The Holiday Food Shaming Begins

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One of my biggest pet peeves is the use of words such as “guilt” as a way to describe a feeling toward food and eating.

Guilt is a negative word. Guilt is controllable.

Food companies use that word to sell their “healthy” alternatives. Fitness companies use it to coax people to hand their money over for “weight loss solutions”. Individuals use it as a judgment about what they eat —…