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Obesity shouldn’t be about comfort zones. Oklanika

Obesity by any other name would still be fat

What is obesity? Is it a disease, an illness, a risk factor, or a condition? And semantics aside, does this really matter? In 2013, the American Medical Association declared that obesity was “a disease…
New findings have emerged on the impact of weight discrimination on weight gain and loss. puuikibeach

Discrimination against fat people increases the likelihood of weight gain

Research published in PLOS ONE this morning has found that people who experience discrimination based on their weight are likely to gain more of it. Similarly, negative attitudes lead people who are obese…

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