This episode goes deep into the generational beliefs of outdated and incorrect dieting advice that has not only proved to be ineffective at long-term weight loss, but has created many issues with hormone, endocrine, and mental health.
Definition of Diet Culture: “Diet culture refers to a rigid set of expectations about valuing thinness and attractiveness over physical health and emotional well-being. Diet culture often emphasizes “good” versus “bad” foods, focuses on calorie restriction, and normalizes self-deprecating talk. Diet culture is toxic, and it can be a risk factor for body dysmorphia, disordered eating, and other mental health issues.”
So how did we get here?
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