Today I want to share with you my own journey with diet culture and some of the lessons I have learned along the way. Did you ever have to write your own obituary? I thought it was weird then, but now I understand why I had to write my obituary as an essay for admission to college some 43 years ago! Trying to imagine - from a 17-year-old’s perspective - how we would like to be remembered in … [Read more...] about I was part of the diet culture problem… but that has changed!
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Did you know that the word frappé means beating or striking together in French? Or that the frappé originated in Greece? A distributor of Nescafe coffee accidentally created the cold frothy drink which is now the most popular coffee beverage sold in Greece. Visit New England and youwill find the frappe is a milkshake. A frappé is quite the international drink. If you google the word, frappé, … [Read more...] about Frappés, food morality and food neutrality.
Diet Culture is pervasive in our society. The pressure to look good is no secret; it’s bred into us from birth. Advertising especially targets prepubescent girls, hawking make-up and designer clothes. By the time they’re teens, more than half of all girls say their appearance is the prime concern of their lives. Not every teen who diets to fit society’s definition of beautiful will develop an … [Read more...] about We are Stuck in the Thin Ideal! Say NO to Diets and YES to “Intuitive Eating”