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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 12, 2018

March 18 - 24, 2018

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How ‘before and after’ photographs promote unattainable body ideals

by Jenny Cole

"A weight inclusive approach, which views health as multifaceted and not defined by one’s weight, is a more effective, and more ethical, way to promote health.”


https://theconversation.com/how-before-and-after-photographs-promote-unattainable-body-ideals-93096

How Obesity Became a Disease, and, as a consequence, how weight loss became an industry

by Harriet Brown


"obesity doesn’t fit the definition of a medical disease. It has no symptoms, and it’s not always harmful—in fact, for some people in some circumstances, it’s been known to be protective rather than destructive.”


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