Our Jeremy Greene, a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine said that this was an important first step, but pointed out that shame, alone, may not be a powerful enough incentive to change behavior

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A Big Fat Shame

March 11, 2016

The problems with criticising someone’s weight. If someone is overweight, there may be numerous factors at work, meaning it’s not due to poor discipline or willpower. Attacking people as if it is won’t help

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Dan O’Connor on a close relative of ‘mansplaining’. He calls it ‘thinsplaining’. It’s where people who aren’t overweight assume that people who are overweight need their problem explained to them in detail.

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