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Dieting is not really about health, and we all know it.

Dieting is NOT Self-care


How can we make exercise more accessible to more people? We talk with Ragen Chastain on this very topic.

Exercise For Everyone with Ragen Chastain


Have you been struggling to get to the weight you think you should be?

The Weight You’re Supposed to Be


I’ve been waiting a while to write this post. Like, months. Because it’s a complex issue, and it deserved some thought. (Also, I figured I’d probably piss a few people off with my take on this, and I really needed some time to galvanize myself) I think this question breaks further down into three questions: […]

Is Weight Loss Body Positive?

Body Image

A popular women’s health magazine writing about Oprah’s weight loss was the straw that broke my camel’s back. So I decided to write them a letter.

Not *My* SELF


Another celebrity going on a diet and losing weight is not really news. But when he proposes to write a book about it as though it’s the cure to obesity, it’s time to call BS.

Dear Penn Jillette: Your Diet is BS


Wondering where the “health” in Health at Every Size® comes in? Non-diet nutrition is a great place to start.

What Non-Diet Nutrition Might Look Like


I’m taking a little blog breather this week to enjoy life, so I’m re-posting one of my favorite post in the past year. I’ll be back soon with new content, but for now…enjoy some vintage Dare To Not Diet. As a dietitian who believes in non-diet, non-weight focused nutrition, I often find myself explaining my position […]

Re-Post: Congratulations, You Just Cured Obesity


Were you shocked by the latest research on The Biggest Loser participants? We weren’t, and here’s why.

Dietitians Unplugged Podcast – Episode 9: Why We Hate The Biggest Loser


Join us as we explore the idea of health and wellness from a new perspective. Each episode we will discuss topics that we hope to help you improve your health, body image and fitness without obsessing on the scale or counting calories. We believe in Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and we want to help you build the confidence to ditch the scale, and embrace your health without shaming your body.

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