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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 4, 2019

January 18 - January 24, 2019 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs How to Make Kids Comfortable in Their Own Bodies by Melinda Wenner Moyer "encouraging kids and adolescents to lose weight or criticizing their weight incites negative self-perceptions and disordered eating.” https://slate.com/human-interest/2019/01/child-body-image-advice-weight-shaming... Q&A: Taking Nutrition Headlines with a Grain of Salt by Madeline Drexler “In the last five to 10 years, the academic literature in our field has been flooded with meta-analyses. The problem is th

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 3, 2019

January 11 - January 17, 2019 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs Healing alone: the story of a first-year doctor and a widower in hospital by Isabel Hanson and Safdar Ahmed "The proudest day of Grace’s life was graduating as a doctor. Then she began treating patients" https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/ng-interactive/2019/jan/15/the-proudest-day... Obesity, Poverty, and Health Inequality by Anthony Warner “The fear and revulsion that we have for people who are poor and fat comes from our unwillingness to accept that our own success is any

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 2, 2019

January 4 - January 10, 2019 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs How 'weight bias' is harming us all by Sara FL Kirk, Angela Alberga, Erin Cameron, Mary Forhan, and Shelly Russell-Mayhew. ”research evidence has firmly refuted the effectiveness of body shaming as a motivator for weight loss. In fact, it has the opposite effect, doing more harm than good.”CN: links to some ‘anti-obesity’ organizations that recognize the corrosive effect of weight stigma but refuse to accept that their aims and activities play a role in stigmatization by pathologizi

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 1, 2019

December 27 - January 3, 2019 As always, if you like what you read here, please support the original author by liking/sharing/following/up-voting/subscribing directly to their feed. Happy reading! Articles & Blogs It’s OK That I Don’t Drink. It’s Not OK That You Ask Why. by Beatriz Alegria ”The truth is that you don’t know what is happening in a person’s life when you decide to ask why someone doesn’t drink. A person can be sober for many different reasons....Sober people don’t owe you any explanation whatsoever for our perfectly valid choice.“ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sober-for-the-holidays... Managing Mental Wellness During Stressful Holiday Times: “Remind yourself that you are

 

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