Stop the Weight Hate

In case you missed my most recent blog post, you can check out a shortened version that ran in Tuesday’s Tallahassee Democrat. Stigma against body size is not helping improve health (tallahassee.com) Part 2 on COVID and Weight is up next. Stay tuned!

A Different Perspective on Weight, COVID, and Health

From very early on in the pandemic the rhetoric about COVID weight gain and the impact of body weight on risk for COVID ramped up. This response isn’t new. Body weight and higher BMIs are commonly blamed for a wide array of illnesses and disease states. The popular belief is that any diagnosis a person…