Episode 18: Double Date: Pediatric Skills and Support Networks with Heather and Brian Liddell


It’s crowded in this podcast because we’ve got another Double Date scheduled for this week. Bringing the wine and the fun are husband-and-wife, pediatrician-and-dietitian power couple Brian and Heather Liddell of the blog The Doctor and the Dietitian. On this episode, the two of them discuss their experiences teaching their own children to eat nutritiously, why you should minimize how often you spend looking at screens, and how you can help your kid get over their picky eating habits.


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Heather Liddell is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who’s worked as a counselor and educator for the Women, Infant and Children’s (WIC) Nutrition Program. While’s she’s become a stay-at-home mom to raise her and Brian’s little ones, she still consults for WIC and helps out fellow moms with personal fitness. Her husband Brian Liddell is a certified pediatrician—by way of the United States Air Force—who works at an outpatient clinic near Sacramento. Together, they address family nutrition and pediatric health through speaking, counseling and workshops. Most recently, they have entered the online world with a blog and Instagram account.


  • How catering and Nordstrom brought Heather and Brian together.
  • What Brian literally brought to the table when the two of them moved in together.
  • The support network Heather and Brian were able to put together when they had their first child.
  • How Brian’s pediatric skills have come in handy in a pinch.
  • Their experiencing adopting their daughter through the foster system.
  • Brian and Heather’s strategies for making time for themselves and their health as busy parents and professionals.
  • A glimpse at air force fitness requirements and routines.
  • Their methods for raising healthy—and not picky—eaters in their own home.
  • Why you should try to limit your kids’ screen-time.
  • Heather and Brian’s parting advice for couples looking to get on track with their health and lifestyle.

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Contact Info for The Doctor and the Dietitian:

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Email: thedoctorandthedietitian@gmail.com


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Links/References discussed on show:

Learn more about the Picky Eater Workshop for Parents at www.thedoctorandthedietitian.com



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Meet Your Hosts, Taco & Mandy:

Mandy Enright, MS, RDN, RYT is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and fitness instructor. She is the creator of the blog, Nutrition Nuptials, where she has been helping couples learn how to merge their lifestyles together and served as the inspiration for this podcast. Mandy is dedicated to helping teach people how to fit the foods they love into their lifestyle with an “all foods fit” philosophy. She is joined every episode by her co-host and husband, Taco. Taco and Mandy are active beach bums who live at the Jersey Shore and are always exploring restaurants, breweries, wineries, and perfect sunsets. You can check out their finds on Instagram by following #AdventuresOfTacoAndMandy.
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Nutrition Nuptials is all about helping couples learn how to go from a “ME” to a “WE” when it comes to their household habits, particularly when it comes to nutrition, fitness, and overall well-being. The backbone of the story is the STORIES you will hear, because every couple has their trials and triumphs. Know that you’re not alone! Hear Taco & Mandy discuss stories they have experienced personally in their time together. And join them for their Double Date episodes when other couples join the show to share their experiences.  There’s laughs and learnings for all!

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“I DO”

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