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