yeast, no wheat – all fashionable baddies outlawed by the new-age food intolerance crowd. It may appear hard to separate the healthy from the harmful, but there is a big difference. Where the health-conscious want to look after their bodies, anorexics act in a persecutory way, proselytising about additives one minute, then stuffing themselves with laxatives the next. The body is something that has to be done away with, not nurtured.
Nurturing, of course, is what mothers do -or would, if only their daughters would let them. GPs say that mothers fret more about their infants not eating than the side-effects of vaccinations. And no wonder. As mothers, we are programmed to provide. Whether it’s a six-week-old infant or a 14-year-old schoolgirl who is rejecting everything put in front of her, it goes right to the core of any mother’s maternal self-esteem.
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