Useful Links I Love

Organizations

ASDAH:  Association for Diversity and Health

HAES:  Health at Every Size Principles and Manifesto

NEDA:   National Eating Disorders - Feeding Hope

Body Positive Movement:  Boosting body esteem at every weight.

Intuitive Eating forum:   Based on the book by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

Food and Feelings group:  Based on the work of Karen Koenig


Researchers I value

Prof. Linda Bacon:  Resources to print off and help inform everyone from medical professionals to family members.

Dr. Lucy Aphramor:  Health at every Size Myths 

Dr. Traci Mann:  The Eating Lab

Dr. Abigail Saguy: Weight and the Media

Dr. Kristin Neff:  Self-Compassion

Dr. Brene Brown:  Vulnerability

Dr. Susan Linn:  Detrimental affects of Advertising to Children

Dr. Leann Birch:  Children and eating


Interesting Research Articles

Promoting self-compassionate attitudes toward Eating among Restrictive and Guilty Eaters. (Adams and Leary)

Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm shift (Bacon and Aphramor)

Nocebo Phenomena in Medicine (Hauser, Hansen, Enck)

Self-Compassion and body image (Albertson, Neff and Shackelfort-Dill)

Dieting causes reaction to food cues (Federoff, Polivy & Herman)

Modern Science vs Stigma of obesity (Friedman)

Review of eating according to internal cues (Schaefer & Maguson)


Our most visited pages

Breakfast Buzz:  An alternative way of looking at the Breakfast debate

Obesity Research:  From around the world

Weight Loss Advice Myths: does fat kill?

Body Image and Self-Esteem: how photoshopping changes things

Body Shame: how body shame increases inflammation

Stress: how stress affects our body

How to age well:  how to live and age well


Excellent Articles

Stress can cancel out food nutrients 

Stress can make you look older

Doing exercise you hate is bad for you

Why willpower and diets don't work

Why strive for Health at Every Size

Is fat stigma making us fat?

Is fat really unhealthy?

How Big Pharma hi-jacks our health

Don't trust the voice of 'science'

How Coca-Cola shifts blame from their product

Body Neutrality

How clothing sizes have changed

The difficulties of inhabiting a body

The fat lady on the plane

If I think I'm beautiful am I a bitch?

The fashion industry and body image

Origins of Body Shame

Changing beauty over 100 years

Differences in ideal bodies around the world

How scary is Barbie?

When your mother says she's fat.

To help manage emotions

To shut down your inner critic

Our obsessive drive for wellness is a problem

What you might have to give up

Why your carb cravings may be valuable.

Why it might be good to eat desserts first

Mistakes parents make


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