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We need to talk about how the APA is Fat-Shaming Kids!

APA To Release Guidelines For Fat-Shaming Kids For Profit

What happens when you suggest diet behavior to a kid who’s about to grow a foot? How do you affect their growth? How to you affect their health? This Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
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image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Fat

We’ve criminalized fat for so long that we’ve all but forgotten that fat is not just helpful, but necessary. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.6.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Being naked feels so good that I half expect it to show up as the latest Gwenyth Paltrow-backed panacea on Goop.

Whenever I Hate My Body, I Get Naked

Some days I feel like a Botticelli, some days I feel like a sexy, dumpy baby. Even when I am naked, my frame of reference is limited. I have not seen Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   07.3.17   |   SHARE

Hungry For Connection: How Opening Up About My Eating Disorder Still Left Me Isolated

For me, eating is like going to the dentist. I know I have see the dentist, but I don’t enjoy it. Eating three meals a day is like going to the Read...
Maya Schall    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE
This is a stomach-balloon zone.

Want To Lose Weight? Swallow A Balloon!

You know why it’s the FIRST and ONLY swallowable, FDA-approved balloon system for weight loss? Because that is INSANE. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.3.17   |   SHARE
Trending
image credit: Lena Dunham IG

Well Whaddya Know, Lena Dunham Lost Weight And People Don't Like It

It looks like Lena Dunham has lost some weight, perhaps even a lot of weight? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.23.17   |   SHARE
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"My eating disorder is like a safety blanket."

I'm Scared Of Recovering From My Eating Disorder

It has been part of my life for so long that I have woven it into the fabric of my personality and sense of self. Read...
Emily Neie    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
Long Reads
I gave up basing my self-esteem on numbers.

How I Learned To Love My Body

My weight doesn’t make me something less, but something more: a beautiful woman. Read...
Elizabeth Broadbent    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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