Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

What’s The Deal With Hating Fat?

fat talking

Everyone has an opinion on body fat – some say fat will kill you, some say fat will give you cancer, some say fat is just fat, and some say fat is ugly. And there are as many opinions about fat people: lazy fat gluttons who have no self discipline, stuff their faces with junk…

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Loving Your Body Makes You Fatter?

It was very disappointing, distressing even, that maybe the most ‘famous’ body image advocate, Jess Weiner, recently spoke about how ‘loving her body made her ill’. Other than mentioning it I am not going to address it really, others have spoken at length about it. But what’s changed my mind is a couple of conversations…

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Obesity and Mental Illness

A new study by Institute for Health and Social Science Research at Central Queensland University says people who are obese are more likely to report mental health problems. I’ve heard people tut-tutting in the few days since the report was released, with comments like ‘why don’t they do something about it’? They being the obese…

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Health at Every Size

If you read only one book to educate yourself on the truth about body image, weight and health, and the principles of Health At Every Size (HAES (R)), this is the book. Linda Bacon is a psychologist and exercise scientist. Most importantly to me she is a woman who has battled her way up and…

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Is This Really Wellness?

I got an email offer today from a printing company offering some great deals on some products I’ve purchased from them before, and introducing a new product. So I clicked on over to have a look at the new product – notebooks. I thought that would be handy as I almost always give my clients…

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Low Carb Diets are Bad for Your Brain

Low Carb diets affect your long and short term memory. But hey, they help you drop body fat, that’s all that matters, right?

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Top Ten Body Image Blogs and Sites

There are more ‘body positive’ blogs out there every day, although not as many as there about wacky new ways of losing weight, restricting food, new and “more effective” diet programs and the vital importance to your very being of having a thin body! So I thought a post about the top ten body image…

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