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How Instagram Spoils Your Relationship With Food

‘Food porn’ has more of an impact than you realize

Illustration: Kevin VQ Dam

TThe first food photo I ever posted on Instagram was taken on December 23, 2011. It’s a fuzzy, poorly-filtered photo of a raspberry jam cookie made by my co-worker during the holiday season. It was completely unassuming and unworthy of more than the two…




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Brittany Ross

Brittany Ross

Brittany is a New York-based writer and actor who has contributed pieces for Eater, New York Magazine’s The Cut, VICE’s Broadly, Time Out, Bustle, and more.

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