“Naming and shaming obesity, not the person”: negative attitudes towards obesity leads to eating healthily but diet plans may backfire

The obese economy: The continuing rise in obesity rates across the world has been accompanied by an increase in anti-fat attitudes, prejudice against, and stigmatization of, overweight individuals. Rising obesity rates have caused increasing health and economic challenges because of resulting conditions such as type II diabetes, liver and cardio-vascular diseases. Governments across the world are [Read Story]