Health at Every Size Articles

What is Weight Stigma?

Weight stigma is also known as weight bias or weight discrimination. Discriminating or stereotyping based on a person’s size. Weight stigma also manifests in fat phobia: the dislike or fear of being or becoming fat. Examples of weight stigma: Assuming someone in a...

Pregnancy & Intuitive Eating

Pregnancy Hunger & Intuitive Eating  You’ve heard the joke about pregnant women, eating for two, right?  While this is a funny notion, it’s not entirely true, at least from a calorie standpoint. Breastfeeding actually requires more calories compared to...

White Supremacy and Diet Culture.

“ Diet culture and white supremacy say that the ultimate aim is thinness and whiteness. The opposing truth says that we need to fight for safety, autonomy, and justice for every body that is not thin or white.”  Corrie Van Horne Diet culture is a system of...

Do you have a ‘Diet Mentality?’

What is diet culture and the diet mentality?  Diet culture is defined as a system of beliefs, messages, and behaviors that places value and focus on weight, shape and body size over and above health and well-being. The messages of diet culture are that weight and body...