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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 47, 2018

November 16 - November 22, 2018

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Articles & Blogs

White Supremacy, Colonialism, and Fatphobia are inherently tied to each other

by Hess Love

”Just as our society does not trust fat people, it does not trust Black people to speak about our marginalization as a phenomenon that lives within reason and logic.”


Leaky Brain, Leaky Gut: Are They Real?

by Harriet Hall

“‘Leaky brain’ gives functional medicine doctors the excuse to read unwarranted conclusions into non-standard lab tests and to play trial-and-error with patients on a long-term basis, experimenting with diet, lifestyle changes, and dietary supplements.”


To the newspaper that encouraged “discreetly” photographing fat airline passengers

by Your Fat Friend

"I am a fat passenger, and I will board a plane next week.I am the person your video is about.“


Mindful Eating: A Path to True Fitness

by Siobhan Colgan

“Fit, strong bodies come in all shapes and sizes,” she reminds us. “And the goal of mindful eating is to take the stress and confusion out of it and allow us to feel fully in charge of our eating instead.”


Time to come out: Hi, I’m Sarah, and I’m intersex

by Sarah Hendrica Bickerton

“including all parts of society (however messy and scary) is fundamentally important.”