How Well Has Not Liking Yourself Worked So Far?

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/15/2011

Today’s post is another from a blog I wrote for a couple of years ago.  It addresses the subject of size acceptance, and it’s a subject that confounds many of our best efforts.  I often ask women to imagine that after successfully putting a healthy lifestyle in place, they found their weight remained the same. How would they feel?  Would […] Read more »

Is the War on Obesity Worth Fighting?

By Marsha Hudnall on 10/25/2011

Today’s post is written by Marci Anderson, RD, a registered dietitian in the Boston area who works exclusively with people who struggle with eating disorders, body image and weight concerns, as well as emotional and compulsive eating.  The post details her thoughts after listening to a debate of the same name as this post at the annual meeting of The […] Read more »

Does Obesity Kill?

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/22/2011

The best laid plans….  No, we’re not on WordPress yet, and at this point, we’re not sure when we will  be.  So back to the basics. Speaking of which, did you see the study published last week that utilized the Edmonton Obesity Staging System to determine health risks of obesity?  It showed something that many of us have been saying […] Read more »

Taking on a Weighty Issue

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/15/2011

Readers of this blog are likely familiar with weight stigma.  But if you need a definition, here’s a good one from Janet Zimmerman, intern for the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA): “Weight stigma is bullying, teasing, negative body language, harsh comments, discrimination, or prejudice based upon a person’s body size. Weight stigma is something that shames and hurts many people […] Read more »

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