diet culture

Re-evaluating diet culture

For the 2022 Met Gala, Kim Kardashian embarked on a crash diet to lose sixteen pounds in three weeks just to fit in Marilyn Monroe’s dress.

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Dear Body Shamers: A woman’s weight is not indicative of her health

In a society that privileges toxic, Eurocentric ideals of thin bodies, women—particularly women of colour—suffer.Continue...

TikTok is proof that we can't outrun toxic diet culture

While traditional media may have eased up on the promotion of diet culture in recent years, social media allows anyone to grow a platform and advocate for dangerous standards of beauty. On TikTok, gaining that platform is now easier than ever.Continue...

The keto diet isn’t a fitness solution

In a social media-dominated world, misconceptions are a constant—especially when it comes to certain foods and diets.Continue...