People can improve their health–and often do improve their health–by focusing on health habits, as opposed to trying to micromanage or lose weight - Caroline Dooner
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Caroline Dooner spent her teens and early 20s trying to lose weight. A physician diagnosed her with an endocrine disorder and suggested she try to shed some pounds. She went on the low-carbohydrate, high-fat Atkins diet.
She found she couldn’t stop thinking about the foods she wasn’t supposed to eat. She began a cycle of binging on her favorite foods, and then losing weight again. She tried other diets. None worked. “I was constantly thinking about my weight and what I put into my body,” she says.
Ms. Dooner, 34, doesn’t diet anymore. In 2019, she published a book, “The F*ck-It Diet,” about her struggle with dieting and the cultural obsession with being thin. She’s happier…
More people are starting to build an anti-diet movement, driven by shifts in what it means to be healthy.
Health at Every Size® principles help us advance social justice, create an inclusive and respectful community, and support people of all sizes in finding compassionate ways to take care of themselves.
As a registered dietitian for over 25 years specializing in weight management, I’ve seen countless women struggle to meet their weight loss and health goals. I’m Andrea Heyman, the host of Anti Diet Revolution, a weekly podcast where I show you the keys to feed yourself, lose weight, and meet your wellness goals without restrictive eating, strict menu plans, or missing out on your favorite foods.
In Anti-Diet, Christy Harrison takes on diet culture and the multi-billion-dollar industries that profit from it, exposing all the ways it robs people of their time, money, health, and happiness. It will turn what you think you know about health and wellness upside down, as Harrison explores the history of diet culture, how it’s infiltrated the health and wellness world, how to recognize it in all its sneaky forms, and how letting go of efforts to lose weight or eat “perfectly” actually helps to improve people’s health—no matter their size.
My mission is to help mums ditch dieting forever, because dieting makes things worse.
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