If you are looking for more information about HAES, intuitive eating, weight stigma, and body positivity then you have come to the right place!
If you haven’t heard of or don’t know what these terms mean, then you can find more information in my previous blogs about HAES (Health at Every Size®), Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and weight stigma where I discuss these topics in further detail.
Whether you are just stepping into this area of Health at Every Size® and Intuitive Eating and want to learn more or if you are a health practitioner who wants to incorporate this into your practice and are looking for professional development in this area, this list of resources I curated is made for you.
By no means is this an exhaustive list, but this is my list of resources I’ve consumed since practicing in this area. I also acknowledge that a lot of this work intersects with other issues including but not limited to oppression, racism, sexism, and marginalization.
From my experience, I find that these topics are not easy to tap into right from the get-go. It’s important to remember that it’s a continual learning process. So, if at any point you feel overwhelmed and unsure how to move forward, please feel free to reach out!
Great Podcasts to Download
Let Us Eat Cake Podcast
Co-hosts and Registered Dietitians, Ali Eberhardt and Hannah Robinson, are dedicated to ditching diet culture, taking weight stigma and fatphobia head on, and cutting the bullsh*t out of “health & wellness”
Listen here: http://letuseatcakepodcast.libsyn.com/
Body Kindness ® Podcast
HAES Dietitian and Certified Exercise Physiologist Rebecca Scritchfield and her guests have interesting conversations about the cultural influences that keep you stuck in “diet prison” and how you can break free to create meaningful changes in your life.
Listen here: https://www.bodykindnessbook.com/podcast/
Love, Food Podcast
Food behavior expert and host, Julie Duffy Dillon is rolling up her sleeves to get to the bottom of what is really healthy. This dietitian has a secret: food is not your enemy and your body is tired of the constant attacks.
Listen here: https://www.juliedillonrd.com/lovefoodpodcast/
You Can Eat With Us Podcast
Join host Cara Harbstreet, founder of Libre Connections, for conversations with experts and everyday people. She’s a registered dietitian who loves to blend food science and nutrition knowledge with practical, real-world advice.
Listen here: http://www.libreconnections.com/podcast/
Books & Workbooks to Add to your Reading List
Recommended Videos & Documentaries to Watch
Gerry Kasten’s Lecture on Weight Stigma
At the 2018 Dietitians of Canada conference, Gerry Kasten lectured and showcased research on the misconceptions of weight, BMI, and weight stigma, especially in the healthcare industry and amongst other professionals.
Watch here (it’s free if you are a Dietitians of Canada member).
This documentary showcases how the diet & beauty industry globally affects us (women and men, especially women) and sells us insecurities, which is what makes it a very lucrative and multi-billion dollar industry.
Watch the trailer here.
Continuing Education & Professional Development
Organized Training & Certificates
I’ve either taken these programs or they’ve been highly recommended by my colleagues.
Christy Harrison’s Online Training
Christy Harrison, Registered Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor offers online training that can be found here.
I did the Master your Anti-Diet message.
ED for RDs Certificate
Shawna Melbourn, RD, CEDRD-S, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor provides eating disorder education for Registered Dietitians.
More information here.
Summary notes from the conference can be found here.
More information here.
Facebook Groups to Join (for RD’s)
Websites & Big Names to Know
Linda Bacon: https://www.lindabacon.org/
Marci Evans: https://marcird.com/
Fiona Sutherlands: http://www.themindfuldietitian.com.au/about.html
Body Kindness Project: https://www.bodykindnessbook.com/blog/
Julie Duffy Dillon http://www.juliedillonrd.com/
Evelyn Triboli: https://www.evelyntribole.com/resources/
Isabel Foxen Duke: https://isabelfoxenduke.com/
Christy Harrison: https://christyharrison.com/
Vincci Tsui: http://vinccitsui.com/
Do you know of any other amazing resources I should add to the list? Comment and share below!
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This blog was written with the help of UBC dietetics student, Celine.