Informational Articles

There is a wealth of content available in weight-inclusive, non-diet spaces. We continuously update this page with new evidence-based, informative, and insightful articles and blog posts. Have suggestions for additions? Feel free to email us at anytime!

​​NoYour Child is Not Addicted to Sugar by Leslie Schilling

A School Nutrition Lesson: The Edible Parts of a Plant by Anna Lutz

Optimizing Healthy Eating Habits in the Classroom by Elisheva Dorfman and Dina Cohen

Are School Health Lessons Harming Kids? by Leslie Schilling

F.E.A.S.T. Position Statement on Weight Watchers Kurbo App

Raising Competent Eaters: Food Neutrality by Jamie Lee, RDN, LD

What Happens When You Put a Kid on A Diet? by Rachel Millner, Psy.D, CEDS-S, CBTP

Please Don’t Teach My Kids to Diet: 5 Resources to Give Teachers and Schools by Anna Lutz

Let’s Talk About Halloween Candy by Dana Sturtevant and Hilary Kinavey

Banning soda, sugary cereal or ice cream for your kids may not be the best strategy by Casey Seidenberg

Weight Watchers Offering Free Memberships to Teens (AKA Future Of Yo-Yo Dieting) by Joni Edelman

Weight Watchers is targeting teens with a new free program. That’s a problem. by Rebecca Scritchfield

The Trouble with Food Policing in Schools by Leslie Schilling

An Open Letter to my Daughter’s Camp Counselor by Anna Lutz

An Alternative to a Proposed Guideline Suggesting Weight Loss for Kids by Rebecca Scritchfield

An Open Letter to Jamie Oliver by Laura Thomas, Sarah Dempster, Helen West and Rosie Saunt

Let’s smash school weigh-ins and teach kids body positivity instead by McCall Dempsey

How to Make Kids Comfortable in Their Own Bodies by Melinda Wenner Moyer

5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid by Sierra Filucci

How to Talk to your Daughter about her Body by Sarah Koppelkam

Your Adolescent Daughter Doesn’t Have a Weight Problem. She’s Going Through Puberty by Maryann Jacobsen

Eating disorders: Over-65s unable to access some clinics by Meghan Owen and Anna Adams

I’m Giving My Eating Disorder Away by Sam Dylan Finch

GI Disorders + Food Fears by Kate Scarlata

The Future of Genetic Research on Eating Disorders by Cynthia Bulik

Is Your Child’s Target Weight a Gift to the Eating Disorder? by Eva Musby

I Interviewed My Parents About My Eating Disorder by Brittany Ladin

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Anyone

Eating Disorders Can Mask Autism in Girls by Caitlin Fitzsimmons

Creating Accessible Yoga Spaces for People with Eating Disorders by Jennifer Kreatsoulas

Poly-substance Abuse and Eating Disorders in College Students by Crystal Karges

The Overlooked Crisis of Eating Disorders Among Middle Aged Women by Carrie Dennett

Here are 3 Ways Sexual Objectification and Eating Disorders Interact by Melissa A. Fabello

Dear Mom and Dad, Thank You for Saving My Life by Kinsey Ouellette

More Older Women are Struggling with Eating Disorders. Here are the Warning Signs by Kristen Sturt

Living in Secrecy: My 20 Year Eating Disorder Battle by Shira Rose

4 Stereotypes about Eating Disorder and Gender that Need to Go by Melissa A. Fabello

Extreme fasting: how Silicon Valley is rebranding eating disorders by Arwa Mahdawi

Battling My Body: Being Queer with an Eating Disorder by Laura Bullard

The Stigma is Real: Self-blame and explanations for eating disorders by Andrea

I preached body positivity – and sunk deeper into my eating disorder at the same time by Sam Dylan Finch

The World’s Deadliest Psychiatric Disorder by Emily Kate

America is Utterly Failing People of Color with Eating Disorders by Angela Garbes

What is Night Eating Syndrome? Signs, symptoms and treatment of the condition by Lauren Mulheim

Warning: Looking and Lamenting may be Lethal by Sandra Wartski

Hope is Essential When Working with People Who Have “Chronic” Eating Disorders by John Levitt

The Unmeasureables of an Eating Disorder by Jennifer Gaudiani

Wellness Programs and Eating Disorders: A Potentially Lethal Combination by Al Lewis

Thanksgiving, eating disorders and why we should stop obsessing about food on the holidays by Alia E. Dastagir

Rethinking Eating Disorders as Misguided Life Savers Trying to Help Us, Not Beasts Trying to Attack Us by Ginny Jones

An Open Letter to Dr. Phil about Eating Disorders by Colleen Reichmann

5 Phrases to Never Say at the Dinner Table to Avoid Eating Disorders by Ginny Jones

How Pro-Eating Disorder Posts Evade Filters on Social Media by Louise Matsakis

Disabled People Can Have Eating Disorders, Too by Micaela Evans

How Fat Shaming Leads to Eating Disorders by Ragen Chastain

Eating Disorders and Suicide by Kathryn Gordon

Don’t Tell Demi Lovato, or Any Woman Who Has Suffered with an Eating Disorder, to go on a Diet by Bonnie McLaren

Marci Evans’ 3-part Orthorexia Nervosa training: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

The Authorized Bratman Orthorexia Self-Test by Steven Bratman