HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 6, 2019
February 1 - February 14, 2019
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Articles & Blogs
Top 5 Myths about Atypical Anorexia
by Molly In Progress
"The eating disorder treatment and recovery field exists in a world riddled with weight discrimination. A significant amount of those suffering from [anorexia] never receive treatment due to the stigma of weight bias. The truth is that a restrictive eating disorder does not have “a look.” The only difference between a diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa and Atypical Anorexia is the weight. That is it.”
'Be Anything You Want. Just Don't Be Fat'
by Carrie Dennes
“Parents should know they’re not being given informed consent [for this weight loss trial for adolescents]...This study is unacceptable by scientific standards. But being fat means you don’t need to be told the risks?”
6 “Conscious Uncouplings” to Make for a Better Relationship with Food & Body
by Vincci Tsui
"Using weight/weight gain as a measure of self-care implies that people of higher weight “aren’t taking care of themselves properly,” which is really fatphobia in a nutshell and frankly, total bullshit”
Tommy - Can You Hear Me?
by Elizabeth E. Hall
“the true Elephant in the room is not your size - it’s weight bias and stigma and all the other things that create this cycle of inner churning and create relationships with food and body that are damaging and destructive.“
The plus-size era is over before it began
By Daphne Howland
“there’s a lot of unmet demand from women that are not size 0 to 12, from ages of 15 to 65 — from all women. Younger millennials and Gen Z have given voice to this, but it ripples throughout the entire female population.”