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

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

The study leads one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation. Read...
Macey Lavoie    |   02.26.19   |   SHARE
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It’s time for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to take a long, hard look in the mirror and recognize their body weight biases.

The Way Doctors Approach Body Weight Is Killing Women

It’s time for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to take a long, hard look in the mirror and recognize their body weight biases. Read...
Liz Greene of Role Reboot    |   01.22.19   |   SHARE
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Dietland is canceled. Insatiable will return. Because of course, it will.

The Fat Girl Gets The Boot: Dietland Is Canceled

Dietland is canceled. Yep the (apparently not popular enough) AMC show has received news that it won’t be renewed for a second season. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.20.18   |   SHARE
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Before you even think about weight-loss, or doing something like the keto diet, you need to figure out how to live in your current body.

The Keto Diet (And Other “Fads”) And 6 Reasons You Should Avoid Them

When it comes to the Keto diet and other fads, you might lose weight, even a lot of weight, but the chances it will come back are far greater than Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.18.18   |   SHARE
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Weighing someone with witnesses isn’t just an evasion of privacy; it’s embarrassing.

I Don't Want Witnesses When I'm Weighed

I know there are far worse injustices happening in the world, but getting weighed in front of people smacks of fat-shaming, and feels incredibly Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   12.20.17   |   SHARE
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Can you love your body and actively try to lose weight?

Can You Love Your Body And Try To Lose Weight?  

Can you love your body and actively try to lose weight? I know I’m not the only body loving lady who needs to lose weight for health reasons. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   12.11.17   |   SHARE
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I am a small woman. Can I tell you I am afraid in elevators and crowds?

On Being A Small Woman 

I am a small woman. I stand just over five feet tall. Even as a home-owning adult, I feel like a child. Read...
Robin Silbergleid of Role Reboot    |   12.8.17   |   SHARE
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3. No one is celebrating heart disease, don’t be an idiot.

Calling Myself “Fat” Isn’t Brave, It’s Just True

Fat is just an adjective that describes something, like short or old or, in the case of this article, ridiculous. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
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