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Body Mass Ineptitude

May 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image, Fat Talk, Featured, HAES

A number of states have already implemented body mass index, or BMI, testing in schools. When Michelle Obama launched her “Let’s Move!” campaign, she proudly noted that they were partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics to work on BMI testing. Use of the BMI has become so commonplace that I don’t think most people […]

2013 Healthy Weight Week Body Image Awards

Next week is Healthy Weight Week and along with it come the annual Body Image Awards, given to those who are making a difference when it comes to how we think about beauty, weight and ourselves.  This year’s winners are: Israel received the Redefining Beauty award for its new law (!) that requires models to […]

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