Category: News

How To Help Your Family and Friends Help YOU Get Sane About Food

Hi there! I hope the holidays are going well and that everyone is doing okay with handling whatever (potential) food/body issues these times can bring up. Two days… read 

Required Reading For Anyone Who's Weird About Food

Binge eating and emotional overeating are hot topics in the news and in research now. As they should be! I found these stories/posts interesting and wanted to share… read 

Happy Announcement: Sunny's Writing a Book For Young Women Who Overeat!

I’ve got an announcement! After many years of thinking about it, and a couple of years of plucking away at a proposal, it’s finally happening: Berkley Books has… read 

What It Really Takes To Look Like Victoria Beckham

According to Posh herself, it takes working out seven days a week. Kudos to her for being honest about how far she goes to get it. So many… read 

Body Image News: Even Ancient Women Were Obsessed with Their Weight

Get this: There’s a scene in an ancient Roman comedic play called Eunuchus in which the main character talks about a woman he’s in love with not fitting… read 

Um, What's the Number for Child Protective Services, Again?

This clip of a pageant mom putting her healthy 8-year-old daughter on an “all-fruit diet” so she could fit into her custom dress has me almost shaking in… read 

4 Books That Will Help You Get Sane About Food (And Get to a Healthy Weight)

This post is inspired by a Rachel over at Body By Pizza, who tweeted late last night that a good friend of hers needed a good book on… read 

What Are Your Food Rules? (And…Do You Have Too Many?)

Michael Pollan had a fun and enlightening slideshow on the nytimes.com today all about people’s food rules. We all have them, don’t we? Especially those of us who… read 

Do Skinny Models and Celebs Cause Eating Disorders?

They didn’t cause mine, that’s for damn sure. I was sneaking cookies and wondering if I was fat before I even knew what a model was. A lot… read 

The TRUTH About Super-Skinny Models in Magazines

You’ve probably heard by now of the huge, positive hub-bub created by a picture of a gorgeous size 12-14 model in Glamour‘s September issue. Editor in chief Cindi… read