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“No Fat Talk” Week: Cutting Fat Talk from Our Verbal Diets

“Fat Talk” is a ritual with a special prominence between women, in groups or pairs, and makes it more difficult to have a rational, emotion-free relationship with diet and exercise. And that’s why we need to get rid of it.

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Weighing in on the Surgeon General’s Weight

We are so focused on weight as an indicator of health that we ignore the fact that thinness is not equivalent to being physically fit nor is a higher-than-average weight necessarily an indicator of being “unhealthy.”

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