Does ignoring it and pretending it has no ill effects on health hurt fat people?
Let's play semantic games. It's so much fun!
Whether it helps them or not is not really relevant. Society must reinforce healthy norms. A base line must be drawn to make comparisons against or we are all adrift with our own standards and morals in chaos.
Obesity is bad and it will continue to be treated as such.
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