‘Love that Body!’

Healthy Weight Week: The 2015 Healthy Body Image Hero

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Each year, we select a body image hero, someone who has taken a stand during the year or over the years, to make a difference in the way that women think about their bodies. Last year we honored Francie Berg, founder of Healthy Weight Week 22 years ago and  a pioneer in the move away from diets and body loathing. […] Read more »

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Healthy Weight Week: Try the Media Diet!

By Erin Risius, MA

Diet Industry Insanity While standing in the supermarket line waiting to check out, I see rows of magazines promising rapid weight loss – and all of them are aimed at women. To quote social activist Marge Piercy in an article she wrote addressing America’s obsession with weight loss…”sometimes I think we have all gone insane.’ We live in a society that […] Read more »


Healthy Weight Week 2015 Starts Monday!

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Hang on to your hats, folks. It’s Healthy Weight Week next week! Okay, maybe we’re a little more excited than you are at this point. But we’ve been working on this for a while now and are excited with all we’ve got to share. About Healthy Weight Week If you’re not familiar with Healthy Weight Week, this is its 22nd […] Read more »

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Why is Weight Watchers Covered by Health Insurance?

By Erin Risius, MA

I recently found out that health insurance covers Weight Watchers. What the…? ‘Health’ insurance covers a diet?! Diets have very little to do with health and so it’s the message that this sends that bothers me because it says that this diet is ‘reasonable and necessary’ per health insurance standards. But dieting behavior is one of the primary contributors to […] Read more »

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6 Ways Yoga Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Weight

By Lori Wright, CPT

When I began my yoga journey seven years ago, I must admit that I had these fantasies of looking “like a yoga instructor.”  You know – the ones with the slim bodies and long arms and legs that seem to stretch on for miles? Well, it didn’t take long for reality to set in for this 5’ 1” athletic-built girl […] Read more »

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