Calling People Fat Spurs Weight Gain

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Calling People Fat Spurs Weight Gain

According to a new study, the discrimination that people face regarding their weight, including stigmatizing, teasing, and name-calling, does not motivate them to shed pounds, and instead increases their risk of obesity later, as many engage in overeating as a coping behavior. What do you think?

  • “Oh no! I thought I was helping.”

    Amber Bean
    Sculptor
  • “The ironic nickname ‘Tiny’ doesn’t seem to work either.”

    Heath Segal
    Unemployed
  • “This is just one study. Let’s wait for more data before we all just run out and be nice to people.”

    Taylor McConnell
    Gas Line Inspector
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