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Healthy Weight Week: The 2015 Healthy Body Image Hero

By Marsha Hudnall

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: Let Go of Dieting Day

By Lisa Christie

It’s Not About a Number Think back on it. If weighing yourself has been an ongoing activity in your life, or if it’s something you do frequently, what are the usual outcomes? Is it happiness? A sense of empowerment that follows? A flood of self love and appreciation? Probably not. More often it’s probably followed by anxiety, dread, disappointment, disbelief. […] Read more »

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When Does Dieting or “Better Health” Become Destructive? Part II

By Gina V.

Last week I submitted a post with the title, “When Does Dieting or “Better Health” Become Destructive?, not really intending it to be a two-part post. But I’ve spent the past week thinking about the comment posted by Jenny (“I have often been worried that my own attitude towards food could easily turn into something obsessive…”), and I think examining […] Read more »

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