Jan. 3, 2022

New Year's Resolutions and the F-Factor Diet Scandal

Welcome to our first episode of 2022! Becca starts by sharing all about how diet culture and new year's resolutions are the opposite of a match made in heaven. Then Sarah tells the *alleged* story of a wellness war that rocked social media in 2020, Tanya Zuckerbrot and the F-Factor diet vs. fashion influencer Emily Gellis-Lande. We'll give you the details so you'll be fully prepped to follow along as the trial unfolds!


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