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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 16, 2019

April 19 - April 25, 2019

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Articles & Blogs

Refeeding Syndrome and Sudden Death

by Brian Dunning

"a potentially fatal medical condition called refeeding syndrome [can arise when eating after long periods of severe starvation], where changes in body chemistry can trigger any of several causes of death.”

CW: discussion of holocaust


An exploration of differences between intuitive eating and mindful eating

by Lilia Graue

“both intuitive eating and mindful eating are practices that promote weight inclusivity and respectful care for all bodies”


Eating Disorders Before and After Bariatric Surgery

by Lauren Muhlheim

"A considerable number of people considering bariatric surgery may have an eating disorder. An existing eating disorder can make the outcome of bariatric surgery worse”


Why you gain belly fat after menopause (and why it's ok)

by Jessi Haggerty

“magazine and blog articles are swimming with information on how to lose weight post-menopause, but nobody is talking about just how harmful that mission might be.”


How Linus Pauling duped America into believing vitamin C cures colds

By Megan Theilking

“The idea that [vitamin C will] do much of anything for our colds is a stubbornly persistent myth”


Sofie Hagen: ‘Fat is a neutral word – I want us to recla