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On Having Friends Who Still Diet

Savala Nolan
Human Parts
Published in
5 min readMay 9, 2023

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It’s difficult having friends who still diet.

It’s difficult because I wish I could convince them of the toxicity and futility of the pursuit — like the scientifically-proven futility — but, in my experience, people will deny the science until they are ready to accept it. Extremely smart people, who believe in science when it comes to climate change and COVID, still have trouble facing the facts about…

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Savala Nolan
Human Parts

uc berkeley law professor and essayist @ vogue, time, harper’s, NYT, NPR, and more | Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins | she/her | IG @notquitebeyonce