A Recipe For Poor Health People in higher-weight bodies are not inherently unhealthy. Any research that shows a correlation between weight and poor health is just that, correlational. Is it that higher weights result in poorer health outcomes? Or is it that those in bigger bodies face weight stigma – pathologizing, oppression, and inadequate medicalContinue reading How To Make Fat Bodies Unhealthy
You’ve heard it so many times: “Calories in, calories out.” It’s simple, right? Well, not really. It turns out, our approximately 30-trillion-cell selves are much more complicated than a reductive equation. And our body size, as much as we’re led to believe otherwise, is largely impacted by factors beyond our control. Twin and adoption studies,Continue reading The Truth About Weight Loss
The Health at Every Size® Approach Defined If the phrase Health at Every Size® has been popping up lately on your feed and you’re wondering what it’s all about, here’s a brief guide to the approach and how it can help you and those around you. According to the Association for Size Diversity and HealthContinue reading What’s the Health at Every Size® Approach and Why Should You Care?
When I was in college, it was a well-know fact that if you were female and went to the student health center, the staff would likely blame whatever ailed you on a potential pregnancy. Strep throat? Pregnant. Bee sting? With child. No matter what is was, you could be pregnant and they’d need to runContinue reading Fat Bias in the Medical World