Skip Navigation

Fatphobia And Covid Risk

think.kera.org 0

Diet and exercise are considered the healthy ways to lose weight, but what never seems to be considered is that fat people might not be unhealthy to begin with. Virginia Sole-Smith, a journalist and author of The Eating Instinct, joins Krys Boyd to talk about weight stigma in scientific research and subpar medical treatment attached to high BMI. Her article in Scientific America is headlined “In Obesity Research, Fatphobia Is Always the X Factor.”