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The holiday seasons come with laughs, gatherings, and a myriad of food options. The gatherings typically in Egypt feature foods that are delicious and culturally significant. Although holidays like the holy month of Ramadan, Christmas, or Easter can be times and causes for celebration, more often than not, they come bearing unsolicited body shaming comments, judgment, and food policing from people—some close and others less so. For this reason, the joyous holidays become burdensome—in Egypt and abroad for many—because of…