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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 19, 2018

May 13, 2018

May 6 - 12, 2018

 

To celebrate 'International No Diet Day' month (May), Health Not Diets online courses are on special!

 

Unpacking Weight Science $20 off (RRP $59AUD)

Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/SKZK

 

Non-Diet Approach for Dietitians $45 off (RRP $195AUD)

Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/VRFQ

 

Enter 'NODIET' at checkout to apply discount

 

Australians can also get $5 off my books:

The Non-Diet Approach Guidebook for Dietitians for $40  

The Non-Diet Approach Guidebook for Psychologists & Counsellors for $45 (including postage)

Order books via email: fiona@healthnotdiets.com

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Articles and Blogs
 

 

Bias and Discrimination Keep Women With Higher Body Weights Away from the Doctor- Drexel Study

by Frank Otto

 

“We’re talking about a vulnerable population and we’re putting them at a greater risk,” Mensinger said. “We need to be aware of these system-level problems that are keeping people from going to appointments that would be saving lives.”

 

http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2018/April/Bias-Keeping-Women-With-Higher-Weights-Away-from-Doctor-Offices/

You Don't Give a Damn About My Health Or Gabourey's: On Fatphobia and Faux Concern

by Creighton Leigh

 

“I was the sickest I had ever been in my life. Ironically, everyone I knew couldn’t help but tell me how wonderful I looked... I lost pounds & inches each week. I also lost hair & teeth. The complications from pregnancy....had damned near killed me.”

 

https://www.voixnoire.com/single-post/2017/03/10/You-Dont-Give-a-Damn-About-My-Health-Or-Gaboureys-On-Fatphobia-and-Faux-Concern

University of Twitter? Scientists give impromptu lecture critiquing nutrition research

by Kelly Crowe

 

“The hardest conclusion to accept here is that when it comes to common nutritional exposures — tea, coffee, chocolate, alcohol — we may have to make decisions ...using common sense and not bad epi [epidemiology]."

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/second-opinion-alcohol180505-1.4648331

The Subtle Sexism Of Your Open Plan Office

by Katherine Schwab

 

‘The researchers found that many women became hyper-aware of being constantly watched and their appearance constantly evaluated; multiple women told them that “there isn’t anywhere that you don’t feel watched.”’

 

https://www.fastcodesign.com/90170941/the-subtle-sexism-of-your-open-plan-office

Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

by Jessie Hirsch

 

“a new study shows that many of the top-selling powders and drinks may contain concerning levels of heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead, and toxins like bisphenol A (BPA)”