Diet-Proof Your Daughter: A Mother's Guide to Raising Girls Who Have Happy, Healthy Relationships with Food and Body


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As Nutrition Publishing
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.65 inches | 0.94 pounds

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Praise for Diet-Proof

Diet-Proof Your Daughter is a clear, kind, and reassuring guide for any parent who is worried about their child's relationship to food and body-but also still reckoning with the ways diet culture harms us all. Sherry encourages us to trust our daughters and in doing so, gives us the tools to begin to rebuild trust with ourselves.

-Virginia Sole-Smith, author of Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture and the Burnt Toast Newsletter

Diet Proof Your Daughter is a must-have book for mothers looking to instill body and food confidence in their daughter in today's very complicated diet culture landscape. Amelia Sherry has a beautiful gift with words, sharing anecdotes with science, making this book powerful to read and easy to understand.

- Wendy Sterling, MS, RD, CSSD, CEDRDS, Co-Author, Raising Body Positive Teens

Any daughter would be lucky to have a mother who reads this book! Diet-Proof is for any mother contemplating taking an anti-diet stance in her family life--no matter where she is on her own healing journey. Sherry's relatable, personal story and thoughtful, reflection questions woven throughout create ample space for ambivalent readers to feel understood and inspired to break the toxic cycle of generational food and body shame.

- Zoë Bisbing, licensed psychotherapist, founder of Body-Positive NYC and The Full Bloom Project, a body-positive parenting resource

Breaking intergenerational cycles of disordered eating and body shame isn't easy, especially in a world that bombards us with harmful messages about food and appearance. With this go-to guide, mothers now have the essential information and tools to protect their daughters from diet culture's threats to their self-image and well-being.

- Oona Hanson, nationally-recognized parent coach and advocate for eating disorder prevention

Now more than ever, parents need Diet-Proof Your Daughter. Amelia lays out - step by step - how parents can help their daughters avoid dieting and weight-centric pitfalls, building a solid foundation for health that will last a lifetime. This is a must-read for every parent of girls!

- Maryann Jacobsen, MS, RD, author of My Body's Superpower: The Girl's Guide to Growing Up Healthy During Puberty

As a pediatrician, a mother, and a reformed chronic dieter this book is the language of my life. If every human that interacted with girls and young women acted on Amelia's advice we would be living in a healed and much happier world.

- Maggie Landes, MD, MPH, pediatrician, HAES(R) healthcare educator, and host of the Health Can't Weight podcast

Shining a bright light for mothers of daughters, including real-life stories, personal experiences, and professional guidance, Amelia Sherry helps modern-day moms navigate diet culture and its influence on their growing girls. If you have a daughter, this is a must-read!

- Jill Castle, MS, RDN, Founder of The Nourished Child(R) and author of Size Wise (Workman, 2023), Eat Like a Champion, and co-author of Fearless Feeding