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{Ep. 028} Vallery Kalen on Fatphobia and Thin Privilege

{Ep. 028} Vallery Kalen on Fatphobia and Thin Privilege

In this episode Valery shares what it was like growing up with a family who was grappling with fat phobia, and how that influenced her relationship with food and her body. This became extremely problematic when she was suffering from an eating disorder, and simultaneously being validated and praised for making her body smaller. Valery also shares how her disordered eating patterns were validated when she went back to school to study nutrition... "it was like joining the orthorexic club" she told me, off mic. Listen to the full episode >>>