Friday, September 7
EAST BAY BOOKSELLERS welcomes Shelley Agarwal, MD, Wendy Sterling, and Signe Darpinian, LMFT, CEDS to discuss their book of No Weigh!: A Teen's Guide To Positive Body Image, Food and Emotional Wisdom, on Friday, September 7th at 7pm.
This workbook has everything you need to achieve connected eating, body positivity and balanced exercise. It will help you stay well informed about how bodies change emotionally and physically in the teen years, and why good nutrition is critical for growth and development. It debunks any myths about diets and 'forbidden' foods and also gives you the tools and strategies to avoid potential triggers of disordered eating. No Weigh A Teen's Guide to Positive Body Image, Food, and Emotional Wisdom will help you develop a lifelong healthy relationship with your food. We eat every day, so why not eat with pleasure, joy and happiness?
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ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Shelley Aggarwal, MD worked with the Stanford Division of Adolescent Medicine for several years and is an expert in adolescent health and eating disorders. She is currently the Medical Director of the Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall Medical Clinic. Wendy Sterling, registered dietitian, is an expert in eating disorders as well as the team nutritionist for the Oakland A's. Wendy has also been a consultant for the Golden State Warriors and was the former dietitian for the NY Jets. Signe Darpinian is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) as well as a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS). Signe treats eating disorders and is a public speaker at renowned institutions such as Pinterest Headquarters.