How The Obsession With Healthy Weight Is Wrong

In most cultures, it’s bad to be fat.

 
How The Obsession With Healthy Weight Is Wrong

In most cultures, it’s bad to be fat. Rarely is this more apparent than at the start of the new year, when diet culture, fatphobia and capitalism converge. Exploiting body shame and people’s desire for renewal, weight-loss companies ramp up ads, gyms reduce rates and diet companies promise to help people realise the elusive goal of lasting weight loss.