August 2, 2019

Is wellness the new weight loss?

Now that everyone knows diets don’t work, companies are bending over backwards to disguise their diet products as “wellness”. Pro tip: if the goal is still to get thinner, it’s not about wellbeing.

I was interviewed on Mamamia’s “The Quickly” podcast this week but CW, the person interviewed before me goes into a lot of detail about some very unhealthy behaviours and mentions specific weights.

I’m on from the 10 minute mark, talking about wellness so often being used as a sneaky codeword for weight loss. Weight is not a proxy for wellbeing!…/the-quicky/the-new-way-to-sell-weight-loss