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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 10, 2018

March 11, 2018

March 4-10, 2018

 

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Articles and Blogs
 

Brisbane mum designs cycling gear for curvy women

by Amy Mitchell-Whittington

 

"Brisbane mother and recent cycling convert Barbara Spooner was disheartened when she first went scouting for cycling gear [so she] decided to take the matter into her own hands and create an outfit that suited women with curves."

 

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/brisbane-mum-designs-cycling-gear-for-curvy-women-20180301-p4z2et.html

What Does Intuitive Eating Mean?

by Aaron Flores

 

"Intuitive eating is challenging and can difficult to understand. It’s completely opposite of how we’ve been taught to think about food. It’s not black or white, it’s gray, nuanced and there is no one “right way” which is why it can be so confusing."

 

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/blog/what-does-intuitive-eating-mean

Take Your Daughter to the Movies, Not to Weight Watchers

by Jennifer Weiner

 

“what I know for sure is this: I wish I had treated my body with love and respect....and insisted that the world needed to expand its views of what was acceptable much more than I needed to shrink.” 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/03/opinion/sunday/oprah-winfrey-teens-weight-watchers.html

Eating Disorders & the Scourge of Perfectionism

by Amanda Robins

 

"But girls with anorexia are not people who have just taken their dieting too far. They are not malingering. They are suffering from a pernicious mental illness that can take over their lives and the lives of those who love them."

 

https://www.amandarobinspsychotherapy.com.au/articles/2017/9/14/bmpbldkypjpdtjffje0gh29s2znbd6

Social Cleansing and the End of the Obesity Epidemic

by Charlotte Cooper

 

“The [World Health Organisation] reproduces the idea that fat people can only ever be passive and grateful service users, not in the driving seat of our own lives. It is patronising, arrogant, about maintaining thin privilege, power and status.”

 

http://obesitytimebomb.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/social-cleansing-and-end-of-obesity.html

The Jane Brody Problem

by Harriet Brown

 

“Ultimately the trouble with Jane Brody and others like her [is that] they’ve taken their own culturally formed aesthetic preferences for medical truths and insist on inflicting them on the rest of us under the guise of health.”

 

https://medium.com/@HarrietBrown/the-jane-brody-problem-79f699a63b9