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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 30, 2018

July 22 - 28, 2018

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Articles and Blogs

8 Signs Of A High-Functioning Eating Disorder

by Lauren Schumacker

“asking yourself the question of how much of an impact your eating, food, and body image are having on you in terms of mental energy can be important in helping you determine if you should seek help or not.”


The proposal to weigh kids at school is misguided

by Kasey Edwards

“If these researchers want to come anywhere near our children, they need to come with more than a 50-year track record of failure.”

(There are links to two petitions about this below under 'shareables')


Study: Healthy obese people don't face increased death risk

by Allan Cone

“hundreds of thousands of people in North America alone with metabolically healthy obesity will be told to lose weight when it's questionable how much benefit they'll actually receive."


There is No Such Thing as a Normal Body: Celebrating Your Body in the Face of Fatphobia

by Gillian Brown

“the most powerful act of protest and resistance that we can make against fatphobia is to stand up and shamelessly celebrate our bodies.”


A psychiatrist reveals the ugly toll 'clean eating' is having on young women

by Olivia Petter

“At best, clean eating is nonsense dressed up as health advice. At worst, it is embraced by those with underlying psychological difficulties and used to justify an increasingly restrictive diet — with potentially life-threatening results”