Sick & The City

Episode 11: Down With Diet Culture & Up With Body Positivity

June 28, 2021

In this fast-paced, fun-filled episode Amanda and Mel dive head-first into the long awaited topic of diet culture and body positivity. The two open up about their personal struggles with dieting and growing up in a time when thin was in. They share tips on how to remain healthy, at whatever size or way healthy looks for YOU. The episode closes out with a Hot Goss segment fresh off the presses and touching on all things the duo love in TV right now. If you enjoy the ride remember to like, comment, and subscribe!

Intro:

  • Amanda’s Bridal Shower (2:08)
  • Changing and Post-Pandemic Newness (7:02)
  • Dealing with Dietary Restrictions while Socializing (10:00)
  • Mel’s Metro-North Train Mishap (11:24)

Topics: Diet Culture & Body Positivity

  • Diving into Diet Culture – What is a Beach Body? (19:21)
  • The Ghosts of Diets Past (23:21)
  • Body Image & Specific Dietary Patterns (38:58)
  • Normalize Normal Bodies (44:00)
  • Size Inclusivity (52:41)
  • Stop Commenting on People’s Bodies, Just Don’t (54:10)

Hot Goss: (1:02:11)

  • Starstruck (1:03:19)
  • Cruel Summer Finale (1:07:44)
  • Amanda Loves RuPaul (1:11:07)

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