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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 1, 2018

January 1-7, 2018


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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

In this weeks media round-up we have a bunch of articles to share which push back against weight-loss resolutions, and a mini-rant about news sources advertising weight loss products under the guise of 'news' ARGH!

1. From Kristina Bruce:

“The BMI chart was developed by mathematician, astronomer and statistician. NOT a doctor. Not anyone in the health field. By a dude who liked math and applied it to study human physical characteristics and social aptitudes. So there's that.”

https://www.kristinabruce.com/blog/2017/12/12/why-i-will-never-refer-to-someone-as-overweight-or-obese-again

2. From Michelle Vina-Baltsas via Medium:

“I want to be very clear about something. If you are looking to make 2018 the year where you finally end chronic yo-yo dieting, joining Weight Watchers or any other weight loss program will not help you achieve that goal.”

https://medium.com/@michellevinabaltsas/dont-be-another-weight-watchers-victim-961d4a44c80f

3. From me as I've finally joined the rest of the world on Instagram (!):