A Suburban City Girl in A Small Town

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Words of Wisdom Concerning Weight Loss

on January 8, 2013

I found this on Pinterest and it’s so very true!

“Is the decision or suggestion to lose weight really about health? Consider weight-loss attempts for what they really are: efforts to protect against weight-based discrimination. The fact is, fear and loathing of fat are real, and American attitudes about fat may be more dangerous to public health than obesity itself. Yale researchers have shown that weight discrimination in the United States is now comparable in prevalence to rates of reported racial discrimination, especially among women.”

 

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