by Michelle May, MD Bias. Stereotyping. Prejudice. Discrimination. Bullying. These ugly words describe a serious problem weight stigma. Our culture is entrenched in the belief that fat is bad, people… Read More »New year’s resolution — boot the bully from your brain
HAES expert Lindo Bacon, PhD teaches an introductory nutrition course at City College of San Francisco. They recently assigned an essay to students, asking them to write a letter to… Read More »Dear friend, so your doctor says to go on a diet…
by Jonathan Robison, PhD, MS In Part I we discussed a study in which room attendants from 7 different hotels were randomly assigned to one of two experimental conditions. Subjects… Read More »The placebo effect: belief and biology – part II
interview by Jeanette DePatie (the Fat Chick), MA, ACE An eight-year-old Cleveland Heights boy was removed from his family’s custody and placed in foster care. The boy weighs over 200… Read More »There’s no place like home — unless you’re a fat kid
by Jon Robison, PhD, MS There was a flurry of activity on our list serve recently about a study that was actually published back in 2007 by Dr. Ellen Langer… Read More »The placebo effect: belief and biology – part I
by Jeanette DePatie (The Fat Chick), MA, ACE In my work with ASDAH as well as my work as a fitness instructor, I have introduced the HAES™ approach to life… Read More »Does the Health At Every Size® approach mean I’m giving up?