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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 42, 2018

October 20, 2018

October 12 - October 18, 2018

 

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Never too much: Reflections on accessibility and fatness

by Gabrielle Hruska


“I had to leave the room, because I was about to explode with grief and anger. My mom was celebrating losing 10 pounds, because CANCER WAS EATING HER BODY. I was not angry with my mom. My mom is a victim of society. A society that tells us that we are worthless unless we are thin. And I say, “FUCK THAT”.”

 

https://healthateverysizeblog.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/the-haes-files-never-too-much-reflections-on-accessibility-and-fatness...

Why do so many women have a complex relationship with food?

by Alix Walker

 

“Even those of us who claim to have a completely healthy relationship with food will often, when pressed, have rules, routines and assumed associations with certain food types that are rarely backed by science.”

 

https://www.stylist.co.uk/life/recipes/why-do-so-many-women-have-a-complex-relationship...

Positive Body Image in Men

by Jessica Alleva

 

“when men feel positively about their body, they are also likely to experience greater well-being. Confirming other research more broadly, feeling good about our own body – not feeling negatively or ashamed – is related to better health.”

 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/mind-your-body/201810/positive-body-image-in-men...

A new trend in health care: the ‘nondiet dietitian’

by Cara Rosenbloom

 

“Focusing on wellness instead of weight is linked to people making better lifestyle choices, which can lower triglycerides; improve cholesterol; reduce rates of disordered eating, binge eating and emotional eating; and boost self-esteem and body image”

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/a-new-trend-in-health-care-the-nondiet...

9 Common Mistakes Parents Make About Their Kid’s Weight

by Judith Matz


“telling kids that d