weight issues

7 Ways To Stop “Fat Talk”

According to an article in the New York Times’ “Well” Blog, a study found that a staggering 93 percent of college women engage in something called “fat talk.” Think, one woman says: “I can’t believe I just ate that whole bag of Oreos. I’m so fat!” Think,...

What’s that you say? Doctors now suggest Overweight is the New Healthy

I swear, in the past few years, the health and fitness industry has morphed into a soul-crushing machine that pokes and prods at the self-image of women — using scientists, doctors, and the arbitrary Body Mass Index (BMI) as justification for disseminating harmful messages, images,...

Healthy is the New Skinny

“Healthy is the new skinny.” When that inspirational quote popped up on my Pinterest feed last week, I rolled my eyes so hard they’re only just back to normal. No, I am not anti-health. But that new, oft-repeated sentiment (,which, by the way, has also...