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the HAES® files: Why I Don’t Care about Health

by Cat Pausé, PhD

As a Fat Studies scholar and fat activist, the issue of health is forever looming around me. In the background; in the foreground; off in the wings; waiting to pounce. 1,237 more words

Health At Every Size

Lies Doctors Tell us About Weight

I’ve seen a lot around the Internet lately about the link between weight and body size and health. We’ve all been told our whole lives that weight is intrinsically linked to health; that being fat is bad for you and being obese is essentially a death sentence. 845 more words

Wait...Why are we talking about my weight?

Raise your hand if you look forward to going to the doctor…

Me neither.

Not long ago, I had a check-up that I had been dreading more than usual. 1,170 more words


Spreading the word about Weight Bias & Diabetes

It’s been a busy month.  Between my nutrition counselling, writing articles, editing a magazine and a big Ultimate Frisbee tourney it feels like I’ve hardly had time to breathe. 511 more words

The conversation that broke my heart

I hear a lot of stories that break my heart in the conversations I have with clients. The conversations people have around food can be a surprisingly vulnerable place. 731 more words


Body Image 101

Love yourself.

It’s so easy to say, isn’t it? Living by the words, though, isn’t so simple. It’s difficult. But it’s important.

Our body image is influenced by many, many factors, both internal and external. 613 more words


Study: Images Of Food On Social Media Thought To Be Less Healthy When Posted By Overweight People

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta)– Images of food uploaded to social media by overweight or obese individuals are thought to be less healthy when compared to images uploaded by thin people, according to a new study. 342 more words