Dr. Lisa N. Folden is a North Carolina licensed physical therapist, NASM certified behavior change specialist and Anti-diet Health & Body Image Coach. She also owns Healthy Phit Physical Therapy & Wellness Consultants in Charlotte, NC.

As a body positive women’s health expert and health at every size (HAES®️) ambassador, Dr. Folden assists women seeking healthier lifestyles. Her weight-neutral approach encourages intuitive eating, body acceptance and breaking up with toxic diet culture.

Dr. Lisa is a mom of three, published author and speaker who understands the complex needs of the modern busy woman and mom. Therefore, her goal is to see as many people as possible living their best lives without worrying about their weight!

A regular contributor to articles on topics related to physical therapy, health, wellness, self-care, motherhood, body image and fat-friendly healthcare, Dr. Folden has had the distinct honor of being featured in Oprah Magazine, Shape Magazine, Livestrong, Bustle and several other publications. Additionally, she is a member of the National Association of Black Physical Therapists, the Association of Size Diversity & Health, The KNOW Women, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and serves as an expert panelist for H.E.R. Health Collective (2021-2022).

Website: https://www.healthyphit.com/

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Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia by Sabrina Strings

Health and Every Size by Dr. Linda Bacon.

Body of Truth by Harriet Brown