No Weigh! A Teen’s Guide to Positive Body Image, Food, and Emotional Wisdom – Book Review



No Weigh!! by Signe Darpinian, Wendy Sterling, and Shelley Aggarwal
Expected publication by Jessica Kingsley Publishers on July 19, 2018
Genres: Teens & YA, Non-fiction, Lifestyle

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?

As both a teen (for one more year at least) and someone who has struggled with body image, food, and emotions, I found this book to be wonderful. It was short, easy to understand, and loaded with helpful advice that I wish I had gotten when I was just beginning my teenage years.

No Weigh! broke down body image, food, and emotion to find where struggles with these subjects come from. Not only did it break these things down scientifically, but it gave both specific and generalized examples to help the reader understand the point the authors are trying to get across.

This book also gave a lot of exercises for the reader to do to help deal with some of the struggles that come along with being a teen. These give the reader a real life way to begin dealing with issues in a positive and constructive way.

I honestly think that this book is going to be able to help a lot of people, and what is amazing about it is it is not geared towards a certain gender or age: it is all inclusive. Give it to any teen and they will come out of reading it with new skills to help them through navigating the teen years.

I am going to give No Weigh! five out of five hearts.