A YWM2019 Message: “No Matter What, Everyone is Welcome”
in OAC Blog on May 31, 2019

OAC Community Member Jaime Fivecoat shares why she attends the OAC’s Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO every year. She comes for the education and stays for the experience — and the inclusiveness that connects her with other people who get it. Join Jaime at YWM2019 this summer in Tampa, August 1-3, by registering now!

NOW ONLINE: Read the OAC’s Spring Issue of Weight Matters Magazine!
in OAC Blog on May 24, 2019

The OAC’s spring 2019 issue of Weight Matters Magazine, our most popular educational resource, has been posted online in our Community. Check it out today to learn about OAC’s Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO taking place this summer, the benefits of neighborhood fitness groups, adding zesty berries to your diet and the relationship between obesity and kidney health.

Tackle the Mental Health Component of Weight Control at YWM2019
in OAC Blog on May 22, 2019

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. Rachel Goldman, PhD, FTOS and Presenter at YWM2019, gives you an inside look at how this year’s Convention will address mental health, obesity and weight control. After all, we take your total health picture into consideration and give you the tools to find lasting success.

Weight Bias in the Media: Community Member Pamela Jones Speaks Out
in OAC Blog on May 13, 2019

OAC Community Member Pamela Jones, a civil rights lawyer, tells us why she signed OAC’s recent letter to NBC officials after a stigmatizing episode of ‘The Tonight Show.’ Hear Pamela’s words of wisdom and take action this May to help OAC educate the media on how to appropriately represent obesity!