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“The message remains the same – control your body”: Diet Culture as lockdown lifts

Emma Gleeson on letting go of the ‘when I’m skinny’ narrative

The $78 billion diet industry is panicking. In 2020 it lost 21% of it’s value and now the shame-peddlers are coming for our innocent bodies as we begin to navigate the post lockdown world. 

I desperately want to stop diet culture in its tracks. I want the conversation about body image to go deeper, to really hack at the roots of why so many of us hate our bodies . . .

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