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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 5, 2019

January 25 - January 31, 2019

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Articles & Blogs

When Do You Know You Are Emotionally Mature? 26 Suggestions

by The School Of Life

"You learn to forgive yourself for your errors and foolishness. You realise the unfruitful self-absorption involved in simply flogging yourself for past misdeeds. You become more of a friend to yourself. Of course you’re an idiot, but you’re still a loveable one, as we all are.”


People with mental illness don’t need more talk

by Philip Moscovitch

“Asking people with mental illness to reduce stigma by telling their stories potentially exposes them to more discrimination.”


Big fat lies about obesity

by ASU Now, interviewing Glenn A. Gaesser

"The idea that a given body weight, or percentage body fat, is a meaningful indicator of health, fitness or prospects for longevity is one of our most firmly held beliefs, and one of our most dubious propositions.”


Small Fitness Gains Provide Big Heart Disease Protection: Study

by Robert Priedt

“We found a strong link between higher fitness levels and a lower risk of heart attack and angina pectoris over the nine years”


An Open Letter to Thin People Who Feel Infringed on by Fat People on Airplanes

By Fluffy Kitten Party

“I wish you knew, I wish you could understand, how much planning goes into travel when you’re fat. It adds more layers to your trip than I think you can imagine.”