Posts Tagged ‘fad diets’

Diet Culture Comes for Pets

February 26, 2022 — Disapproval of “diet culture” is quite popular in the media right now. But at the same time, people can’t stop tinkering with their diets. In fact, it seems that diet culture is expanding its circle of influence to engulf our pets. Now the New York Times reports that people are putting their pets on regimens […]

Centuries of Diet Fashions and Nutrition Fads

December 2, 2021 — The word diet originates from the Greek dieta meaning to live normally. However, nowadays it mostly refers to restricting food to help weight loss rather than a way to enjoy food and health. Throughout history diets have come and gone. Celebrity diets are popular and often bizarre, but are not a new thing. The Daniel […]