No Weigh!: A Teen's Guide to Positive Body Image, Food, and Emotional Wisdom
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About the Author
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.
The journey through adolescence is made a bit easier in the hands of this trio of experts who share their wisdom about food, sleep, weight, texting, exercise, emotions and more. Teens (and their parents) are skillfully guided through this potential minefield by science-based, compassionate advice and with gentle humor laid out in short, easy-to-read chapters--with plenty of questions to invite reflection and space for teens to journal their responses.--Karen R. Koenig, author of seven books on eating and weight, including Helping Patients Outsmart Overeating
No Weigh! is a must-read for teens! This easy-to-read, informative book is sure to change lives.--Jenni Schaefer, author of Life Without Ed, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me, and Almost Anorexic
No Weigh! is a must-read for teens dealing with body image and self-esteem issues. This engaging and readable book boils down the science on how to really develop a healthy sense of self.--Kristina Saffran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Project HEAL
Practical, fun, funny and incredibly useful. Want to embrace your life and yourself? Dip in anywhere, and you'll get stuff you need - and want - to use. IMHO, there's no way to live without No Weigh!--Joe Kelly, Co-Founder, New Moon Girls and author of Dads and Daughters
No Weigh! is the resource I've wished for as a psychologist and eating disorder specialist for years! It is an accessible, easy-to-understand read for teens and parents. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants an affirming read for compassionately connecting with your body through the teen years.--Janean Anderson, Ph.D., CEDS, Licensed Psychologist, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, author of Recover Your Perspective, and host of The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
No Weigh! is a must-read for teens, and there are very few books currently on market like it. Written directly for teenagers, it hits on the major themes of adolescence such as nutrition and body concerns, sleep, and dealing with the ups and downs of emotions. This expert multi-disciplinary team engages the reader with quick chapters, case examples, interactive activities, while also adding in science and the input from experts from all over the country. This is a book that both kids and parents will love, and that schools will embrace.--Bonnie Altman, PsyD., School Psychologist, New York City
No Weigh! Should be on every middle and high school's required reading list! Authors Darpinian, Sterling, and Aggarwal have created an easy-to-digest, fun, and interactive workbook that addresses core concerns for teens - stress, sleep, nutrition, and body image. This book is sure to be a hit with teens everywhere.--Casey Crosbie, RD, CSSD, Program Director at The Healthy Teen Project, Los Altos, CA and co-author of How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder: A Simple, Plate-by-Plate Approach to Rebuilding a Healthy Relationship with Food.