Sole use of BMI misidentifies many people's metabolic health. It classifies millions of obese people as unhealthy and normal weight people as healthy, when other data shows those conclusions to be false. I apologize for the silence. I'd like to get this community talking again. Please feel free to speak up! I'd like to see more contributions and to know what people are most interested in. We're still tiny, but I'm curious what's brought
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A new meta-study confirms previous studies that show that exercise not only improves mental health but can mitigate health risks from obesity.Journal of Obesity is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies in all areas of obesity.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending a HAES-style approach to children instead of concentrating on weight.They don't specifically call it HAES, but they are encouraging pediatricians to encourage children and their families to concentrate more on eating healthier and more exercise, instead of concentrating on weight. Family attitudes towards weight are known ...
The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending that pediatricians move their focus from weight itself and instead discuss healthy habits and lifestyles. The leaders of Health At Every Size thought you might also enjoy participating in Body Acceptance, so they've made it a part of their community neighborhood! Check out the rest of Health At Every Size community's neighborhood here. While a very small study, it echos other studies that have shown that lifestyle changes (such as healthier eating and regular exercise) are more sustainable than weight loss diets for improving the health of fat individuals, and it may foster further rese... We're all familiar with the term "cheat day". You've been super healthy all week and it's time to relax your strict regime and treat yourself to all the "bad" food you have been resisting. It's a pretty normal pattern. But that doesn't mean that it's a he...