With 2015 approaching, many of us are making new year’s resolutions. At the top of the list is usually, “get healthy”, “eat better”, “exercise”, etc..
And all of this is great! Everyone should have the goal of living the healthiest life possible.
To help with that, Positive Eats would like to add the following Resolution to EVERYONE’s list:
Got it? That mean’s no more commenting (either out loud or even thinking in your head!) on the food choices of others–especially negative comments! No more “that’s going to make you fat”, “oh you must be on a diet”, “is she really going to eat that?”, “did you know that Food X is bad for you?”. NO MORE!
No more labeling foods as good or bad, and especially NO MORE LABELING PEOPLE by the foods they eat!
You have no idea why someone is eating what they are eating, and you have no reason to judge another individual’s food choices. So stop it. Now.
Food shaming stems from the belief that certain foods have certain moral values, and that is wrong wrong wrong. ALL FOODS OFFER NUTRITION. Choose to look at foods objectively (or positively:)), as vehicles of nutrition, as just plain ol’ foods! And move on with life. And don’t bug others!
Now go celebrate the New Year! And tell us, do you agree with this New Year’s Resolution?