Life at 3: Fighting Fat. Ooo boy. It probably wasn’t ever going to be good, was it? Good food, bad food, headless fatties and children in marginalised families reduced to obesity risks.
our bodies and minds
Just when you thought it was Ladies of Leisure being at fault now it’s working mothers making their children fat.
Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader – an even broader mix than usual this time around. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments.
What energy I have is being conserved for things other than blogging, at the moment. I’m missing keeping on top of things, but not enough to actually do anything about it.
Check out this collection of pictures over at the hairpin.
This is part of our December slowdown Blast From The Past reposting program. This post was originally published May 2nd, 2007.
I’ve been contemplating this post: The Male Gaze… falls upon a Nursing Mother…. by Morgan Gallagher. I think there’s an important truth in there, something feminists find themselves saying over and over and over again: “It’s not about you.”
Fred Vogelstein, parent of a child with epilepsy that’s been unable to be effectively controlled pharmaceutically, describes his family’s positive experience with a ketogenic diet as a treatment regime: a diet that involves a whole lot of fat in a restricted calorie regime that requires measuring food in fractions of grams. The whole story behind this increasingly accepted but horrendously complicated to manage treatment is a fascinating read.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration last week approved Gardasil for use on males up to the age of 26.
Firstly, the next Down Under Feminist Carnival…Secondly, a new carnival: the inaugural Blog Carnival of Mental Health is being organised right now.
Anybody got any other carnivals they’d like to plug?
The Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) says its research shows Australians were comfortable with the newly expanded role to be taken on by specially trained nurses.