Resources

Health and Weight

Websites:

My blog posts:

book-759873_1920Books

  • Health at Every Size, The Surprising Truth about Your Weight by Linda Bacon, Ph.D.
  • Why Diets Make us Fat, Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D.
  • Secrets from the Eating Lab, Traci Mann, Ph.D.
  • Big Fat Lies: The truth about your weight and health, by Glenn Glasser

Attuned/mindful eating:

To learn more about switching from dieting to attuned/mindful eating, check out any of these books. I have listed them in alphabetical order by author. I would suggest reading more than one as my experience has been that some books will “speak” to you more than others.

  • old-books-436498_1920Health at Every Size, by Linda Bacon
  • Overcoming Overeating, by Hirschmann and Munter
  • When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies, by Hirschmann and Munter
  • The Diet Survivors Handbook, Judith Matz and Ellen Frankel
  • Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat, Michelle May
  • Breaking Free From Compulsive Eating, by Geneen Roth (or any of her books)
  • Body Kindness, Rebecca Scritchfield
  • Intuitive Eating, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

Videos

Rethinking our beliefs about dieting and weight loss:

Linda Bacon describes Health at Every Size®

A look at the dangers of dieting

“Poodle Science, Association for Size Diversity and Health

Rethinking how we think about body image:

For Many by Shane Koyczan a Canadian spoken word poetry artist reflecting on the question, “If you could change anything about your body what would it be?”

The version below is a “listen” version. It is worth checking out both as in the listen version he shares of his experiences.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/cue-the-new-q-enjoy-shad-s-first-official-show-1.3037276/spoken-word-sensation-shane-koyczan-on-the-power-of-words-1.3037298

Giving up “Fat Talk” – Tri-Dela Fat Talk Free Week

Love Yourself by Khari – a video a father wrote for his daughter who was being bullied. It has a strong message about positive body image, self-love and focusing on health versus weight. You might just find yourself singing along – I did!

 

“Try” by Colbie Caillat

 

Blindfolded Woman in a bikini stands in public for a POWERFUL self-acceptance experiment.