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Linking BMI To Sexual Orientation Ignores A Bigger Health Threat — Homophobia

These different messages lead one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation.

The study leads one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation.

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Learning To Restrict Calories Isn't College Wellness — It's Dangerously Unhealthy

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status to four people, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate while maintaining her physical and mental health.

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate from Vanguard University.

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APA To Release Guidelines For Fat-Shaming Kids For Profit

We need to talk about how the APA is Fat-Shaming Kids!

What happens when you suggest diet behavior to a kid who’s about to grow a foot? How do you affect their growth? How to you affect their health? This is fat-shaming kids!

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Back-To-School Body Shaming

Dickens was shocked to receive a letter back stating that, because of her weight as reported on the form, her child was required to schedule a follow-up visit with her pediatrician and provide documentation of it to the school.

How are kids going to have any chance to develop a lifelong love of movement when we teach them that exercise is either punishment for having a body that is “too big” or something to be done in order to keep kids from looking like their larger classmates?

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My Post-Pregnancy Body Doesn't Feel Like It's Mine Anymore

If I don't start embracing the body I am in, my daughter loses, too. Image: Dahiana Candelo/Unsplash.

I understand that feeling good is far more important than looking good. But it's hard to not get caught up in the frenzy to lose all the baby weight when that's the only thing everyone seems to comment on post-delivery.

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I'm Worth More Than My BMI: I've Lost 57 Pounds...And?

"You look so skinny!" Um, stop sounding so happy...

“You’re getting thin, gal!” My mom said as I strutted through the archway of my parents’ front door. “Thanks mom,” I muttered. It was the fifth time I’d heard the compliment in recent weeks. Close friends, other relatives and even my live-in partner were showering me with incessant praise about the sudden slimming of my wide waist and rotund thighs.

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Diets, Weight Loss, And Health: The Numbers You Need To Know

35: Percentage of “normal dieters” who progress to pathological dieting

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