Lindo Bacon (formerly Linda Bacon), MA, PhD, is an American author, speaker, and nutrition professor and researcher. Their work focuses on “fostering a global transformation to a more just world, where all bodies are valued, respected, and supported in compassionate self-care.”
Fat isn’t the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn’t match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates “thin” with “healthy” is the problem. The solution? Health at Every Size.
Weight stigma is a huge problem in the health-care industry. But a revolutionary framework for understanding health called Health at Every Size (HAES®) is seeking to provide better care for people of all sizes.