Below you will find a selection of resources & specific support. With so much available online this page is very much a ‘Work in Progress’! Do get in touch to comment, correct or recommend resources you have found helpful.

PS: Looking for a good read? Find my personal selections on my Book Review pages.

Body Image & Body Acceptance

  • BODY GOSSIP: UK based positive body image campaign, using arts and education.
  • BEAUTY REDEFINED: “Rejecting harmful messages about female bodies in media & cultural discourse.”
  • ADIOS BARBIE: One of the first, excellent coverage of all aspects of body image for ‘everybody’.
  • ANY-BODY: The UK chapter of Endangered Bodies “challenges our devastating acceptance of body hatred as normal.”
  • NAAFA: National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance is a non-profit civil rights organisation dedicated to ending size discrimination in all of its forms
  • ASDAH: Association of Size Diversity and Health
  • CAR: The Centre for Appearance Research is the world’s largest research group focusing on the role of appearance and body image in people’s lives.

Podcasts & Blogs:

  • Dances with Fat by Ragen Chastain

Films, documentaries and series:

  • Embrace: Film by Taryn Brumfitt
  • Fattitude the Movie: (Documentary)
  • Dumplin’
  • Shrill
With the creator of ‘Fattitude’ – New York Premiere 2017

TED Talks:

  • Fat shaming and the Thin epidemic: Jill Andrew at TEDx YorkU
  • Why thinking ugly is bad for you Ted X Unilever – Meaghan Ramsey
  • Why it’s OK to be Fat TEDx MillRiver Golda Poretsky
  • Enough with the Fear of Fat TED Kelli Jean Drinkwater

Diet Culture

Films, documentaries and series:

  • Dietland, series on Amazon Prime based on the book by Sarai Walker.
  •  Miss Representation


  • HAES: Health at Every Size

TED Talks:

  • Why dieting doesn’t usually work: Sandra Aamodt
  • If we want a better world we have to kill diet culture: Susan Hyatt

Podcasts & Blogs:

  • Food Psych Podcast with Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CDN
  • The Body Love Project, Jessi Haggerty



Online with the Weight Debate!
  • The Obesity Society is a scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity and its treatment.
  • World Obesity Federation is a global initiative to reduce, treat and prevent obesity.
  • Obesity UK is a charity supporting and representing people with obesity.
  • EASO is the leading voice of obesity science, medicine and community in Europe.
  • Obesity Action Coalition is dedicated to empowering those with obesity through support, advocacy and education.


  • Fast food, Fat profits: Obesity in America –Al Jazeera YouTube
  • Fed Up – (YouTube)
  • Why am I Still Fat? ABC Science (Australia) YouTube
  • The Weight of the Nation: Four-part HBO documentary

TED talks:

  • Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem? Peter Attia, TED
  • Obesity = Unplugging: Lisette Cifaldi, TEDx HiltonHead
  • The mathematics of weight loss: Ruben Meerman, TEDxQUT
  • A Big Fat Crisis:  Stopping the real causes of the obesity epidemic: Deborah Cohen, TEDx UCRSalon
  • Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines: Sarah Hallberg, TEDx PurdueU

Eating Disorders


  • AED: The Academy for Eating Disorders (especially for its excellent reading lists).
  • ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders.
  • NEDA: National Eating Disorders Association is the largest non-profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.
  • B-EAT: Beating Eating Disorders provides helplines, on-line support & UK-wide support groups.
  • NEDIC: The Eating Disorder Information Centre provides information and resources.

Podcasts & Blogs:

  • Does every woman have an eating disorder?’ Stacey Rosenfeld
  • Anorexia Boy Recovery, Bev Mattock
  • Food Psych Podcast, Christy Harrison
  • Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast (Podbean) by Tabitha Farrar
  • Brain over Binge, Kathryn Hansen  

Nutrition & Food

Podcasts and Blogs:

  • Love, Food: Julie Duffy Dillon
  • Body Kindness: Rebecca Scritchfield


  • The Rooted Project
  • The Angry Chef

TED talks:

  • Food for Thought: How your belly controls your brain: Ruairi Robertson, TEDx Fulbright Santa Monica
  • Obsessed: My Addiction to Food and My Journey to Health: Diane Smith, TEDx Springfield
  • Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines: Sarah Hallberg,TEDx PurdueU

I hope this helps you, or someone you care for.

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