Tag: diets

Throwing Out the Distasteful Diet Culture 5 (3)

If you look up the meaning of ‘diet culture’, some of the most common definitions are “a set of beliefs that values thinness and body shape over health and well-being.” Diet culture isn’t about following a particular diet but has more to do with dieting for the sole goal of weight loss. Restricting calories, negative […]

Orthorexia: Genuine Desire to Unhealthy Obsession 0 (0)

Introduction Imagine waking up in the morning and sipping black tea as you go through the morning paper, followed by a green smoothie and a gluten-free sandwich topped with avocado. Sounds peachy and awesome, doesn’t it? There is nothing wrong with eating healthy and being at zen but when it becomes an obsession and reaches […]