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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 45, 2018

November 2 - November 8, 2018

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Articles & Blogs

I Quit My Job Because of Chronic Illness

by Lisa Marie Basile

“The sick body is at odds with many things—itself, for one, the people who exist around it, and society’s endless demands.”


The curious case of the missing workplace teaspoons

by Peta King

“This type of data collection provides a simple example of what makes a good longitudinal study.”


The Body Positive Skincare Trend is Driven By Women's Fear of Aging

by Sangeeta Singh

"Beauty is a business that has always thrived by fostering women’s insecurities. In 2018, companies are using the language of self-care and empowerment to sell products that target women’s fear of aging. Lately, that has proved more profitable than selling shame.”


‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’ Changes the Rules for Who Gets to Eat on TV

by Jenny G. Zhang

“for many viewers, the existence of that [food TV] fantasy is propped up by an underlying tension: the tangled relationship between food, weight, and self worth.”


What If You Changed The Way That You Viewed Self-Destructive Behaviors?

by Jennifer Rollin

“Ultimately, you can find more life-affirming ways to get your needs met, gradually putting your eating disorder (or addiction, self harm, etc) out of a job.”