Mental Health

Can You Really Be Healthy At Any Size?

Body size has always been a controversial topic that extends far beyond the scope of health. Dialogue about body size touches on aspects of psychology, sociology, business, fashion and more. What society considers to be an “acceptable” body has always been changing depending on cultural and historical settings. To make matters even more complicated, scientific […]

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Why Diets Don’t Work: The End of Diet Culture

It’s no secret that the issue of childhood obesity is a growing problem. Data from the National Survey of Children’s Health from 2020-2021 showed that more than 1 in 6 children in the United States is obese. Most people’s automatic reaction to addressing overweight is to suggest a diet, and sadly this has largely been

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How to Talk to Your Child About Weight and Body Image in a Positive Way

As parents, we want to do everything possible to ensure our children grow healthy and happy. However, discussing weight and body image can be difficult and sensitive. Here are some tips on positively talking to your child about weight and body image. Avoid Negative Language Using negative language, such as calling someone “fat,” can be

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