Articles by Courtney Pharoah

Courtney is a Graduate Dietitian who started blogging because she was fed up with the 'health advice' peddled on the Internet and of the often unrealistic and narrow view of health and healthy eating that this medium takes. Courtney is passionate about challenging the norm of what ‘healthy’ looks like and encourages people to find their healthy, whatever that looks like to them.


NGS compilation: what does healthy even mean?

Well, hey there! I thought I would do something a little bit different this week. I’m diving deep into my archives to give you a range of articles that might challenge your perspective on what it means to be healthy. I hope, as you read through these articles you’ll get a sense that “health” and…

Why I do what I do

I do what I do because I have seen first hand the damage that diet culture does to mind, body and spirit. I was never satisfied at uni, when we would put hypothetical patients on weight loss diets – what if they are hungry? Would this just be really miserable time for them? Why are…

Why I do what I do

I do what I do because I have seen first hand the damage that diet culture does to mind, body and spirit. I was never satisfied at uni, when we would put hypothetical patients on weight loss diets – what if they are hungry? Would this just be really miserable time for them? Why are…

This is a fat-talk free zone!

Oh wow, it’s Feb already?! Time flies! Which means that fat-talk free month is here! Yep, that’s right, the butterfly foundation has dedicated the whole month of February as a fat-talk free zone. Which is fab, because I for one, had had it with the fat talk! The issue with fat talk “Uhhh I’m so…

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