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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 11, 2018

March 18, 2018

March 11-17, 2018

 

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Articles and Blogs
 

Food Values vs. Food Rules

by Adina Pearson

 

"If food has been a struggle for you, if you’ve lost trust in your ability to eat well, food rules can make you feel safe. Temporarily. Just like diets, though, soon they become burdensome and difficult to manage” 

 

http://healthylittleeaters.com/food-values-vs-food-rules/

The Secret to a Longer Life? Don’t Ask These Dead Longevity Researchers

by Pagan Kennedy

 

“My travels in the obituary section convinced me that the more esoteric personal choices — and diets based on the latest scientific findings — have far less of an effect on our own health than we may think.” 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/09/opinion/sunday/longevity-pritikin-atkins.html

My body positive social media strategy

by Ivy Felicia

 

"social media does not have to be a negative force in our lives. It can be a tool that we use for our good and the good of others.” 
 

http://www.memybodyandlove.com/my-body-positive-social-media-strategy/

My Doctor Fat-Shamed Me — And I’m Not the Only One

by Marie Southard Ospina

 

"Before jumping into an automatic conversation about weight...doctors “can ask permission...to discuss what [a patient’s] experience of living in a larger body has been like, [if] they are engaging in harmful behaviors (i.e. dieting or other risk behaviors).”

 

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/my-doctor-fat-shamed-me

The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community
by George Monbiot

 

“...when isolated people who have health problems are supported by community groups and volunteers, the number of emergency admissions to hospital falls spectacularly.”

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/21/town-cure-illness-community-frome-somerset-isolation

15 Charming Illustrations That Fight Fatphobia With Doodles And Flowers

by Alanna Vagianos

 

“In her illustrated series called "Glorifying Obesity," the [artist, Rachele Cateyes] expresses how she feels about those who shame, harass and bully obese people for being fat.”

 

https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/15-charming-illustrations-that-fight-fatphobia-with-doodles-and-flowers_us_560d8ac2e4b0768127013521