The Problem with Skinny Shaming A look at the difference between the bias against people who are "too skinny" vs those who are obese. They are not the same thing.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: Keywords: / / /
this american life logo Tell Me I'm Fat Let's change our perspective on how we view being fat.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJuly 26, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
New York Times Parents Should Avoid Comments on a Child's Weight What do you do when you see your child gaining weight? How do you address it? Studies show that commenting on weight directly - although tempting - is not the answer.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJune 16, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / /
Project Implicit Project Implicit A series of implicit association tests that offer insight into our implicit biases.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 8, 2016Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
medium_logo_detail The Easiest Way to Lose 125 Pounds Is to Gain 175 Pounds Gain insight into one man's path to weightloss, and better understand the challenges, struggles, and barriers - psychologically and physically - to make this journey a success.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMarch 28, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / / /
Inquiring Minds The Science of Weight Loss (and why diets don't work) (1hr) In this podcast, Inquiring Minds' hosts Indre Viskontas and Kishore Hari interview Traci Mann, professor of psychology at the University of Minnesota and author of the new book Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinAugust 26, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /
Sundance Fed Up by Katie Couric, Laurie David, & Stephanie Soechtig Is everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years dead wrong? In this documentary, Katie Couric and Laurie David challenge our views on food and believe that watching their film will change the way you eat forever.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 15, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
NPR Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss by Yuki Noguchi Should overweight and obese workers who do not exercise pay higher premiums? What about those who have a normal BMI but eat poorly? Fundamentally, can financial incentives and disincentives help people become healthier and if so, should they be employed?
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / /
New York Times Obesity Is Found to Gain Its Hold in Earliest Years by Gina Kolata Experts say the results of a major 2014 study may reshape approaches to combating the nation’s obesity epidemic, suggesting that efforts must start much earlier and focus more on the children at greatest risk.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /