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Obsessive Compulsive Dieting – the media’s fixation with weight


This blog post was written as part of a university project.

The festive season is over, and the month of gluttony has nearly passed. As the New Year approaches, so do the accompaniments of resolutions and pressure to change. Promises of ‘healthy eating’ and a surge in gym memberships across the UK are inevitable as January rolls around, due to a combination of festive binging and the powerful influence of a ruthless media.

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