Public Health Messages and Fat Acceptance – Is There a Conflict? | Medium

Public Health Messages and Fat Acceptance – is there a conflict?

B oth the UK and the US have high levels of obesity. In the UK 62% of the population is overweight or obese, and in the US it’s 74%. There is a wealth of advice from government and the medical profession encouraging us to slim down, to avoid the risk of serious illnesses and early death.