Fat-shaming is as ineffective as it is cruel. The bullying tactic also ignores the biological factors underlying obesity, which are not always under a person's control.
Research provides hope for new anti-obesity drugs.
Our bodies have a complex system to control food intake, driven by hormones. Hormone levels also change when we gain and lose weight.
Sleep allows many of our hormones to replenish so we have the optimal energy, immunity, appetite and coping ability to face the day’s highs and lows.