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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 3, 2018

January 22, 2018

January 15-21, 2018

 

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Articles and Blogs

 

Psychology behind the unfunny consequences of jokes that denigrate

by Thomas Ford

 

‘Psychology research suggests that disparagement humor is far more than “just a joke.” Regardless of its intent.’

https://theconversation.com/psychology-behind-the-unfunny-consequences-of-jokes-that-denigrate-63855

More Minnesota women are ditching diets: 'Weight loss is not a goal for me'

in StarTribune

 

“It’s a radical act to make people come to grips with the stereotypes they have about fat people — that they’re lazy, not pretty, not stylish. I am not those things.”

 

http://www.startribune.com/more-minnesota-women-resist-diets-weight-loss-is-not-a-goal-for-me/469407003/

 CVS bans photo manipulation for store beauty brands, will place alert label on others
in USA Today

 

“the decision reflects an acknowledgment that "unrealistic body images" are "a significant driver of health issues," especially among women. About 80% of the chain's customers are women.” 

 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2018/01/15/cvs-photo-manipulation-ban/1029616001/

 All Diets Are A Lie.

Here's Why.

by Cara Carin Cifelli

 

“No matter what size we are, our fulfillment in life isn’t a function of gaining or losing weight.”

 

https://www.recoverywarriors.com/all-diets-lie/

 Unless you’ve got an actual PhD, no one cares about your phony anti-fat ‘medical advice’

by Miranda Larbi

 

‘The fact is that not all fat people are unhealthy, but even if they are, it’s not anyone’s business but their own, and they deserve to exist without a constant barrage of unsolicited concern trolling.’

 

http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/14/unless-got-actual-phd-no-one-cares-phony-anti-fat-medical-advice-7228015/

To plus size women who can not yet name their bodies.

by Your Fat Friend

 

This is breathtaking.

 

https://medium.com/@thefatshadow/to-plus-size-women-who-can-not-yet-name-their-bodies-a2fc59c08716​