Weight Loss Transformations are Old News

Celebrity weight loss has been a big news hitter over the weekend, with Gemma Collins and Adele both being reported to have “slimmed down” and look “unrecognisable”.⁣ ⁣⁣{CW: Tabloid weight loss tips mentioned} ⁣⁣⁣Coincidentally, both women are also reported to have had recent and fairly public break-ups. Stressful life experiences such as breakups can sometimes… Read More Weight Loss Transformations are Old News

Should I Eat Plant-Based? – Considering a Vegan Diet in ED Recovery

In 2019, it’s hard to miss the endless proclamations of how plant-based diets can benefit our lives. Climate scientists are urging people to eat less meat in a bid to save the planet. Celebrities such as Beyoncé are touting countless vegan diet plans. Some days you can barely walk in the street without seeing ethically… Read More Should I Eat Plant-Based? – Considering a Vegan Diet in ED Recovery

If You Care About Their Health, Stop Talking About Their Weight

CW: Discussion of weight bias/fatphobia throughout. It’s a miserable but realistic assumption that whenever someone in a larger body dares to exist in the world, some unwelcome troll will chime in with some irrelevant mention of that person’s health. This is not limited to the virtual kind – it extends to strangers in the street… Read More If You Care About Their Health, Stop Talking About Their Weight

The Most Potent Sedative in Women’s History

“A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.” – Naomi Wolf This statement, coined by Naomi Wolf in her 1991 book ‘The Beauty Myth’, is still relevant… Read More The Most Potent Sedative in Women’s History