ETR 190: Body Image Ideals + Inside the Obesity Collective – with Louise Adams

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In this episode of Eat the Rules, I’m interviewing Louise Adams, clinical psychologist and founder of UNTRAPPED.

We talk about the hazardous influence of body image ideals in society and on social media, and the dangerous agenda behind the Obesity Collective, its worldwide reach, and what we can do to fight this agenda.

In This Episode, We Chat About

  • Louise’s history with dieting and what brought her to this work,
  • Her reaction to fitness influencers on Instagram and the dangers of thin people co-opting body positivity,
  • The way that the body image ideal tortures women,
  • The expense associated with trying to attain the “ideal body,”
  • What the Obesity Collective is and the dangerous agenda behind it,
  • Why organizations want obesity to be declared a disease,
  • Why the shift from the “war on obesity” conversation to “combat weight stigma” isn’t necessarily the good thing it appears to be,
  • How this agenda is gaining steam globally,
  • Why you need to really examine who is behind the media you are consuming,
  • Why we need to create really strong alternatives to the industry funded options,
  • Why we need to think critically about doctor’s recommendations and not be afraid to ask questions,
  • Why we need to join groups and start groups in order to get our voices out,
  • Plus so much more!

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