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The problem with improving how you feel about your body by losing weight is that it teaches you that there is only one good way to have a body. This way is: The smaller body is a good body. The larger body is the bad body. And since intentional weight loss efforts (aka diets) have […]

Diets teach us to hate our (natural) bodies

Body Image

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

Dieting is NOT Self-care


These dietitians know dieting and weight loss don’t work, and what to do instead.

13 Dietitians on Why They Don’t Promote Weight Loss


Holy cow did we hate The Biggest Loser. So does former contestant Kai Hibbard. Come hear what she had to say about it!

Sayonara, The Biggest Loser


I’m amazed to say that before a few years ago, I had never heard of the condition Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS for short). A friend in college had first mentioned that she thought she may have it, but couldn’t get a firm diagnosis. Since then, I’ve met many more women who have PCOS – so […]

PCOS and Weight


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


Dietitians Unplugged is back with a new episode! We interviewed Melissa Toler after she sent out a recent newsletter about how she was tired of the mainstream body positivity conversation. Melissa tells us all about her journey from a weight-loss centered body coach to a weight-neutral one, and what she sees missing from the current body […]

Dietitians Unplugged: Melissa Toler Wants to Change the Body Positivity Conversation


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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