It makes sense that you may feel a strong pull to want to make health-related changes in the New Year. For those who celebrate year-end holidays, you may be feeling ready for a change after all the food, family, travel, stress and busyness. This makes sense! However, dieting does not, and here’s why… Dieting is…

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“Results not typical” is a statement that accompanies dieting and lifestyle advertising for a reason—it’s the only thing that guarantees them truth in advertising. While many diets and “lifestyle” change plans might lead to some weight loss, it is rarely sustainable. More importantly, chronic dieting and disordered eating is a shameful, exhausting existence for many…

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Weight Loss Talk in Eating Disorder Treatment Marketing by Mikalina Kirkpatrick I am fat I am fat. By most subjective definitions of the word I am superfat. I live in a world that reviles my body every day. Even at the Binge Eating Disorder Association/ National Eating Disorders Association (BEDA/NEDA) conference I experienced microaggressions daily.…

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Happy Holidays! There are many things people consider when buying holiday gifts for the special people in their lives. We wanted to highlight some talented people’s work and offer some ideas, in the spirit of supporting marginalized communities and a just and equitable world. Some Favorites We fell in love with Jennifer Price Davis’s angel…

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