Physical education and learning about healthy, sustainable lifestyles in school can not only help keep children fit but also improve their academic results, and make them grow up to be environmentally aware adults. Photo: David Wong

How teachers can lead a global fitness revolution against obesity, and save the world

  • Teachers should become ‘life coaches’ to guide students on much more than studies, including healthy lifestyle choices and caring for the environment
Topic |   Health & Fitness

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Physical education and learning about healthy, sustainable lifestyles in school can not only help keep children fit but also improve their academic results, and make them grow up to be environmentally aware adults. Photo: David Wong
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The world needs to stop fat shaming and discriminating against people with obesity, a nutritionist argues. Photo: Alamy
Carrie Dennett
Opinion

Opinion

Carrie Dennett

Why we must stop fat shaming, weight bias, and discrimination against people with obesity

  • Obesity is wrongly regarded as a failing rather than a consequence of environment
  • This stigma creates barriers to health care, as overweight people are less likely to return for treatment

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The world needs to stop fat shaming and discriminating against people with obesity, a nutritionist argues. Photo: Alamy
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