Today I tackle untangling weight and health, and I share how it helped me fully step in to Intuitive Eating with confidence.
This is a complicated topic with lots of emotional charge and no shortage of opinions. I am not sure I did this topic justice, but I hope it challenges you to think and question what is presented us in the conventional model for weight and health.
Below are links to peer reviewed research, podcasts and other materials mentioned in the video.
History of Dieting with Emily Contois interview on Food Psych Podcast: (46 minute mark begins the discussion about the history of dieting.)
Linda Bacon Research
Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift
Linda Bacon’s Health at Every Size book (Amazon affiliate)
Study citing most dieters regain, with a majority ending up larger – Medicare’s Search for Effective Obesity Treatments : Diets Are Not the Answer. / Mann, Traci; Tomiyama, A. Janet; Westling, Erika; Lew, Ann Marie; Samuels, Barbra; Chatman, Jason.
In: American Psychologist, Vol. 62, No. 3, 04.2007, p. 220-233. Link: