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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 19, 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)

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

Book here:

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)

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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.”


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.”


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]."


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.”’