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The People Who Are Afraid of Food

New kinds of eating disorders feed off our cultural obsession with healthy diets

Illustrations by Thoka Maer

TThe restaurant in southeastern Virginia is the kind of place that makes its own fresh-squeezed juices and has kale on the menu in three different places. The waiter lets diners know that any grain dish can be made gluten-free…




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Virginia Sole-Smith

Virginia Sole-Smith

Author of THE EATING INSTINCT and forthcoming FAT KID PHOBIA. Newsletter: https://virginiasolesmith.substack.com/ Everything else: https://virginiasolesmith.com

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