In this TEDxTalk, Golda Poretsky busts myths about the relationship between weight and health and to prove, based on research, that health (and body-love) comes in every size.
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Golda’s struggles with weight and body image started early.
She went on her first diet at age four when kids in nursery school started calling her fat.
And for the next 24 years, she tried every diet imaginable until she realized she could make a different choice — accepting her body and treating it well.
For 24 years, Golda tried every diet imaginable until she realized she could make a different choice — accepting her body and treating it well — and has since dedicated herself to helping others take the same journey.
In 2008, Golda founded Body Love Wellness, a program designed for plus-sized women who are fed up with dieting and want support to stop obsessing about food and weight.
Her Health At Every Size based programs and activism work have been featured on CBS’s The Early Show, ABC’s Nightline, NBC’s LX New York and in Time Out New York.
She is the author of Stop Dieting Now: 25 Reasons To Stop and 25 Ways To Heal and has organized and hosted major body positive online events, including The Body Love Revolutionaries Telesummit and the HAES Master Class.
Golda Poretsky is a Contributing Writer for Everyday Feminism. She’s a certified holistic health counselor and founder of Body Love Wellness, a program designed for plus-sized women who are fed up with dieting and want support to stop obsessing about food and weight. To learn more about Golda and her work, go to www.bodylovewellness.com. Follow her on Twitter at @bodylovewellnes.