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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 44, 2018

October 26 - November 1, 2018

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Articles & Blogs

‘We’re setting whānau up to fail’: rethinking the Māori approach to obesity

by Leonie Hayden

“He hopes that more healthcare practitioners will move away from the ‘personal responsibility’ narrative and the biomedical model, and frame the message in terms of relationships.”


Your poo is (mostly) alive. Here's what's in it

by Vincent Ho

Know your sh!t 😃


Reading (and Understanding) Scientific Literature Isn’t Easy. Here’s a Guide to Help.

by Brenda Wingfield

“In a world full of half truths, simplistic and misleading summaries, and outright “fake news,” being able to read and engage with scientific literature can be a powerful weapon.”


The Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger Language of Dieting

by Amanda Mull

“If people internalize the idea that changing your body should be as simple and necessary as cleaning up old files on your laptop, then the stakes for those who don’t or can’t do it could easily become even more severe.”


Rubella is officially eradicated from Australia

by Rose Brennan

“WHO has given Australia the eradication status because all spread of rubella can now be traced back to imported cases with no ongoing outbreaks that have lasted longer than 12 months.”