Diet Culture

Diet Culture, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Lena Dunham
    Celebrity

    Lena Dunham expertly shuts down body-shaming comments on her latest Instagram post

  • A woman with a salad and a smoothie logging her calories in her phone
    Nutrition

    Is the amount of energy or nutritional value more important when it comes to food?

  • BMI is useless
    Wellbeing

    Why BMI really isn’t fit for purpose

Latest Stories

yo yo dieting damaging post lockdown
Nutrition

The pressure to have a post-lockdown “summer body” is having a really worrying effect

Nutritionists share concerns for rises in crash dieting, and how to break out of damaging patterns.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Tracking macros on a phone
Strength

“Giving up macro counting is the best thing I've done for my mental health”

Counting macros might work for some but for anyone with a history of disordered eating, it can open up a can of worms.

Posted by
Anya Ryan
Published
Picture of author Katy Wix
Books

Actor and comedian Katy Wix on her complex relationship with food growing up

Katy Wix’s new memoir Delicacy explores the toxicity of diet culture and its lasting effects.

Posted by
Katy Wix
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Long Reads

Why you should listen to your body, not your tracker, during workouts

We know exercise is good for us. Moving intuitively can make it better…

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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“No, you don‘t need to lose weight before you come out of lockdown”

The least interesting thing about 21 June will be the way you look.

Nutrition

How to make nutritious food choices – without going on a diet

Eat well without restriction.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Wellbeing

4 health and fitness resolutions that have nothing to do with how you look

You might want to change your goals for the year after reading this.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Pigs in blankets
Nutrition

“Please stop telling me to burn off my Christmas food”

Food is about connection and memories – we need to remember that more than ever before.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Jameela Jamil with a tape measure between her teeth, symbolising the diet industry
Life

Jameela Jamil’s response to Instagram’s new weight loss policy is a must-read

“As someone who struggled with an eating disorder for most of my youth, I’ve personally known and suffered the perils of the devious side of the diet industry."

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
People

“The diet industry cost me time, money and happiness”

"I would pass out from lack of nutrition. My periods stopped for a year. I was so thin at one point that I got bed sores from my own mattress."

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published
Meghan Markle isn’t here for those sexist diet pill rumours, obviously
Opinion

Meghan Markle isn’t here for those sexist diet pill rumours, obviously

Buckingham Palace has responded to this gross body-shaming commentary with a rare public statement.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
Published

Let’s call those viral portion control plates what they really are – fatshaming

Who thought these were a good idea?

Holly Willoughby
People

The empowering reason why Holly Willoughby will never talk about her body

The television presenter has a very good motive for staying quiet on the subjects of diet and exercise.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
Published
People

Keeley Hawes expertly shuts down diet claims on Twitter

"What the f**k is an alkaline diet?"

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Beauty

Fact or fad? The epidemic of dietary requirements

Think you're gluten intolerant? Nutritionists reveal the truth behind this surge in dietary requirements

Posted by
Alexandra Jones
Published
love island plastic surgery ads campaign level up feminists nhs surgeons mhf
Life

Feminists are calling for an end to Love Island’s plastic surgery ads

“These adverts are adding to the already massive pressure on women’s bodies to look a certain way in the summer.”

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published