You don’t have to earn your food

On eating, health and guilt

Illustration: Pearl Law; Quote: The Ellyn Satter Institute

INTRO NOTE: I’ve written and published this article for free, fully open access, because I think it’s vital in the wake of the BBC Horizon show from last night. But the UK’s leading eating disorder charity, Beat, needs your help! Their services are extra stretched right now and money is low. If you gain anything from this article and you can afford to give even