Health and weight

Health At Every Size (HAES): A new paradigm for weight:

Health At Every Size (HAES): A new paradigm for weight

There are many factors to consider when examining the relationship between weight and health. There is a discrepancy between what is regarded by the media and the community to represent the ‘ideal’ body type and the level at which excess weight provides a significant health risk. Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) maintains that, for people at moderate levels of overweight, the dangers of excessive dieting, poor body image and eating disorders far outweigh the majority of physical health concerns.

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