By Joe Nadglowski, president/CEO, Obesity Action Coalition, as told to Alexandra Benisek
In the WebMD webinar “The Impact of Weight Bias,”Joe Nadglowski, president and CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition, answered viewer questions about how discrimination due to body weight can affect your life.
We know there are at least perceptions that weight bias is different in different cultures. It might be this idea that living in a larger body is more acceptable in some cultures than others.
But the latest research shows that, because of the internet, Instagram, TikTok, and new technology, there’s this push towards slimmer bodies being the favorable…