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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