‘Diet culture’ isn’t just about smoothies and food-tracking apps
- September 21, 2022
- Sabrina Strings, sociology, Self, Sept. 21, 2022
“There’s this idea that diet culture only affects people who choose to diet, but that’s not true,” Sabrina Strings, PhD, a sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine, who studies diet culture and fatphobia, tells SELF. “Diet culture is the culture we’re all steeped in; it’s the belief that we can control our bodies based on what and how much we eat, and it places a moral judgment on food and bodies.”
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