“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
New Year, new you. Chances are you’ve spend the last couple of days recovering from a cheese induced food coma, assessing your life and vowing that you’ll change for the better as 2019 kicks off. The most common reason for our January weight loss goals is to improve health. But does this actually work? Is… Read More Losing Weight to be Healthier?
It’s that time of year again – one minute, you’re opening a mini chocolate box every morning, buying three courses of pancakes and pretzels from a German market and inhaling every pig in blanket you can get your mitts on. The next, you’re being bombarded with advertisements of women pinching at their love handles, wrestling… Read More Diets Don’t Work – Here’s Why