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MealEnders: A lame excuse for dessert.

What Is A "MealEnder?" (Is It Not Dessert? Def Thought It Was Dessert.)

Inquiring minds want to know - what is a MealEnder? No, it's apparently not dessert. So right off the bat, the name of the product is misleading. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.9.17   |   SHARE
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You may think you are only expressing your own worries about your diet or your body, but you are telling those around you that they should worry about their diet and body.

Shutting Down Diet Talk

Is everyone so deeply entrenched in diet culture that we don’t even hear ourselves anymore? Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
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Why I Didn't Try To Lose Weight For My Wedding

To take care of myself in the months preceding my wedding I had to make a conscious effort to not dive into dieting. Wedding weight loss was off the Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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Is Wonder Woman On A Diet?

We are passing our unhealthy obsession with thinness onto girls and it’s causing them to have issues with food, movement, self-esteem, and body image Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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The idea that everyone's weight depends upon their choices is not backed up by science. 'The Big Fat Truth' refuses to recognize that. (Image credit: Instagram/@biggestlosernbc)

'The Big Fat Truth' Should Be Called 'The Big Fat Lie'

The fact that fat people are so thoroughly and constantly lied to by diet culture, and so profoundly oppressed by fatphobia, that they would submit Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
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Set Point Weight: What Is It? How Do I Change It?

You didn't fail the diet; the diet failed you. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After

I'm Fat-Shaming My Cat And It Needs To Stop

The truth is, we want our cats fat and our women skinny. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   01.18.17   |   SHARE
Life is about so much more than whether or not you eat that cupcake.

When Your Body Is In Between "Fat" And "Thin"

When the spread was published, all the girls in the shot were small — small enough to notice their not-bigness. It was the first time I felt “othered Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   01.17.17   |   SHARE
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