With the never-ending buzz of "bikini body" messages, there is perhaps no better time than the summer to read up on body positivity and health at every size. Here are some of our best HAES/Intuitive Eating Education, Psychology, Essays, Memoirs, and Fiction recommendations!
Meredith Noble is a certified coach who helps plus-size people find food and body peace. Her practice combines Health at Every Size and intuitive eating philosophies with feminism and fat acceptance. With her compassion and expertise, her clients learn how to feel more comfortable in their skin, be at ease around food, and leave toxic diet culture behind. Listen to the full episode >>>
In this episode Valery shares what it was like growing up with a family who was grappling with fat phobia, and how that influenced her relationship with food and her body. This became extremely problematic when she was suffering from an eating disorder, and simultaneously being validated and praised for making her body smaller. Valery also shares how her disordered eating patterns were validated when she went back to school to study nutrition... "it was like joining the orthorexic club" she told me, off mic. Listen to the full episode >>>