The Realities of Weight Stigma, Yo-Yo Dieting and Healthcare Inequality

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Researcher and speaker Ragen Chastain shares that when doctors tell fat people that they need to lose weight three things happen: Weight stigma, weight cycling, and healthcare inequality. The best way to help support the mental and physical health of people of all sizes is by bringing down barriers to access and to focus on health-promoting behaviors. Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon shares that there is some real science about how bad carrying extra weight is for your body.

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