Do you think body acceptance has reached the black community? Today we’re talking with Tamara Melton, Registered Dietitian and co-founder of Diversify Dietetics on the topic of Black Beauty Standards, and how society influences how the self-worth of Black women. We talk about everything from hair texture to skin tone to flat tummy tea to juice cleanses, waist trainers and the infamous “snap back”.
In This Episode We’ll Cover:
• Body ideals and how society’s standards influences how we view ourselves
• How the over sexualization of young black girls bodies negatively impacts body image
• Why the pressure to “snap back” is more damaging than we think
• Strategies for celebrating your here and now body
• & MORE
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