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Rethinking Food Addiction

By Mikalina Kirkpatrick with Hilary Kinavey & Dana Sturtevant Food addiction is a phrase you’ve probably heard. It’s been used in a wide variety of contexts, with increasing frequency over the past 40 years, to invoke many of the same ideas believed about drug addiction. New science finds, though, that many widely held beliefs about…

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Body Trust® Insights with Liz Gow

  Liz, thank you for your courage, your vulnerability, and your beautiful heart! It is a blessing to have your presence here. I was so surprised by just how much I have been entrenched, and still am influenced, by the diet mentality. I had not realized that and how much I have been body checking.  …

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Be a critical reviewer of weight science

The amount of weight bias in the literature (and therefore the medical community) is astounding. Health care providers must become critical reviewers of the research to provide safe and ethical services. Many of the studies finding a correlation between weight and health have not controlled for things like SES, weight cycling, fitness, stigma, oppression, trauma,…

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