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My top blog posts on body image and anti-dieting


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Fat Activists and other blogs to follow


Jes Baker
Ragen Chastain – Dances With Fat
Virgie Tovar
Beauty Redefined
Everyday Feminism
Wear Your Voice Magazine
beUtiful Magazine
FabUplus Magazine
The Body Is Not An Apology
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance


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Bacon, L. 2008. Health at Every Size and ‘Health at Every Size Fact Sheet.’ Dallas: BenBella Books.

Boseley, S. 2015. ‘Obesity awareness may be causing overeating, finds international study.’

Boothroyd, L.G., Tovée, M.T. & Pollett, T. 2012. ‘Visual Diet versus Associative Learning as Mechanisms of Change in Body Size Preferences.’ PLoS ONE 7(11): e48691.

Brown, Brené. 2010. The Gifts Of Imperfection: Let Go Of Who You’re Supposed To Be and Embrace Who You Are. Minnesota: Hazelden.

Fey, Tina. 2011. Bossy Pants. New York City: Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books, Little Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group.

Grabe, S., Ward, L. M., Hyde, J. S. 2008. ‘The role of the media in body image concerns among women: A meta-analysis of experimental and correlational studies.’ Psychological Bulletin, 134(3), 460–476.

Hayes, S. & Tantleff-Dunn, S. 2010. ‘Am I too fat to be a princess? Examining the effects of popular children’s media on young girls’ body image.’ British Journal of Developmental Psychology 28(2): 413–426.

Hirschmann, J, Munter C. 1995. When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies. New York City: Ballantine Books.

King’s College London. ‘Low chance of obese people recovering normal body weight.’ ScienceDaily.

Lowes, J. & Tiggemann, M. 2003. ‘Body dissatisfaction, dieting awareness and the impact of parental influence in young children.’ British Journal of Health Psychology 8 (2): 135–147.

McGonigal, Kelly. 2013. The Willpower Instinct. New York City: Avery.

Neff, Kristin. 2011. Self-Compassion. New York City: William Morrow.

Melton, Glennon Doyle. 2014. ‘Your Body Is Not Your Masterpiece’. Blog. Momastery.

Mohr, Tara. 2014. Playing Big. New York City: Gotham Books.

Yamamiya, Y., Cash, T. , Melnyk, S., Posavac, H. & Posavac, S. 2005. ‘Women’s exposure to thin-and-beautiful media images: Body image effects of media-ideal internalization and impact-reduction interventions.’ Body Image 2(1): 74–80.