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Body Image

How To Detect ‘Fat Talk,’ Part 2

Yesterday, I featured six types of 'fat talk' from Cynthia Bulik's book The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like with Who You Are. Today, I'm sharing the remaining six categories.

As Bulik points out in her book, fat talk is ubiquitous, insidious and harmful.

Fortunately, we can do something about it. And that's incredibly empowering.

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Body Image

Being Healthy At Every Size: Part 3 With Michelle Neyman Morris

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Myths about health abound in our society. Health is often confused with dieting, being thin and engaging in punishing exercise. The idea of health is also often used as a way to shame people into restricting their food and hating their bodies.

Today, in part three of our interview, professor, researcher and registered dietician Michelle Neyman Morris reveals more facts about being truly healthy.

Specifically, Morris shares...
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Eating & Dieting

Healthy Eating & Nutrition Education: Q&A With Michelle Neyman Morris

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There are so many myths about healthy eating and good nutrition. As I said in one of my questions below, I feel like in our society, nutrition education is often used as a weapon to rein in eating, shame people into losing weight and promote guilt around certain food choices.

Healthy eating has become synonymous with dieting and restriction and counting calories and good vs. bad foods. And...
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Body Image Boosters

Body Image Booster: Building A Soulful Bond With Your Body

Every Monday features a tip, activity, inspiring quote or some other tidbit that helps boost your body image, whether directly or indirectly — and hopefully kick-starts the week on a positive note!

Got a tip for improving body image? Email me at mtartakovsky at gmail dot com, and I’ll be happy to feature it. I’d love to hear from you!
According to Jeffrey Brantley, MD, and Wendy Millstine, NC, in their book,...
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