The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is an international professional organization started in 2003. It is an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization, whose members and leaders are committed to the principles of Health At Every Size (HAES).
This HAES(r) company helps with self-esteem, weight stigma and bullying. Learn more!
These are the 2012 Standards of Medical Care for Diabetes from the ADA. If you have diabetes and are being treated differently by your health care provider, consider questioning what’s happening or seeking alternative medical care.
ASDAH has released a variety of statements and resources to debunk the myths being spread through HBO’s Weight of the Nation “documentary.” They should illuminate some of the problems with this misguided approach.
Margarita Tartakovsky, MS, interviews and blogs at Psych Central about body image and self perception on her blog, Weightless. She does an amazing job, and has even interviewed our very own Julie Norman! This link will bring you to the second in a 2-part series interview, but make sure to explore the rest of her posts!
Jeanette DePatie (The Fat Chick) is a certified aerobics instructor, personal trainer and veteran fitness professional with over 10 years experience training students of all sizes, shapes, ages and abilities. Her website is packed with fun and useful information to help exercisers of all shapes and sizes get started with and stick to exercising.
This is the private practice of registered dietitian Deborah Kauffmann, RD, LDN, who has been providing nutrition counseling for disordered eating utilizing an intuitive, Health At Every Size® approach since 1990.
Club Round is a clubhouse for Round People located in Loves Park, IL. At Club Round people of all sizes and ages come together for fun, support, and movement. Club Round Clubhouse offers activities for plus-size adults, teens, and children. This is a size friendly group of people who believe that body size should be accepted and appreciated.
This is considered the most comprehensive list available of fat friendly health professionals. It’s divided up by location, making it incredibly easy to find someone in your area. If you know people that should be added to the list, please make sure to get their names on here.
Helping the whole person achieve optimum fitness and health without regard to weight or current physical condition.
|Take pride in expressing yourself, rather than hiding due to worrying about what others may think.|
|Strive to find your own voice.|
|Get a check of your blood level of vitamin D, so you know if you need to supplement.|
|Trust your body’s feedback rather than treating your body as a limitation to be overcome.|