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156: Fatness in Indian Culture


In this episode, Kimmie Singh shares her experience of the intersection of fatness in Indian culture. She shares her experience of eating disorder recovery and going to school to become a registered dietitian while being a higher weight person. She shares particular critiques of eating disorder treatment that can be more culturally sensitive as well as sharing ways Indian culture might move toward compassion for folks in various sizes.

Kimmie Singh is a fat Registered Dietitian based in New York City. She completed her Master of Science in Nutrition at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her Dietetic Internship from The City University of New York-Hunter College. Kimmie is an associate at LK Nutrition, a Health at Every Size private practice that supports clients who are trying to heal their relationship with food and body. She also presents and consults on weight stigma in dietetics and dietetics training. Kimmie is a believer in kindness, compassion, and the power of advocacy.

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