Stigma overweight people face could spur more weight gain

August 1, 2013

By Steven Reinberg Discriminating against a person because of their weight may actually increase the chances of that individual becoming obese, researchers report. People who experienced this so-called “weightism” are two and a half times more likely to become or stay obese later on, the researchers added. “Discrimination is hurtful and demeaning, and has real […]

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