Weight discrimination leads victims to comfort eating

September 11, 2014 2:22 PM

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Weight discrimination leads victims to comfort eating

Discrimination or “fat shaming” are counter-productive in persuading people to lose weight, a research funded by Cancer Research UK and published in the journal Obesity, shows.

The new study reveals that those who face weight discrimination in fact put on more weight than those who don’t, as it leads them to comfort eating.

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