The unhealthy stigma about healthy eating

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Berries and Stitches

Everybody who likes to eat healthily, or has specific dietary requirements knows the situation: you’re out with friends, they decide to get a takeaway, and you, with your ‘fussy’ eating, are left wondering what you’re going to do for your meal. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with having the occasional takeaway, but if you’re anything like me, a processed, stodgy meal does not appeal (I’m more into chocolate than burgers).

Unfortunately, there’s a sort of stigma around eating healthily, that you wouldn’t expect to find today, but most people have probably experienced it. Eating healthily is different to being on a diet; it’s a lifestyle, and what I think most people misunderstand is that most of the time, you would rather have that delicious salad from your favourite coffee shop, than fried chicken or a burger from your local takeaway. Personally, I have no specific dietary requirements, I’m not vegan…

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One comment on “The unhealthy stigma about healthy eating

  1. Going out to eat is an extremely rare thing for me. Friend have figured out that I just don’t enjoy it. Home made meals are the best when I have time! When I do go on the rare occasion, I’m definitely the finicky eater who asks the waiter more questions than normal… I just want to know what’s in my food! Im glad I can relate to you! 🙂

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