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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 30, 2019

July 26 - August 1, 2019

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Articles & Blogs

Glorious Fat People: My Gratitude for Finding Comfort in an Uncomfortable World

by Dawn Clark

"the biggest change for me post-[NAAFA]-conference has been that I came home and for the first time, talked about all my experiences. I did not tone it down for my friends, family, and coworkers. I didn’t try to accommodate their uncomfortableness in how I look or choose to talk about my body.”


Why are we suppressing joy and creating barriers to health?

by Carrie Dennett

"One of those times I wanted to punch something was when she told her doctor what she was doing for exercise, and that she was working with me, a registered dietitian nutritionist. Her doctor responded by recommending a commercial weight loss program (claiming that it has a high record of success, which is untrue) and prescribing a generic exercise plan."


Why Cadbury’s new ‘diet’ Dairy Milk is nothing to celebrate

by Sofie Hagen

“Our obsession with weight loss and dieting is unhealthy, and doesn’t actually make us thin or happy. Quite the opposite, actually: it is dangerous."


Stop using food as a proxy for moral virtue

by Marni Soupcoff

"the healthiest thing any of us could do would be to refrain from casting food choices as definitive evidence of moral character or necessary determinants of vitality”


How To Tell If You’re Emotional Eating Or Actually Hungry

by Christina Turner

"Mindful eating stems from mindfulness and is a practice that helps us to slow down, be more present and listen to our body signals and senses at meal times to eat in a really non-judgmental way."