Dr. T discusses the harmful effects of weight stigma on the Science Vs podcast!

In a recent episode of the Science Vs podcast, experts dispute the validity of the B.M.I. scale as a measure and predictor of health, as not all overweight or obese people experience associated health issues. Dr. T describes another mechanism that has been shown to be associated with health issues – weight stigma experiences. She shares research findings linking weight stigma experiences to shorter life spans, heart disease, and stomach ulcers. Click here to listen to the full episode!