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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 37, 2018

September 14, 2018

September 7 - September 13, 2018

 

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Articles & Blogs

 

Opinion: Are We Being Misled About Precision Medicine?

by Liz Szabo

 

“Hospitals promote their precision-medicine programs by showcasing the stories of long-term survivors. Companies that sell the tests that look for mutations ...highlight only the best-case scenarios.Against this backdrop of hope and desperation, how are patients supposed to make informed decisions?”

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/11/opinion/cancer-genetic-testing-precision-medicine.html

Body Positive Fitness in Hong Kong

by Liv Magazine

 

“I don’t care if you think running will make my calves “manly” or if you want to “compliment” me on my weight loss – just assume that my body is not your business.”

 

http://liv-magazine.com/body-positive-fitness-hong-kong/?utm_sq=fv2fbk7v6d

 

 Nutritional Minutiae Doesn't Really Matter As Much As We Think It Does

by Robyn. The Real Life RD

 

“if your food choices are causing you more stress, isolating you from social situations, disconnecting you emotionally, not satisfying your tastebuds and cravings, or leaving you feeling chaotic and out of control around certain foods…your food choices are not healthy at all”

 

https://www.thereallife-rd.com/2018/05/nutritional-minutiae-does-not-matter/

 Why #morethanmybody is Important – Recap from Love Your Body Week

by Fumi Somehara

 

“You will have “good” days and “meh” days when it comes to how you feel, see and think about your body.That’s a very normal, human thing.”

 

https://dancersdontdiet.com/2018/09/10/why-morethanmybody-is-important-recap-from-love-your-body-week/

Why Your Desk Job Is So Damn Exhausting

by Brian Resnick

 

“In some people, physical activity is fatiguing...But in other people, it is energizing”

 

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/9/5/17818170/work-fatigue-exhaustion...

 So You Put a Plus-Size Model on the Runway, Now What?

by Amanda Mull

 

“A closer look at the actual obstacles to expanded [fashion and high end clothing] sizing is revealing, though, as is a close look at who’s finally stepping up to solve them”</