Weight Stigma Awareness Week is September 26-30: Teaching Kids the Truth

BEDA’s annual online event, Weight Stigma Awareness Week, is September 26-30. The 2016 theme, Teaching Kids the Truth, will revolve around kids’ perceptions of weight bias and body image, and include personal narratives from adults discussing why it’s important to model healthy behaviors around developing minds and bodies. Some of the featured events include: Podcast hosted by Aaron Flores, […]

BEDA 2016 Workshops, Sessions, Keynotes and Credits

The BEDA 2016 Annual Conference has three workshop tracks, designed for treatment providers, nutrition and dietetics professionals, experts, researchers, educators, social workers, patients, caregivers and activists, alike. Treatment professionals are eligible for continuing education credits. BEDA 2016 is approved for 14.5 CEUs. BEDA 2016 fliers for workshops, general sessions, keynotes, events and general information are available to print, download and share. Please spread […]

A Gentle Reminder: Healing Takes Time

Hilary Kinavey and Dana Sturtevant, Be Nourished founders

By Dana Sturtevant and Hilary Kinavey The more we learn about healing Binge Eating Disorder (BED), the more efficient and proficient the process will become. The more bias and stigma we address regarding BED, the more access we will have to healing. No matter how many BED techniques and advances we make, healing takes time. […]