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Can You Be Fat and Healthy?

By Marsha Hudnall on 12/05/2013

According to the latest headlines, you can’t be fat and healthy. I imagine you’ve seen/heard those headlines in recent days. They’re about a study that was just published looking at the question of whether a person can be healthy at higher weights. “Fat and healthy is a myth” (LA Times) “New research disputes fat but fit claim” (NBC News) “There’s […] Read more »

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Fiona Apple: Is Her Weight Anyone’s Business?

By Robyn Priebe on 10/09/2013

Fiona Apple is one of my favorite female artists. Very rarely do I click on any of the headlines from my MSN home page, but seeing that she had fans commenting about her health status during one of her recent shows piqued my interest. Apparently, mid-set the fan yelled out “Fiona get healthy, we want to see you in 10 years.”  It […] Read more »

“Fat: The Owner’s Manual” Book Review

By Jill Carlson on 10/11/2012

Ragen Chastain is a former national dance champion and choreographer. She is also fat. And she’s got a lot to say about fat acceptance and the Health at Every Size movement. I’ve read a few books about how to live your life as a fat person and was not impressed. Ragen’s book, “Fat: The Owner’s Manual,” was different. Ragen takes […] Read more »

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Health at Every Size: Book Review and Giveaway

By Lisa Christie on 08/09/2012

Today, Linda Bacon, PhD, and author of “Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight” is guest speaking at Green Mountain. In advance of her visit, alum and blogger Jill C offers her take on the book and Dr. Bacon’s philosophies. Leave a question for Dr. Bacon in the comments below, and we’ll pick one at random to […] Read more »

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Support HAES with Your Holiday Shopping

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/29/2011

When you shop from links on http://www.plussizeyellowpages.com, a small percentage of the sale will go to Lifestyle Watchers(R), a new non-profit organization dedicated to providing an alternative to weight watching and yo-yo dieting. Lifestyle Watchers is the brainchild of psychotherapist Kelly Bliss, who developed the Plus Size Yellow Pages back in 2000.  She’s spent a ton of time this year […] Read more »

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