One diary says: “Stop rewarding yourself with food, you are not a dog.”
By Rachel Moss
A stationery company has been accused of fuelling eating disorders through the controversial slogans on its food diaries and diet planners.
UK-based Fox & Moon sells diaries covered with phrases such as “I want to skinny dip not chunky dunk” and “stop rewarding yourself with food, you are not a dog”.
On Twitter, some have called the diaries “dangerous” while others have labelled them “eating disorder propaganda”.
The UK’s leading eating disorders charity, Beat, told HuffPost UK the diaries may “exacerbate the illness in those who are already suffering or vulnerable”.
Blogger Lottie L’amour was among the first to tweet about the planners after seeing a diary on Instagram reading: “Do it for the ‘holy shit you got hot’.&
Want to see the rest of this article?
Would you like to see the rest of this article and all the other benefits that Issues Online can provide with?
- Useful related articles
- Video and multimedia references
- Statistical information and reference material
- Glossary of terms
- Key Facts and figures
- Related assignments
- Resource material and websites