Ten Ways in Which Connected Eating Supports the Practise of Liberation

Against the Binary, Against Diet Logic

When our thought pathways drive us to pit one thing against another, such as body against mind, we are using binary thinking, aka as a dichotomous mindset, or dualism.

The trouble with the binary is that it underwrites supremacist thinking. It’s everywhere, it’s divisive, it oppresses. How we talk about food is a case in point. Diet culture overflows with binary pairings of good-bad, healthy-unhealthy, thin-fat and so on ad nauseum. Diet advocates…

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Lucy Aphramor is a radical dietitian and performance poet. They are Associate Professor of Gender, Power, and The Right to Food at CAWR, Coventry University UK.

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Lucy Aphramor

Lucy Aphramor is a radical dietitian and performance poet. They are Associate Professor of Gender, Power, and The Right to Food at CAWR, Coventry University UK.