Changing the Conversation
To celebrate Healthy Weight Week, we have searched the Internet high and low for the best of the best “healthy weight” blogs that are changing the conversation from weight to health and we’re proud to present the top 35.
From registered dietitians to former dieters to those who are still finding their non-diet footing, each of these blogs has a unique voice and viewpoint that can also help you.
The Top 35 Healthy Weight Bloggers
(in no particular order)
Aaron Flores is a registered dietitian nutritionist who uses intuitive eating and Health At Every Size® as guiding philosophies for his blog, where he helps his readers learn to love the bodies they live in, find joy in movement and make peace with food.
This blog covers obesity & food politics, anti-dieting crusading, vegan food, mindful eating & fitness by former weight-loss addict, Annabel Adams.
Nourishing the Soul
A forum for exploring relationships with food, body, and self. News and views on disordered eating, recovery, and healthy living.
This is Not a Diet – It’s My Life
Former yo-yo dieter Kate started 2009 with yet another weight loss adventure that turned into so much more, including her adopting a Health at Every Size® approach.
Lisa Claudia Briggs helps women break the spell of overeating plus disrupt other painful patterns while bringing more love and beauty back into their lives.
Carla Birnberg muses about life, fitness and living each day on your own terms.
School Meals that Rock
Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, is helping school nutrition programs serve kids well.
Dr. Deah promotes self-acceptance, living a healthy life at the size you are now, and resources for treating eating disorders and improving body acceptance, Health at Every Size®, and fighting size discrimination.
Coach Ellen Shuman created “A Weigh Out; Freedom from Emotional Eating and Weight Obsession,” which includes a blog and online members’ community that is a safe haven where people can openly share their struggles and triumphs over emotional and binge eating.
Erin Brown overcame a lifelong struggle with “obesity” and its accompanying body image/self esteem issues and developed a passion for health and wellness that she shares with others to help them find it for themselves.
Ten or so different experts write regularly for the Association of Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH).
Jeanette DePatie (AKA The Fat Chick) is a plus-sized, certified fitness instructor and best-selling author who helps people of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities learn to love their bodies and love exercise again.
Emotional guidance counselor, acceptance whisperer, thought ninja, and a “feel your feelings” kinda gal who teaches the art + science of profound self-trust.
Leslie Schilling, MA, RD, LDN, is a nutrition expert, mom, wife, cook, blogger, Twitter bug, professional speaker & eater of real food.
Founder Lizabeth Wesely-Casella supports impulse control disorders, weight stigma and binge eating disorder (BED) on this blog. She struggled with BED for many years and now dedicates her advocacy work to sharing high-quality information about this treatable disorder.
Mara, an intuitive coach and writer, guides women home to themselves and teaches them to create lives brimming with supreme self-care.
Marci Anderson, RD, blogs for people who struggle with eating disorders, body image and weight concerns, as well as emotional and compulsive eating.
Teaching young men and women how to reclaim the power to build the healthy, strong self-esteem that will arm them with the self confidence they need to tune out negative messages and be exactly who they want to be instead of who they think they’re supposed to be.
Psychologist Dr. Melissa McCreery focuses on the three Os that ambush successful, high-achieving women—overeating, overwhelm, and overload.
Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat
How to break your eat-repent-repeat cycle by Michelle May, MD.
More to Love
Rachel Estapa dealt with weight and body-image struggles most of her life and now helps other women discover how fulfilling if feels to believe and live like you are worthy of being adored inside and out, no matter your size.
Reba Sloan, MPH, LRD, FAED, is passionate about helping people find the middle ground with their relationship to food, eating, activity and weight.
Rebecca Scritchfield, RD, offers weight management expert opinions on balanced, healthy living.
Rochelle dedicates herself to empowering women of size by connecting the body, the mind, and the heart through focus, movement, and breath.
Not on a Diet
Registered dietitian Sumner Brooks practices nutrition from a non-dieting mentality because she went through years of her own struggles with food and disordered eating, fueled by the dieting industry.
The Body Positive’s mission is to transform people’s beliefs about beauty, health, and identity, freeing them to live balanced, joyful, and purposeful lives.
The Fuck It Diet
A “recovering serial dieter and orthorexic” who is over diets and whose new diet is… “fuck it.”
A reformed slacker turned athletics evangelist is embracing a more health-oriented way of life that involves getting sweaty several times a week, changing the way she eats and learning everything she can about fitness and wellness.
Susan Albers, Psy.D., author of “Eat, Drink & Be Mindful” and “But I Deserve this Chocolate” shares insights from her mindful eating workshops.
Emmie is a self-proclaimed weight loss blogger who is also part of the fat acceptance movement and is done worrying about what other people think.
Covers a wide range of issues but specializes in utilizing a mindfulness-based approach in the healing of food & body issues (compulsive & emotional eating, negative body image, chronic yo-yo dieting, etc).
A “fat lady with a nutrition degree” who can help you get to a friendly place with food and your body.
A blog of weight maintenance that emphasizes eating well doesn’t have to mean being on a “diet,” exercise can happen in lots of ways outside of a gym, and loving ones self is the starting point to a healthy lifestyle.
The Great Fitness Experiment
Charlotte reads all the health and fitness research she can get her sweaty hands on and then tests it out – on herself mostly.
Make Peace with Food with Dr. Nina
Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin is a psychoanalyst dedicated to helping people stop dieting and start living their best lives.
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These healthy weight blogs are just the tip of the iceberg. There are many up-and-coming blogs that emphasize health overweight that we may have missed.