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BAD SCIENCE & THE TRUTH ABOUT HEALTHY EATING by THE ANGRY CHEF
Oct
8
8:00pm 8:00pm

BAD SCIENCE & THE TRUTH ABOUT HEALTHY EATING by THE ANGRY CHEF

We're so excited to announce that we'll be reading The Angry Chefs (aka Anthony Warner) Bad Science and The Truth About Healthy Eating for our third #TRPBOOKCLUB

If you're interested in in why clever people fall for crazy diet myths, you'll love this book! 

How does it work? We've posted the bookclub questions for discussion below. Join us on Sunday July 2nd on Twitter via the hashtag #TRPBOOKCLUB where we will be working through all the questions. 

If you've never joined in a Twitter chat before, check out this thread, that explains how they work. 

QUESTIONS COMING SOON! 

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BIG FIT GIRL BY LOUISE GREEN
Jul
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

BIG FIT GIRL BY LOUISE GREEN

We're so excited to account the date for our second #TRPBOOKCLUB. This time, we'll be reading Louise Green's Big Fit Girl which can be ordered online here

This book provides the perfect backdrop for us to discuss the evidence for the harm caused by weight discrimination, whether you can be fit and fat and the benefits and barriers to an active lifestyle!

How does it work? We've posted the bookclub questions for discussion below. Join us on Sunday July 2nd on Twitter via the hashtag #TRPBOOKCLUB where we will be working through all the questions. 

QUESTIONS

1. What did you like/dislike about this book?

2. What do you think are the main barriers to exercise for plus-sized women? 

3. How does the fitness industry impact on peoples attitudes towards movement?

4. Recent media headlines claimed you “can’t be fit and fat”, what evidence to we have for/against this? How could this headline impact on peoples behaviours?

5. Movements such as Health at Every Size suggest a health rather than weight focus, how do you think this could this benefit/harm public health? 

6. What are the negative effects of weight stigma on peoples health?


We hope you can join us! We're also working away in the background here and will have some super exciting events to announce over the coming months so stay tuned!

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GUT by Giulia Enders
Feb
26
8:00pm 8:00pm

GUT by Giulia Enders

Thank you for joining us on Sunday 26th for our first book club. To catch up on our discussion, click here for our Storify. 

Book club questions

1) Sum up GUT in three words!

2) If any, what dietary habits have you changed from reading this book? 

3) What evidence does the author use to support the book's ideas? Does the author depend on personal opinion and observation? Or is the evidence factual - based on science? 

4) Did you question the evidence-base in any part of the book? Why? 

5) Share the fact you found most interesting! 

6) If you're a health professional, will you use any of the book's analogies in you practice? 

7) If the author was re-editing this book, are there any aspect of gut health you think she'd add in? 

8) If you're a health professional, share your three top tips for gut health. 

 

 

 

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