Topic: diets

Don’t Tell Me What To Do: Diets Are For Feminists Too

Donât Tell Me What To Do: Diets Are For Feminists Too

Just last week, someone on Facebook accused me of perpetuating anti-feminist body hatred simply because I acknowledged that people diet with this post. It was very a frustrating charge to stomach because I don’t think it’s misogynistic to talk about dieting. It’s something that people do whether or not we talk about it and it’s counterproductive to give other women a hard time about their choices concerning their individual bodies. More »

We Will Soon Replace All Food With Soylent, The Nutritious Vitamin Sludge Of The Future

We Will Soon Replace All Food With Soylent, The Nutritious Vitamin Sludge Of The Future

As a lady blog (one of several!), we get bombarded with a lot of information about fantastical new diets all the time. For the most part, they’re a repackaging of the same fluffy bullshit that celebrities parrot ad nauseam in gossip weeklies–broccoli and fish! grilled chicken and salad!–but occasionally we encounter something extremely bizarre and new. More »

Kerry Low Low Diet Ad Parody Is… Actually A Diet Ad

Kerry Low Low Diet Ad Parody Is... Actually A Diet Ad

Like most everyone with eyeballs and a body, Irish cheese company Kerry Low Low is “sick of food advertising clichés.” They recently released a video parodying typical diet food ads geared toward women and–while it’s funny and accurate–it’s also a little suspect. Kerry Low Low is a company that sells reduced fat cheese products to women, so their parody of a diet ad is also a diet ad. More »