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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 33, 2018

August 17, 2018

August 12 - 16, 2018

 

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Can Television Destroy Diet Culture?
by Sophie Gilbert
 
“If Dietland is symbolic of larger body-positivity movements outside the show, Insatiable...is a timely reminder of how popular culture has always treated larger bodies” 
 
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/08/dietland-insatiable-body-positivity-television/567116/
The benefits of banishing bad body talk
by Evelyn Lewin
 
“Every time you read or see something that makes you feel bad about your body, remove the source and replace it with one that makes you feel good. The more diverse images of bodies we see, the better equipped we are to love and accept our own bodies” 
 
https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/the-benefits-of-banishing-bad-body-talk-20180808-p4zwas.html
What is Diet Culture?​
by Christy Harrison
 
“What exactly is diet culture? It's a term that gets thrown around in anti-diet spaces without a lot of unpacking, but it's incredibly important to understand so that we can recognize how it's showing up in our lives and fight back.”
 
https://christyharrison.com/blog/what-is-diet-culture

Comedian Hannah Gadsby Is Going To Make You A Better Leader​

by Dolly Chugh

 

“One of the most supportive things we can do for someone is to bear witness to their pain, even when we can not take it away” 

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/dollychugh/2018/07/11/hannah-gadsby-is-going-to-make-you-a-better-leader/#158d283f37d3

A Sociologist Examines The “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism

by Katy Waldman

 

“White people cling to the notion of racial innocence, a form of weaponized denial that positions black people as the “havers” of race and the guardians of racial knowledge. Whiteness, on the other hand, scans as invisible, default, a form of racelessness”

 

https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/a-sociologist-examines-the-white-fragility-that-prevents-white-americans-from-confronting-racism