Obesity Related White Papers
"Everybody Needs to Act" World Obesity Day 2022
Weight bias refers to the negative ideologies associated with obesity. Weight bias leads to weight stigma.
Weight stigma refers to the discriminatory acts and ideologies targeted towards individuals because of their weight and size.
Weight stigma is one of the most common forms of discrimination in modern societies, alongside racism and sexism. It is estimated to be experienced by 19-42% of adults living with obesity.
RACGP position statement on prevention and treatment of obesity
To help raise awareness around the science and many drivers of obesity and shift the narrative away shame and blame
Clinical guidelines for overweight and obesity.