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Weight stigma is discrimination or stereotyping based on a person’s size. It can manifest in fatphobia, which is the dislike or fear of being or becoming fat.

Here’s why NEDA’s weight stigma awareness campaign matters

Mahima Sultan, Lifestyle & Opinion Editor September 30, 2019
I talked to a Mercer junior about her experience with eating disorders and weight stigma. From around the ages of 14 to 18, she struggled with anorexia, which is characterized by restrictive eating behaviors and a fear of food.
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