The Unbearable Whiteness and Fatphobia of “Anti-Diet” Dietitians

These white female dietitians have helped steal and monetize the body positive movement. And I’m sick of it.

Marquisele Mercedes
9 min readSep 16, 2020

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A censored image of an instagram post from a well-known “anti-diet dietitian’s” page. (Cred: Me)

In the midst of working on this essay, a fellow member of a Health At Every Size Facebook group posted about an encounter with a popular dietitian on Instagram. This dietitian…

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