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The Insta-Food Diet
06 Aug 2020 * HARDBACK * £16.99 * 9781788547185

An exploration of the ways that social media shapes how we eat, and how to make it work for us, from registered nutritionist Pixie Turner.

Non Fiction / VFMD (Health, Diet and Fitness)
Extent: 256 pages  Format: 210 x 130 mm
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The Insta-Food Diet: How Social Media has Shaped the Way We EatPixie Turner

Social media is a major part of modern life. Most of us can't imagine not using it, and it's unrealistic to assume that's even possible.

Platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook haven't been around long, but they have already made far-reaching impacts on our health and wellbeing. We are only just beginning to understand the influence these platforms have over our decisions around food and health, with many of these processes happening without our being aware.

But maybe we should be aware.

From influencers deciding what foods we buy to government policy, via food shaming and comparison envy, activism and extremism, the role social media plays is now undeniable.

In The Insta-Food Diet, registered nutritionist Pixie Turner will guide you through the various ways social media has affected our food choices, our restaurants, and our food policy.

By the end, you'll be armed with knowledge and tactics, so you can take back control and make social media work for you.

Pixie is a registered nutritionist (RNutr) and science communicator. Alongside her degrees in biochemistry and nutrition, she also has over 130,000 followers across her 'Pixie Nutrition' social media accounts. Pixie has been featured as a nutrition expert on BBC, Sky and Channel 5, and in publications such as Red magazine, Evening Standard, Grazia, the Telegraph and more.

The author is an AfN Associate Nutritionist (ANutr).

The author has 135,000 followers on Instagram.

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PRAISE FOR PIXIE TURNER:
'Pixie Turner manages to strip away the bullshit that surrounds diet and health, replacing it with facts, balance and a long overdue call to re-engage with food. This is the book that the world of wellness desperately needs' Anthony Warner, the Angry Chef.
'A manifesto for happy, sensible eating: to encourage us to respect science, to relax and, crucially, to find pleasure in food' Stella magazine.
'Pixie's book is a much needed breath of fresh air. She writes honestly and from the heart' Dr Anjali Mahto. ,

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