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Lessons from the fat-o-sphere 2 editions

Cover of: Lessons from the fat-o-sphere by Kate Harding
About the Book

When it comes to body image, women can be their own worst enemies, aided and abetted by society and the media. But Harding and Kirby, the leading bloggers in the fatosphere, the online community of the fat acceptance movement, have written a book to help readers achieve admiration foror at least a truce withtheir bodies. The authors believe in health at every sizethe idea that weight does not necessarily determine well-being and that exercise and eating healthfully are beneficial, regardless of whether they cause weight loss. They point to errors in the media, misunderstood and ignored research, as well as stories from real women around the world to underscore their message. In the up-front and honest style that has become the trademark of their blogs, they share with readers twenty-seven ways to reframe notions of dieting and weight, including: accepting that diets dont work, practicing intuitive eating, finding body-positive doctors, not judging other women, and finding a hobby that has nothing to do with ones weight.

Classifications

Library of Congress RA776.95 H37 2009
Dewey 613

2 editions First published in 2009

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Cover of: Lessons from the fat-o-sphere
2009, Perigee Book
Lessons from the fat-o-sphere
in English
Cover of: Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere
2009, Penguin USA, Inc.
Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere
Electronic resource in English

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