Health At Every Size & Obesity: My Thoughts

2011 to 2014

Every few weeks, I will receive an email, comment, or if I’m lucky, a message from a blocked sender, that accuses LBEB of being a brand that promotes the acceptance of “Health At Every Size”, or HAES. HAES, as the name suggests, is a newer movement that aims to promote the idea that health and wellness can be achieved at any size, and the HAES movement is one that promotes acceptance of all body sizes, with the aim of discouraging discrimination, based on size. Here is what HAES is, in their own words:

Let’s face facts. We’ve lost the war on obesity. Fighting fat hasn