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 […]

I Am NOT the Stigma – Matt Shepherd – WSAW 2016

What up Bruh! I am a filmmaker, YouTuber, actor, and a man in recovery from an eating disorder and morbid obesity. Sharing my experience, brings such great purpose to my life. My YouTube channel is called Meet Matt Shep. As I continue to recover, I continually meet new sides of myself that challenge old ways […]

Aaron Flores, RDN, Response to Camp Shane Weight Loss Camps – WSAW 2016

Read Aaron’s blog post, My Response to Camp Shane Weight Loss Camps. Aaron Flores is a registered dietitian nutritionist is the owner of Balance Variety and Moderation RDN in Calabasas, California. With nearly 10 years of experience, Aaron has worked with eating disorders in a variety of settings. A large part of his career was spent working at […]