Eating disordered individuals can use the trend of any variant of “clean eating” to hide in plain sight.

But does “clean eating” = marketing eating disorders?

I’m not sold.

I believe that the eco-food movement uses eating disordered individuals’ bodies as an intentional misrepresentation of what “healthy” bodies look like, in order to recruit devotees who find those bodies aspirational and are ignorant to the distinction.

It’s a subtle, but important, difference.

I believe that “clean eating” is, in fact, healthy.

Eating disordered bodies, no matter what trend they use to disguise themselves, be it eco-diet, Prama, or cryotherapy, are not healthy.

Mama, writer, lover, fighter — I wear my heart on my sleeve because my pants pockets are too small. www.ajkaywriter.com

Mama, writer, lover, fighter — I wear my heart on my sleeve because my pants pockets are too small. www.ajkaywriter.com