Linda Bacon, PhD

inspiring a global transformation to a more just world,
where all bodies are valued,
respected,
and supported in compassionate self-care

2/6/15, Gurze Books: Body Respect, an Interview with Linda Bacon & Lucy Aphramor

“We’re fatter than our ancestors, and burgeoning waistlines are causing sickness and early death… Government and industry say the pounds are costing us … This generation will have shorter lives than their parents … And what’s the solution to all this? Watch what you eat! (But don’t diet: change your lifestyle.) Lose weight. How many times have you heard the intonations in that previous paragraph? Those are some of the myths we take on. There is an alternative reality behind all of these statements, even if it can be hard to hear above the societal clamor. Read on for our take.”

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