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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 25, 2019

June 21 - June 27, 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 Study Ties Some Dietary Supplements to Medical Harms in Children, Young Adults by S. Bryn Austin "on the U.S. market now, all but one of the over-the-counter pills or powders promising weight loss to consumers are marketed as dietary supplements. At the same time, no reputable physicians recommend that people use these products to lose or maintain weight. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics came out with a report a couple of years ago making clear that providers should discourage

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 24, 2019

June 14 - June 20, 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 My fat body is my own business by Stephanie Yeboah "We understand research has had negative impacts on community in the past, so we want to change that power imbalance. We want to have community direct the things that we do” https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fatphobia-female-friendships...​​​ ​Aboriginal health issues more than just skin deep by Helen Pitt "I think there’s a feistiness that drives my patient care and work in Indigenous health more broadly – I want to fight for the vulnerabl

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 23, 2019

June 7 - June 13, 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 New research hub promotes holistic approach to Indigenous well-being by Rachael Knowles "We understand research has had negative impacts on community in the past, so we want to change that power imbalance. We want to have community direct the things that we do” https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fatphobia-female-friendships...​​​ ​Fatphobia Is Ruining My Female Friendships by Mandy Cowley "I have attempted to unpack my own fatphobia, destigmatize the word “fat” and disengage from diet culture

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 22, 2019

May 31 - June 6, 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 I’m obese. I want a healthy lifestyle. But it’s often inaccessible to disabled people like me. by Pasquale Toscano "Our [disabled and fat] bodies are doubly a spectacle, not only because of our size but because we move and function differently in the world, two realities that mutually inform and magnify one another.” CW: weight centrism in the context of lived experience https://www.vox.com/first-person/2019/5/27/18638992... Watching Our Weight Could Be Killing Us by Virginia Heffernan “I

HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 21, 2019

May 24 - May 30, 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 My Trans Wife and Daughter Taught Me How to Finally Love My Body by Amanda Jetté Knox "the way I felt, filled with shame and self-loathing, is not the way I feel today. Today, I feel stronger. I am stronger.” https://www.oprahmag.com/life/a23455510/trans-family-body-confidence... Beyond Lip Service: Confronting Our Prejudices Against Higher-Weight Clients by Judith Matz “I’ve come to believe that the way we as therapists feel about our clients’ body size is not only a clinical concern, but

 

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