Bringing you the latest research in body image and wellbeing in a digestable form
March 19, 2019
Dr Zali Yager
I try not to follow anyone posting regular fitspo, but with over 16 million fitspiration posts, it’s pretty hard to avoid on Instagram!
Decades of research has indicated that, even brief exposure to ‘idealised’ images in the media and advertising has a negative effect o...
Three main myths have driven weight policy, interventions, and practice over the past 10-15 years:
1) that people at higher weights must be eating more and not exercising enough
2) that hating your body, or being ashamed by it, will motivate you to lose weight, and