Linda Bacon, PhD

Linda Bacon is an internationally recognized authority on weight and health. A nutrition professor and researcher, she holds graduate degrees in physiology, psychology, and exercise metabolism, with a specialty in nutrition. She has conducted federally funded studies on diet and health, and has published in top scientific journals. Linda’s advocacy for “Health at Every Size” has generated a large following on social media platforms and the international lecture circuit, it is quoted regularly in the popular media, with recent appearances in the New York Times, London Sunday Times, “ABC Nightly News with Diane Sawyer,” and magazines including Prevention, Glamour, Cooking Light, and National Geographic. Her book “Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight,” was called the “Bible” of the alternative health movement by Prevention and ranks consistently high in Amazon’s health titles. Linda is co-facilitating the workshop “Passing the Message On: A Health at Every Size Facilitators’ Training” at Green Mountain at Fox Run from December 14-19, 2014.