“So… Weight Loss is Not the Goal?!”

Flier: “So… Weight Loss is Not the Goal?!”: How to Help Clients Recover when Weight Loss is Their Goal

Weight loss is typically a primary goal for people seeking binge eating disorder (BED) treatment. This will be addressed at BEDA 2016 workshop, “So… Weight Loss is Not the Goal?!”: How to Help Clients Recover when Weight Loss is Their Goal. A panel presentation will offer strategies for medical and clinical providers about how to best […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: It’s not about who’s in the room, It’s about who’s at the table

Flier: BEDA 2016 Keynote: Diversity Equity and Inclusion

By the year 2043, the racial makeup of the U.S. will be a majority minority. However, only 22 states currently ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. We need to tap into our diversity. BEDA 2016 opening keynote—Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: It’s not about who’s in the room, It’s about who’s at the […]

Nutritionism

By Dana Sturtevant and Hillary Kinavey In a culture that emphasizes “nutritionism”—a reductionist way of thinking about food that assumes the whole point of eating is to maintain and promote bodily health—it is easy to forget that food is so much more than the sum of its nutrients. The term “nutritionism” has been coined to describe the fixation […]