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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 48, 2018

November 23 - November 29, 2018

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Articles & Blogs

Many eating disorders start as a healthy eating regime

by Michelle McDonagh

”There is such secrecy around eating disorders and partners speak of treading on egg shells and of silence in the relationship. They are afraid to talk about it because they don’t want to upset their partner.”


People Need to Stop Policing What I Eat Because of My Body Size

by Lora Grady

“People like you take power away from women like me all the time. You dish out praise a little bit at a time, only to blindside us with criticism about our bodies.”


Following your gut: The Eating Instinct explores why food choices are so fraught

by Wency Leung

"Taking the nutritional value of food and extrapolating that into how we feel about our bodies and about our worth as people is a really, really dicey game.”


The weight-loss industry is trying to rebrand itself as the 'wellness' industry

by Jennifer Bowden

“It’s time we stopped worshipping the thin ideal at any cost and instead respected the diversity of sizes and shapes in the community. Anyone can eat intuitively and find enjoyable ways to keep active, irrespective of their size.”


Nutrition: Weight discrimination can impact people in all areas of their lives

by Leeann Weintraub

“One would think that the convening of top nutrition experts from across the country would foster discussion on diets and weight...In fact, one session at FNCE...laid out the complexity of the contrasting approaches to health and weight.”