#12: What is Health?

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What is health and how do we get it? Today we challenge the idea that this question can be answered in a one-size-fits-all way. We explore today's obsession with health, challenging how much of a moral issue health has become, and how we might be able to start looking at it not as an absence of disease, but more holistically as an intersection of well-being in body, mind, and spirit. Links and Resources: Ansel Key's Starvation Study Summary: https://www.refinery29.com/minnesota-starvation-experiment Fast Food versus Supplements: http://www.audyn.org.uy/sitio/repo/arch/Cramer_Michael_Thesis.pdf Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift: https://nutritionj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1475-2891-10-9 The Weight-Inclusive versus Weight-Normative Approach to Health: Evaluating the Evidence for Prioritizing Well-Being over Weight Loss: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jobe/2014/983495/ Connect with us: www.OpalFoodandBody.com www.facebook.com/Opalfoodandbodywisdom/ www.twitter.com/opalfoodandbody

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