Posts Tagged ‘Body Image’

Thick Dumpling Skin

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Lynn Chen, actor & National Eating Disorders Association Spokesperson, introduces us to her website, Thick Dumpling Skin, dedicated to the Asian-American woman’s quest for the perfect body. Lynn highlights the struggles people have finding treatment when they don’t fit the “rich, white girl” stereotype of a patient with an eating disorder. She also shares how her online food blog guided her recovery. Lynn is happy to answer questions or be of support to you and can be contacted through her website.

Some resources Lynn thought you might find helpful:

APIOPA

Women Against Negative Talk

A special thanks to Amrie DeFrates for introducing us to Lynn in her Body Image Series!

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The Competitive Athlete

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Thank You Melissa Streno, PsyD CC-ASP, for answering our questions on the topic of competitive athletes and eating disorders. Dr. Streno practices at the Eating Disorder Center of Denver.

She covers topics such as:

How much is too much exercise?

What are the warning signs of an athlete struggling with an eating disorder?

Where should athletes turn to seek help?

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Fat & Babies Are Best Friends! What?!?

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

You are going to LOVE this!

Pregnancy, lactation & eating disorder expert, Lindsay Stenovec, joins us to answer your questions about cravings, exercise, weight gain & anything else you might want to know about pregnancy & the postpartum process.

As a BONUS, Lindsay is offering FREE LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS to her new program, The Nurtured Mama. Be sure to apply before December 31st if you’re interested.

Lindsay recommended a few book resources if you want more info:

Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat? by Claire Mysko

Fearless Feeding by Jill Castle & Maryann Jacobsen

Secrets Of Feeding A Healthy Family by Ellyn Satter

You can find out more about Lindsay at www.nutritioninstincts.com

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Would You Like To Know WHY Diets Don’t Work?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

In Part 2 of our Dieting Series, Kelly explains the biology of why diets don’t work.

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Check out these resources mentioned in the episode:

Poodle Science

A Milkshake Experiment

Starting Monday by Karen Koenig

Killing Us Softly by Jean Kilbourne

Religion of Thinness by Michelle Lelwica

The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls by Joan Jacobs Brumberg

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Calorie Counting Goes Mainstream

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

In today’s episode, Danielle & Kelly debate the pros/cons of using software, applications & devices to track calories.

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