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What Message Does Weight-Loss TV Send?

November 4, 2010

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This article, “What Message Does Weight-Loss TV Send To Teens?” by Camilla Nord, addresses how weight-loss TV and other weight-obsessed media affects teen self-esteem, but I think the ideas presented in this article apply to all of us! Here’s just a little snippet: Healthy weight is good; unhealthy weight loss is not. This is a […]

Body-Image issues for men

November 4, 2010

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While my focus in this blog and in my career in general has always been womens’ self-esteem and body image issues, that is not because I have ever believed that men do not have body-image issues as well. Quite the contrary! An article posted today, “Not for women only: Men join the battle of the bulge” […]

Guilt or pleasure? Are you ready to rethink how you relate to food?

September 10, 2010

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 Do you find yourself beating yourself up for what you are eating rather than taking pleasure in the deliciousness of your food? I came across an inspiring blog post about being concious of what we are eating and appreciating our food, rather than making every meal a judgement-filled guilt-fest. The author decided to start saying grace before every meal as a way […]

America’s Next Top Model headlines Love Your Body Day

September 8, 2010

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(CBS) The battle of body image just got a little easier on the eyes. “America’s Next Top Model” season 10 winner Whitney Thompson has left her clothes at the door to headline this year’s “Love Your Body Day.” The event, created by Thompson’s poster mate, Chenese Lewis, hopes to help women accept themselves and feel […]

Hollywood Celebs Admit “I’m Always Hungry!”

September 8, 2010

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  I came across a great blog post today with the above image from a magazine where Hollywood celebrities admitted that in order to maintain their camera-ready figures, they have to eat so little that they are always hungry.  The author of the post also discussed her brush with dieting obsession when she counted calories for a […]