This web page provides links to resources written by Linda Bacon and discussions of Linda’s research, organized by media type. For other voices on Health at Every Size®, check out the HAES Community Resources and ASDAH’s resource page. You can view resources by topic here. Additional resources can be found on the excerpts and downloads page of Linda’s book, Health at Every Size. Click on the + signs for expanded listings. This is a downloadable page summarizing Linda’s resources, for easy distribution.

Featured Resources

Here is Linda’s expanded biography, and here is the introduction to her book, Health at Every Size, and links to additional excerpts and downloads on a wide variety of topics. Her most popularly accessed publication is Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift, in Nutrition Journal, 2011, a literature review that has up-ended thinking about weight. Other popularly accessed resources include the HAES Manifesto, Intuitive Eating for People with Diabetes: Enjoy your Food, Respect your Body, in Diabetes Self-Management Magazine, December 2010, and Reflections on Fat Acceptance: Lessons Learned from Privilege, an essay based on a keynote speech delivered at the conference of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, August 1, 2009. A sampling of her popular-media bylines includes: Discover Magazine, The Contrarian; Huffington Post, Everyone Knows Obesity Is Hurting Us, But Is the Fight Against Obesity the Problem?, and the ASDAH healthateverysizeblog, Fat Stigma – Not Fat – is the Real Enemy. You can watch Linda’s videos for people trying to lose weight (transcript) and for health professionals concerned about obesity (transcript). And Linda encourages all to sign the public HAES Pledge, and to make use of the HAES Community Resources.

Peer-Reviewed Research

Due to copyright restrictions, only the first article in this section is downloadable. (Resources in other sections are freely accessible.)

Bacon, L., & Aphramor, L. Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift, Nutrition Journal, 2011, 10(9).

Bacon, L, VanLoan M , Stern JS, Keim N. Size Acceptance and Intuitive Eating Improve Health for Obese Female Chronic Dieters. Journal of American Dietetic Association.2005;105:929-936.

Bacon L, VanLoan M , Stern JS, Keim N. Low Bone Mass in Premenopausal Chronic Dieting Obese Women.European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2004; 58, 966-971.

Bacon, L., Tales of Mice and Leptin: False Promises and New Hope in Weight Control. Healthy Weight Journal, 2003;17(2):24-27.

Bacon, L., Keim, N.L., Van Loan, M.D., Derricote, M., Gale, B, Kazaks, A., and Stern, J.S., Evaluating a “Non-diet” Wellness Intervention for Improvement of Metabolic Fitness, Psychological Well-Being and Eating and Activity Behaviors. International Journal of Obesity, 2002; 26(6), 854-865.

Stern JS, Bacon L, Keim NL, Van Loan MD. Osteoporosis In Premenopausal Chronic Dieting Obese Women.9th International Congress of Obesity, 2002; Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Bacon L, Keim NL, Van Loan MD, Stern JS. Evaluation Of A Non-Diet Wellness Program For Obese Women. 9th International Congress of Obesity, 2002. Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Bacon, L., A. Kazaks, B. Gale, M. Derricote, P. Morel, N. L. Keim, J. S. Stern, and M. D. Van Loan, Observed Osteopoenia or Osteoporosis in Obese Women. Obesity Research, 2000;8 (Suppl 1): 126S.