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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 24, 2019

June 24, 2019

June 14 - June 20, 2019

 

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Articles & Blogs

 

 

My fat body is my own business

by Stephanie Yeboah


"We understand research has had negative impacts on community in the past, so we want to change that power imbalance. We want to have community direct the things that we do”

 

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fatphobia-female-friendships...

Aboriginal health issues more than just skin deep

by Helen Pitt


"I think there’s a feistiness that drives my patient care and work in Indigenous health more broadly – I want to fight for the vulnerable, the people who deserve better than what they’ve got so far"

 

https://www.smh.com.au/national/dermatologist...

RoundUp Isn’t Poisoning Your Cheerios

by Gid M-K


“Fortunately for everyone who likes breakfast, the truth is a bit less scary...Cheerios probably aren’t giving you cancer after all.”

 

https://medium.com/the-method/roundup-isnt-poisoning-your-cheerios...

Fashion Is Ignoring Plus-Size Men, So These Models Are Paving Their Own Way

by Evan Ross Katz

 

"That ability to openly love oneself, while a pillar of the body positivity movement writ large, remains a lesser spoken about factor for men, body positive or otherwise, due in large part to the pervasiveness of toxic masculinity, which masquerades the idea of loving oneself as soft in a world where men must be tough.”

 

https://cools.com/plus-mens-fashion...

When You’re Told You’re Too Fat to Get Pregnant

by Virginia Sole-Smith

 

"there is no B.M.I. cut-point above which it is absolutely unsafe to have a pregnancy...and weight loss does not ensure a safer pregnancy”

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/18/magazine/fertility-weight-obesity-ivf...

No, poor NZ families don’t just need to make ‘better choices’

by Rebekah Graham

 

“There is a fundamental contradiction between the societal dictate that “beggars can’t be choosers” and nutritional advice that people in hardship simply need to “make better