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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 52, 2018

December 21 - December 27, 2018

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Articles & Blogs

Lonely bodies are hungry for more than turkey

by Fay Bound Alberti

”Food has enormous emotional significance because it links people with the past, the present and the future; it creates a framework of belonging and resilience and it provides an antidote to loneliness.”


A smile doesn’t hide your weight bias

by Diana

“the message of the importance of not perpetuating weight bias was lost when all the healthcare professionals were still delivering the message to their patients that they should lose weight.”

CW: some weight centrism at the end unfortunately!


Maybe this is the Christmas we quit the 'fat chat' about our bodies

by Kasey Edwards

"In a world that trains us to mistrust and hate our bodies, it is a bold act to see our bodies for what they really are: our best friend, our constant companions, the only way we are alive. How about this Christmas we treat them with the love and gratitude they deserve?”


How to Navigate Triggering Conversations During the Holiday Season

by Vincci Tsui

“it’s not a bad thing to make someone feel uncomfortable with your response because what you’re actually doing is giving them feedback that what they did made you feel uncomfortable, and...this might be the first time that this person is receiving that feedback.”


Navigating the Holidays With An Eating Disorder

By Josée Sovinsky

“here is a list of strategies for navigating the holidays with an eating disorder, inspired by my brilliant clients.”