Author: Abby Ellin

Abby Ellin is an award-winning journalist, former columnist for the New York Times, and author of Teenage Waistland: A Former Fat Kid Weighs in On Living Large, Losing Weight and How Parents Can (and Can’t) Help. Her work has appeared in a range of publications, including The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, ABC News, The Daily Beast, The Village Voice, Marie Claire, More, Self, Glamour, and Spy (RIP). But her greatest claim to fame is naming “Karamel Sutra” ice cream for Ben and Jerry's.

Co-published with Everyday Health. Some families have taken to unorthodox methods to finance hope.

Co-published with Fortune. As New York City limits Airbnb rentals, the cottage industries that serviced them has been hit particularly hard.

Co-published with the The New York ObserverAdvocates for overweight Americans see wellness programs as thinly veiled fat discrimination.

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