Take A Bite: Health Industry Bullshit & How To Avoid It


Take A Bite is a series here on Invoking Joy where I share links from around the web that relate to the most recent article. Last week, I wrote about what I've learned in the 5 years since becoming a holistic health coach. I talked about how disenchanted I became with holistic health as I began to realize it almost always came down to capitalizing on fear. And so this week, I'm sharing how you can spot health industry bullshit and avoid it like the damn plague.


How to spot fake news from Lisa Klich

Still relevant: 7 of the best body positive books to take into 2016

The business of weight loss and faux empowerment from Melissa Toler

"Empowerment" is one of those bones that have been tossed to women to keep them busy from achieving actual power."


Clean eating websites like Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop 'indistinguishable from pro anorexia sites

Dear Gwyneth Paltrow, we’re not f**king with you we’re correcting you, XOXO Science from Dr. Jen Gunter whose whole blog is a must read

And from here on the blog at Invoking Joy:

The definitive guide to why you shouldn’t do a cleanse

Three reasons diets don’t work and what to do instead

End Diet Confusion and Make Your Own Damn Rules