I’m not usually one for reblogging other people’s posts; I prefer to just shamelessly fangirl. But this one really struck a note with me. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have!
Just as holiday baking and the frenetic activity of the season descends upon us every December, so does its inevitable companion: talk of “clean eating.”
British chef Nigella Lawson rightly identifies clean eating as a fad diet that can be used to mask eating disorders. She also believes, as do I (see my post “‘You’ve Lost Weight, You Look Great’ Isn’t a Compliment”), that telling someone is not something we should regard as a compliment. See more about Nigelia and her new book here.
We’ve discussed clean eating a few times on the blog. I’ve talked about living clean without eating clean. There’s also its clean eating’s close cousin: the detox or cleanse. Read about the ice cream detox here. And if you weren’t aware, everyone with a functioning liver detoxes constantly:
So let me just reiterate a basic…
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