Health At Every Size in Professional Healthcare

“Is it possible to consider approaching “health” from a perspective other than weight and BMI, taking into consideration the roles of social inequity, psychology, genetic variance, and flawed science, in order to create a less demonizing, and more integrative and holistic approach to nutrition and public health?”... Where has dieting gotten us then, if not to a thinner, and healthier population? Continually obsessing over, and working towards an unattainable thin ideal has manifested itself as an unrelenting prejudice, resulting in distress, isolation, and unequal access for individuals living in larger bodies. In fact, sizeism is one of the last socially acceptable and unacknowledged forms of oppression in the United States.

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