Weighing In: Thoughts on Diet Culture


The topic of this post was inspired by a Washington Post article written by a dietitian that I read this morning, sent to my inbox by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

The title of this post, however, was inspired by a 3-line conversation I had as an undergrad with a coworker while working our afternoon shift at the fitness centers.  And while I’m fairly positive he would not even remember having this conversation, it has stuck with me enough to mention it in a blog post 6 years later.

Here’s how it went: