Hickory Ham Maik on Michelle Obama’s Weird Water-Related Public Health Campaign

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I’ve spent the last 15 minutes being rather baffled by the website for Michelle Obama’s Partnership for a Healthier America campaign to get people to drink more water (file under: procrastination). You can find it here. You might have expected the website to provide you with some tips on how to remember to drink water throughout […]

Fat and Fit: the Thrill of the Race

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I suppose this tale begins with my wonderful public health cohort-mate Adam: Adam was the person who got me eating Paleo, even though we both sometimes suck at sticking to it. When I came to Bloomington and had regular access to a gym, one of my goals was to improve my cardio since I’d spent […]

INTERVENTION!!!! Agave syrup is NOT a “healthy” alternative to sugar!

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You may have been wondering where I’ve been for the past few weeks. (OK, months.) I moved to Bloomington, Indiana (Alfred Kinsey did his research here, don’t hate) to pursue a Master’s of Public Health degree. It was a long, convoluted road that brought me here, but at the end of the day I’m pretty […]

Health at Every Size and the Important Difference Between Thin and Healthy

Shame is not an effective public health strategy.

I started out intending to write an article about Fathleticism (a term I coined to  describe my love of exercise as a fat person), but I got side tracked by writing about Health At Every Size, and the importance of healthy lifestyle for all people . So think of this as an introductory piece for the […]

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