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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 13, 2018

April 1, 2018

March 25 - 30, 2018

 

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Plus-size male models recreate a Calvin Klein ad to make a point about fashion’s other size issue

by Rachel Lubitz

 

"We exist and we are constituted by many different things. Whether big, tall or simply fall outside of the worlds standards, we are all handsome and worthy.”

 

https://mic.com/articles/188476/plus-size-male-models-recreate-a-calvin-klein-ad-to-make-a-point-about-fashions-other-size-issue

Breaking My Childhood Body Shame: How I Learned to Love My Body Enough To Listen To It

by Elliott DeLine

 

"The more comfortable I am with myself, the less I expect things of others’ bodies as well. This is what I wish my parents, and some of my aunts and uncles, had worked on before they decided to have children."

 

https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/magazine/when-we-learned-to-hate-them-undoing-body-shame-we-learned-in-our-youth/

Weight Gain Is Normal When You Become BoPo

by Virgie Tovar

 

"Being thin is not about loving yourself more than fat people do.  Being thin is not a product of morally superior habits.  Being thin is not evidence of mind-body alignment.”

 

https://ravishly.com/weight-gain-is-normal-when-you-become-bopo

Anti Diet Riot Club: the body-positivity meetings taking on ‘diet culture’

by Lizzy Dening

 

“The club hopes to create “a supportive space for people to explore (and critique if need be) all the topics surrounding body acceptance” via a variety of events, from BoPo life drawing to yoga for all sizes.” 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2018/mar/25/anti-diet-riot-club-the-body-positivity-meetings-taking-on-diet-culture

The Made-Up Story About How Big Sugar Shifted the Blame to Fat

by David Merrit Johns and Gerald M Oppenheimer

 

"the real enemies in modern nutrition are hyperbole and oversimplification.”


CW: some weight centric content

 

https://slate.com/technology/2018/03/big-sugar-isnt-to-blame-for-steering-us-away-from-fat.html

‘Clean eating’ trend has eating disorder specialists concerned

by Leslie Young

 

“if you spend all your time worrying about what you’re eating, and anxious about it, and afraid of food, that deprives you of one of life’s important pleasures and reduces your quality of life.”