“Fat Talk” is a ritual with a special prominence between women, in groups or pairs, and makes it more difficult to have a rational, emotion-free relationship with diet and exercise. And that’s why we need to get rid of it.
When I began reading The Fertility Diet, I realized how lucky I was that it was not in print at the time of my own infertility diagnosis 16 years ago. Otherwise I, too, might have been tempted to follow it. And that would've been a mistake.