about the upsides and downsides, including the Keto glow (...Show More

Eating Over The Garbage Is The Best Restaurant In Town Ft. Y7 Founder Sarah Larson-Levey

1:01:53 | Jun 24th, 2018

Aleen and Sami share keto updates. Sami couldn’t resist a cruffin (croissant-muffin) at Instagram headquarters. Aleen went on vacay to Italy and now can’t stop eating carbs. Then they delve into the main topic of this episode: how to manage eating in...Show More

Don't Be Afraid of Your Instructor or The Gym Feat. Kira Stokes

1:00:36 | Jun 10th, 2018

Aleen and Sami talk about the challenge of fitness classes, doing exercises right, and dealing with instructors. After Kira Stokes joins them to talk about wellness, health, and making her clients wear tank tops (so they can immediately see results)....Show More

Why Does Kale Get a Massage But Not Me? Feat. Leah Itsines

1:09:08 | Jun 3rd, 2018

Aleen and Sami talk about how to make one’s dietary habits better. It can be tough to go from the Seamless-only lifestyle to making your own meals, but once you get the basics down, you’ll be whipping up zoodles in no time. Meal-prepping may be takin...Show More

Stop Using Every Reflective Surface As a Mirror

1:24:15 | May 27th, 2018

Aleen forget her lunch at home and she’s annoyed. Sami views forgetting one’s lunch as a blessing (since you can get lunch, guilt-free). They talk about style and appearance, and how these relate to one’s self-concept regarding diet and exercise. At ...Show More

How to Stop Yourself From Eating The Fridge Ft. Rumble's Noah Neiman

1:20:16 | May 20th, 2018

Sami and Aleen talk about cravings and how they're not ultimately an "all-powerful" being. They move onto whims in general and how to approach the mind-body connection to start your diet and make your habitual changes stick. One major thing to accept...Show More

Whole 30, But What About Day 31 Ft. Tracy Beckerman

51:03 | May 13th, 2018

Sami and Aleen sit down with Tracy Beckerman (@TheHappiestNutritionist) to discuss  a variety of health issues and dispel dieting myths. They start talking about the terms nutritionist and dietitian and how you shouldn't just trust any random "health...Show More

Stop Putting The Pizza on The Pedestal Ft. Katie Sturino

1:02:54 | May 6th, 2018

Aleen and Sami generally discuss how they feel about their own bodies. Get excited as they read and refute an extremely negative review that accuses them of being suckers for the diet industry. After, they take a letter from a listener who visited It...Show More

Keto, Whole 30, Gluten Free, or Just Say "F**k It" Ft. Vinny Guadagnino

1:00:39 | Apr 29th, 2018

Sami and Aleen briefly discuss penis straws and then move onto this week's topic: types of diets. If there's one thing every diet has in common, it's that anyone on them insists it's the best one. Look, it's all about what works for you (and realizin...Show More

Actually, Many Things Taste As Good As Skinny Feels ft. Kayla Itsines

46:29 | Apr 20th, 2018

Lifelong friends and Betches co-founders, Sami & Aleen, present Diet Starts Tomorrow. They talk about the turkey slice and diet coke diet, the process of losing weight, and the never-ending struggle of not comparing yourself to people on Instagram. T...Show More