July 2nd Weekly Roundup: Must-Read Eating Disorder, Mental Health & Body Positive Articles
Happy Monday! We are excited to share another Weekly Roundup on the blog with you.
Below are some of our favorite articles, blog posts and news stories on topics including eating disorders, mental health and body positivity from the last week. Did you get to read last weeks recap? See it here.
Enjoy these great articles and posts below. Have a great rest of your week and Happy Fourth from the BALANCE team!
Recap: In response to the study claiming the body positive movement was detrimental to our health, Cory Stieg at Refinery29 shared why this is simply untrue.
By: Cory Stieg
Recap: Lindy West wrote a powerful essay for Self Magazine on the shift regarding how we talk about bodies in our diet culture ridden society and what it means going forward.
By: Lindy West
Follow Lindy on: Instagram
Recap: More Love shares a few things a parent should know if their child identifies as LGBTQ.
By: More Love
Recap: Recently a scientific journal published an article suggesting the body positive movement was contributing to obesity. Jessica Alleva Ph.D. shares why this is a prime example of sloppy science and journalism.
By: Jessica Alleva Ph.D.
Follow Jessica on: Twitter
Recap: Alexis Conason Psy.D. shares 3 things professionals can do to help better support the LGBTQ+ Community.
By: Alexis Conason, Psy.D.
Recap: From the team at Columbia Center for Eating Disorders is a great post that overviews diet-related medical conditions and their relationship to eating disorders.
Recap: Rachael Hartley shares 3 steps to take to start challenging the diet mentality.
By: Rachael Hartley, RD, LD, CDE, CLT