The Unpacking Weight Science Podcast has two parts: the audio podcast, and the Supporting Materials.
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Episode 1: Stuck in a Weight-Centric Operating System
Why is it that everyone seems to be pushing a weight-centric agenda? Weight centrism is a cultural norm, medical behemoth, and capitalist bonanza. This podcast delves into the forces that bind us externally and internally, to weight centrism.
Episode 2: Demystifying Definitions, De-myth-defying Assumptions
This episode discusses the two main myths that perpetuate weight loss encouragement as well as the terms, weight centric, weight neutral, lifestyle intervention and concern troll.
Episode 3: How We Got Here: BMI Meets Death
A history of the development of the BMI (including how 'obesity' ended up on child growth charts), how we discovered there was a relationship with weight and death, and how a few powerful men gifted us the weight-centrism we have today.