Overweight people are insulted and discriminated against

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Overweight people are insulted and discriminated against

A study carried out by Slimming World has found that 40 per cent of overweight people experience some form of judgement or criticism at least once-a-week.
The participants of the study complained of humiliations such as; fellow passengers refusing to share a seat on public transport, groups of men in nightclubs feigning romantic interest and teenagers taking pictures or videos on their smartphone. 
The surgery found weight discrimination does not motivate people to lose weight. Instead, it leaves the recipient feeling ashamed, with 65 per cent saying it made them turn to comfort eating as a response.
Tony Orrell, was once obese, weighing more than 38 stone, he has now lost 21 stone, and is promoting weight loss in London.

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