Body Respect

Leaving Room for Mystery

June 3, 2015

By Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD Human beings have a great need for certainty. We don’t like not knowing. We want to know, for instance, how things turn out, that we’ll be okay, that what we are doing will “work”. But being human means that we are vulnerable, and know matter how much we try to…

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Highlights from Body Respect

July 9, 2014

July 1st was a powerful day for those attending our Body Respect: For All Bodies conference at the Kennedy School. Over seventy people came to hear about the new paradigm called Health at Every Size®: an evidence-based paradigm that expresses concern about the health effects of the war against obesity, and switches the focus from weight to…

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Body Trust™ Insights With Linda Bacon & Lucy Aphramor

May 30, 2014

We are thrilled to share the latest installment of Body Trust Insights with top Health at Every Size® leaders, Drs. Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor. Linda and Lucy are known internationally for their work with HAES® (Plug: Don’t miss their one day workshop with us next month!) but few know their personal experience. Well, that’s about…

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Body Trust™ Insights With Linda Bacon & Lucy Aphramor

May 30, 2014

We are thrilled to share the latest installment of Body Trust Insights with top Health at Every Size® leaders, Drs. Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor. Linda and Lucy are known internationally for their work with HAES® (Plug: Don’t miss their one day workshop with us next month!) but few know their personal experience. Well, that’s about…

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Body-Positive Medicine

May 1, 2013

By Dr. Deanna McCrary, ND What is body-positive medicine?  Isn’t all medicine body positive?  Sadly, not always.  The medical community often over-emphasizes lower body weight as a goal to reach and maintain in order to “achieve” health. The idea that a person can achieve metabolic health while being at a weight outside of the accepted norms is often viewed…

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