Healthy Weight Week

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It is unfortunate that America’s definition of a healthy week is being skinny rail thin.  Alot of us will never be able to become this weight because we are all created differently.  Is there a time during the year that we can celebrate our true healthy weight?  Well there now is!  During January 20th thru 26th, 2013 is a week of celebrate of Healthy Weight week!  For over 20 years the Healthy Weight Network has celebrated a healthy diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems.  This is a time to accept your weight and be happy for your natural weight.

This year the Healthy Weight Network is giving a prestigious award called the Women’s Healthy Body Image Awards.  The award winners are:

  1. Award winning British singer Adele!  Adele is unapologetic about her weight and has been quoted saying “I’ve seen people where it rules their lives, how it wears them down. I don’t want that in my life.”  Be happy and healthy. I like looking nice, but I always put comfort over fashion. I make music to be a musician not to be on the cover of Playboy.”
  2. Dynamic speaker and self-esteem advocate – Nancy Redd who has written two books  Body Drama and Diet Drama which has redefine beauty for teen girls.  Ms. Redd discusses about her book Body Drama.  “I wrote Body Drama so that we could all acknowledge, understand, and celebrate the fact that every body is different, and no matter what size and shape you are, you deal with body drama, and you are not alone!”
  3. Prof. Moria Golan, Director of the Management of Eating Disorders, Hebrew University of Jerusalem developed interactive educational program to promoting positive self and body image among youth in Israel.  It is called In Favor of Myself .  “Participants learn to identify and counter prejudice and structures that contribute to body preoccupation. They role play, practice positive self-talk, resolve conflict and state their own opinions with confidence.” (quoted by Healthy Weight Network).

For further information about Healthy Weight Week check out the Healthy Weight Network website:  www.healthyweightnetwork.com .

If you would like to have your own Healthy Weight Meal Plan Consultation click to our website Living Healthy

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