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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 43, 2018

October 19 - October 25, 2018

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Articles & Blogs

Superfoods like acai and goji berries are popular, but what makes them 'super', and are they worth your money?

by Tegan Taylor

“throwing "super" labels on food reinforces the myth that eating healthily is expensive, and that a single food can be enough to compensate for an otherwise unhealthy diet or lifestyle"


14 Things Your Loved One With An Eating Disorder Wants You To Know (But Is Afraid To Tell You)

by Lisette Hoschek

“Eating disorders are prevalent, complicated, and often stigmatized. People struggling with them typically have difficulty speaking up and expressing their needs directly."


What to do about trolling, beyond “just letting it go”

by Your Fat Friend

“Even with the best intentions, responding to trolling with just let it go renounces any responsibility to combat this troubling, pervasive phenomenon. It makes us complicit in the spread of trolling, tacitly allowing it by insisting that it has become a fact of life that simply cannot be helped."


The food supplement that ruined my liver

by Jim McCants

“at least 80 cases of liver injury linked to green tea supplements have been reported around the world, ranging from lassitude and jaundice to cases requiring liver transplants.


Choosing a dietitian – do some research first

by Terrille Bruere

“to work in areas that involve change in peoples lives or emotional or mental health concerns you need both post graduate training and a commitment to ongoing self reflective practice.”