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Is Being Fat Bad For You?By Maintenance Phase, Aubrey Gordon , Michael Hobbes

In a Nutshell

In this November 2021 episode of the Maintenance Phase podcast, hosts Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes question commonly held misconceptions related to weight and health.

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The stigma against fat people and the belief that fat people are unhealthy long predates any science showing that. … The Catholic Church invented the Seven Deadly Sins, and one of them was gluttony.

Michael Hobbes

Introduction

Research into the effects of body weight on a person's health is relatively new.

The data surrounding these studies raises questions about the validity of certain claims, like the belief that fat people don't live as long or are generally unhealthier.

Hosted by writer Aubrey Gordon and journalist Michael Hobbes, Maintenance Phase is a podcast that questions the science behind popular health and wellness topics.

In this episode from November 2021, Gordon and Hobbes unpack the research and history that has shaped our current understanding of body weight as it relates to health issues and mortality rates.

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