From time to time the Health At Every Size® Blog will be sharing HAES Matters “roundtable” posts with our readers. The questions that appear in the HAES Matters posts are based on questions generated by participants at ASDAH’s… Read More »HAES® Matters: The Weight Neutral Core of the HAES Approach
by Dana Schuster, MS In recent weeks, the concept that fat is a contagious condition has once again been bandied about in both the media and online discussions. The latest… Read More »The Contagion of Fat (positive) Friends—Infect me PLEASE!
by Amy Herskowitz, MSc I work in a large government health department doing policy and program consulting geared specifically to the mental health and addiction service sector. I share the… Read More »Using the Yay! Scale™ at Work—A Social Experiment in Changing Attitudes
by Jeanette DePatie (The Fat Chick), MA, ACE Over the past few weeks, especially in the shadow of the Weight of the Nation series, I’ve heard the same question from… Read More »“Eat Your Vegetables—News at Eleven”—Why Common Sense Health Advice Makes Bad Television
by Lily O’Hara, BSc, Postgrad Dip Hlth Prom, MPH, PhD (c) In Part 1 of this article I addressed some of the less well known contributors to increased body weight,… Read More »Uncommon knowledge about changes in body weight–part 2
by Fall Ferguson, JD, MA Over the last few days, I have been involved in preparing ASDAH’s “Debate the Weight” response to HBO’s documentary series, The Weight of the Nation… Read More »Top 10 Reasons to Be Concerned About “The Weight of the Nation” Documentary
by Deb Burgard, PhD I don’t know what HBO’s series, The Weight of the Nation*, is going to say, but if the previews are representative, you might want to use… Read More »Stereotype Management Skills for HBO Viewers