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Body Size

  • Body image is based on a person's thoughts and feelings about the way their body looks.


  • About Kids Health is a website for parents on how to promote positive body image.
  • Body Positive is a website for parents about the dilemmas surrounding child weight issues.
  • Body Shaming and Weight Bias is an article from Kidpower.
  • The Body Positive trains mental health professionals, dietitians, educators, school counselors, medical professionals, coaches, and community organizers to use the Be Body Positive Model to conduct positive body image campaigns in schools and community-based settings.
  • Developing and Maintaining Positive Body Image has information and ideas from the National Eating Disorders Association.
  • Eating Disorders Resource Center: The mission of Eating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC) is to increase awareness and understanding of eating disorders for the general public and for health professionals; to promote early diagnosis, effective treatment, and recovery; and to advocate for mental health parity legislation and effective insurance coverage.
  • About Face offers programs/workshops to promote healthy body image for girls 7th grade and up.

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