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April 11, 2011 Health At Every Size radio show

PegE (a.k.a. Dr. Elam) & Pat (a.k.a. the Queen) discuss how moral panics about weight -- especially "childhood obesity prevention" campaigns -- are misguided and often harmful. Books/publications/blogs mentioned include Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon, Ph.D., "Kids, Eating, Weight & Health: Helping Without Harming" by Jon Robison, Ph.D., M.S., and Elizabeth Patch's More to Love Sketchbook.

Music includes "Freedom" (Suchi Waters Benjamin) & "Fat-Bottomed Girls" (Queen).

Quote of the Day: "Show me a woman who only wants to lose weight for her health, and I'll show you a man who buys Playboy just to read the interview." (Former Boston Globe columnist Ellen Goodman.)

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