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Fueling and Nourishing Tips by Julia Cassidy MS, RD, CEDRDS 

As we are all navigating our way through the COVID 19 pandemic, I can only imagine the amount of fear and…

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screenshot of TLC's Hot and Heavy featuring Adrianna and Ricardo
TLC’s Hot and Heavy Gets it Wrong

TLC’s “Hot and Heavy” aims to take an honest look at “mixed weight” relationships. Do they get it right? The answer…

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Fat-shaming hurts everyone.
Come as You Are: Hindsight is 2020

This year’s #NEDAWARENESS theme is Come as You Are: Hindsight is 2020 has got me thinking a lot about what I/We…

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Fostering a Positive Relationship with Food for Your Children

Parents have the responsibility and privilege to intentionally make their homes a refuge from diet culture. Abandoning food rules helps foster…

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The Rebellious History of the Fat Acceptance Movement

Where did the fat acceptance movement start? Who started it? And how is it related to body positivity, Health at Every…

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Jillian Michaels points at a contestant on The Biggest Loser
What Jillian Michaels’ Comments Are Really About

Trigger warning for discussion of “Obesity,” fat shaming, fatphobia What Jillian Michaels’ comments get wrong about body positivity, political correctness, and “glamorizing…

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New Year’s Resolutions and Eating Disorder Recovery 

Ahh, New Year’s resolutions. Approximately 40% of Americans make them, but how effective is the annual New Year, New You ritual in…

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The Origins of NAAFA (National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance)

With the recent growing popularity of body positivity, it may be surprising to learn that body positivity itself is not a…

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Top 8 Eating Disorder Instagram Accounts to Support Your Recovery

Eating disorder recovery can be a lonely experience. Having the right community and support can make all the difference. Follow these…

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How to Stay Away from Diet Culture During COVID-19
The Harm in Disordered Eating

The Panic I felt the lump in my throat as I looked around. The smell of fresh grilled meat filled the…

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