America’s war on fat has wreaked havoc on its target demographic. Young Americans are now speaking up about the trauma this health-promoting agenda has caused.
In today’s fat-obsessed, thin-ideal world we hear little about the dangers fat-talk has on individuals and society at large.
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“Fat-Talk Nation,” by Susan Greenhalgh, illustrates how the war on fat has shaped the way a generation sees themselves, regardless of weight, with autobiographical narratives of personal struggles with body image, weight and self-worth.