Category Archives: Obesity

Dear Michelle, It’s Me Again

Michelle Obama has shifted from fat shaming language to weight neutral language in her battle against childhood obesity and the Eating Disorders Community is thrilled!  Read More and send the First Lady a letter of support! http://www.drdeah.com/dear-michelle-its-me-again/ Warmly, Dr. Deah  … Continue reading

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Fits and Starts

Fit Now there’s a helluva word.  Think about it…how could one itty bitty word elicit such a broad spectrum of feelings, images, and associations? Throwing a fit If the shoe fits Misfit The perfect fit Fit for life Fit to … Continue reading

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Weight of the Notion

On May 7th, while still basking in the afterglow of International No Diet Day, The New York Times published a series of opinion pieces called Women, Weight, and Wellness that stirred up a great deal of discussion, debate, and commentary … Continue reading

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