While creating the online course “What are we going to do about the weight?” Weight Stigma in Health Care, it was important to me to provide a list of resources and information. Here is a non-exhaustive list of books, online resources, and podcasts that I may well edit and add to as time goes on.
If you read only one book, and this one isn’t even a direct discussion of Weight Stigma
The Body is Not and Apology, Sonya Renee Taylor
Your Body Is Not an Apology Workbook: Tools for Living Radical Self-Love, Sonya Renee Taylor
Health at Every Size ® (registered trademark of Association of Size Acceptance and Health ASDAH.org)
Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight, by Linda Bacon PhD, Lucy Aphramor
Health at Every Size (The Surprising Truth About Your Weight) Lindo Bacon, PhD.
Intuitive Eating (A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach) 4th Edition Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN RDN Elyse Resch, MS, RDN
Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating, Christy Harrison MPH RD
Gentle Nutrition (A Non-Diet Approach to Healthy Eating) Rachael Hartley, RD
Fat and Fertile: How to get pregnant in a bigger body, Nicola Salmon
Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming it for the Better) Lindo Bacon, PhD. Forward by Ijeoma Oluo
Hunger, Roxanne Gay
What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat Aubrey Gordon (Your Fat Friend)
Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia, Sabrina Strings PhD.
Fat Girls in Black Bodies: Creating Communities of Our Own Paperback Joy Arlene Renee Cox Ph.D.
On the Politics of Ugliness, Sara Rodrigues (Editor), Ela Przybylo (Editor)
Plus Size Knee Pain Solutions The Easy Fitness Way to Stronger Happier Knees, Cinder Ernst
Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family: How to Eat, How to Raise Good Eaters, How to Cook, Ellyn Satter M.S. R.D. L.C.S.W. B.C.D
Your Child’s Weight (Helping Without Harming), Ellyn Satter M.S. R.D. L.C.S.W. B.C.D
HAES Health Sheets – non-diet information for specific conditions often blamed on body size
Poodle Science Video
Harvard Implicit Bias tests
Association for Size Diversity and Health, ASDAH provides education on weight-centered bias, advocates for change at an international level, and connects like-minded people around the globe to create a world in which body weight is no longer a source of discrimination.
Be Nourished offers programs, workshops, retreats, and e-courses for individuals looking to reclaim Body Trust®
No Body is Disposable – strategy and resources
Lindo Bacon, PhD. Fostering a more just world where all bodies are valued and respected.
The Body Love Shop – Body positive and Fat Friendly goods
Maintenance Phase, Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes
Food Peace Podcast, Julie Duffy Dillon
PCOS and Food Peace, Julie Duffy Dillon and Kimmie Singh
Unpacking Weight Science, Fiona Walker
Food Psych, Christy Harrison MPH, RD
Body Kindness, Rebecca Scritchfield RD
Dietitians Unplugged, Aaron Flores, RD, Glyns Oyston
Shes All Fat Sophia Carter Kahn