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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 2, 2020

January 3 - January 31, 2020

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Articles & Blogs

When Clothing is More than Fashion

by Your Fat Friend

“Even now, access to clothing remains needlessly challenging. According to one retail analytics firm...If you wear a size 14 or under, you have over 43 times as many clothing options as I do.”


Talking of Fat Rights, Is Your Citation Ethical?

by Lucy Aphramor

“It simply isn’t ethical to sacrifice people to a research agenda. Too many fat people have been and are still being misused in the name of health and publications and PhDs.”


'The Biggest Loser' is back on TV. Get ready for ramped-up fat-shaming and dangerous diets.

by Kate Bernyk

“When I joined the show, I was like most other people: I was spoon-fed this myth my entire life that being thin meant you were healthier...Then I went through the whole process of the show and discovered the techniques they gave me to be thinner. I realized how sick, how physically ill they made me. That connection between thin and healthy was broken for me."


What we haven't learned from Belle Gibson

by Kasey Edwards

“chasing quick and easy fixes to complex problems — no matter how much money you throw at it or how slick the production values — can be a path to even greater pain and heartbreak”