‘fat discrimination’

It’s Fat Talk Free Week

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

You know fat talk: I'm so fat. Do I look fat in this? You look great!  Have you lost weight?   All variations on the same theme — concern over body size that would be better focused on how we feel or  our purpose in life or whatever is truly meaningful to the individual.  Delta Delta Delta, the sorority that […] Read more »

Weighing In: Overcoming Fat Prejudice

By Laura Brooks

Fat prejudice cuts across all races, socio-economic levels, and genders (although women face far more fat discrimination in general).  Overweight people are often subject to public ridicule, but there are more insidious, subtle, and illegal forms as well, especially when it occurs in the workplace. "Body mass significantly decreases women's family income," a study by two researchers at New York […] Read more »