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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 41, 2019

November 22 - December 12, 2019

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Articles & Blogs

Why I’m calling for stars to come clean about their eating disorders

by Eve Simmons

“I wondered, as I listened to her confession, was there just something different about eating disorders that is particularly unpalatable, and shameful? Why is it that public figures are reluctant to discuss their eating problems with the same openness as they are other mental health issues?”


Let’s Talk About Unsolicited Weight-Loss-Themed Gifts

by Ragen Chastain

“Whether it’s a diet cookbook, a membership to Public-Weigh-In-Watchers, a “health food” delivery service or something else that we didn’t ask for, giving fat people the gift of judgment is some bullsh!t – at the holiday season or any other time.”


​Instagram launches body positive campaign to tackle eating disorders

by Maddison Leach

“With so many influencers and social media personalities only promoting a 'perfect' image of themselves online, it can be hard for young people to understand that what they see on Instagram often isn't achievable or real.”


The body-positive movement excludes women like me — those who aren’t ‘acceptably fat’

by Heather Jones

“properly-fitting clothes gave me new confidence and pride in my appearance, and prompted me to invest in more clothing.”


Five Questions to Ask Instead of “Is This Really Body Positive?”