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How to Stay Away from Diet Culture During COVID-19
Latest Food Labeling Research Upholds Diet Culture

How many minutes of running would a person have to do to burn off a Big Mac? Or a salad, for…

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The Rebellious History of the Fat Acceptance Movement

Where did the fat acceptance movement start? Who started it? And how is it related to body positivity, Health at Every…

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What Jillian Michaels’ Comments Are Really About

Trigger warning for discussion of “Obesity,” fat shaming, fatphobia What Jillian Michaels’ comments get wrong about body positivity, political correctness, and “glamorizing…

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New Year’s Resolutions and Eating Disorder Recovery 

Ahh, New Year’s resolutions. Approximately 40% of Americans make them, but how effective is the annual New Year, New You ritual…

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No Name-Calling Week 2020

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but names will break our spirit. – from The Misfits by James Howe The…

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Weight-Based Bullying Is Trauma: Why No Name-Calling Week Is Important

Each January the national organization GLSEN calls attention to bullying with “No Name-Calling Week.” Although GLSEN is an organization focused on…

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The Origins of NAAFA (National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance)

With the recent growing popularity of body positivity, it may be surprising to learn that body positivity itself is not a…

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Top 8 Eating Disorder Instagram Accounts to Support Your Recovery

Eating disorder recovery can be a lonely experience. Having the right community and support can make all the difference. Follow these…

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How to Stay Away from Diet Culture During COVID-19
The Harm in Disordered Eating

The Panic I felt the lump in my throat as I looked around. The smell of fresh grilled meat filled the…

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More Than the Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Eating Disorders

No one knows exactly what causes eating disorders. Researchers think it’s a combination of factors, including genetics, psychological health, significant life…

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