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Fatphobia as toxic as poor diet say experts

Vicious circle: Scientists think that "weight stigma" actually increases the risk of gaining weight.

Will a new film help defeat prejudice? The Whale, released today, depicts a recluse suffering from obesity and mental health problems. Its delivery has been criticised, but some say it is a step towards much-needed representation.

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