Episode 58

Ditching Diet Culture

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January 14th, 2021

54 mins 17 secs

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About this Episode

The Wellness Industry has grown to a 4.5 trillion dollar business, with Nutrition and Weightloss products bringing in a lot of profit. Grace and Charlotte talk about their own experiences with dieting and how it contributed to their body image at a young age. Ditching diet culture is a CumQueens New Year's reolution.

Resources
https://globalwellnessinstitute.org/press-room/statistics-and-facts/

https://today.yougov.com/topics/lifestyle/articles-reports/2020/12/23/2021-new-years-resolutions-poll

https://blog.publicgoods.com/please-ditch-the-new-years-resolution-to-diet-or-lose-weight/

https://edrdpro.com/its-time-to-drop-out-of-diet-culture/

https://parade.com/921896/jessicasager/jameela-jamil-diet-culture/

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/blog/weight-generational-trauma

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/blog/recognizing-and-resisting-diet-culture

https://blog.marketresearch.com/u.s.-weight-loss-industry-grows-to-72-billion

Tik Tok and Harmful Diets
https://www.bitchmedia.org/article/very-online/eating-disorder-pro-ana-culture-on-tiktok-and-social-media

Petition to stop TikTok from Advertising Fasting Diets
https://www.change.org/p/tiktok-stop-tiktok-from-advertising-fasting-diets?source_location=petitions_browse

Books mentioned in our show:

"The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love" by Sonya Renee Taylor
"The Beauty Myth" by Naomi Wolf