Stage 2

Real Men & Real Food: The Cultural Politics of Male Weight Loss

When Weight Watchers first launched an online program “customized just for guys” in 2007, one of their advertisements proclaimed, “Real men don’t diet.” This counterintuitive declaration evoked the questions that animate my current research: https://nursingclio.org/2017/08/15/real-men-real-food-the-cultural-politics-of-male-weight-loss/