Linda Bacon, PhD

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4/21/13: TribLive (US World), Colleges fit ‘fat studies’ into curriculum, by Debra Erdley.

The CDC continues to warn about health risks associated with excess weight.

Yet Linda Bacon, author of “Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight,” has questioned the health stereotypes associated with weight during her scientific research over 15 years. A biology professor at City College of San Francisco, she has master’s degrees in psychotherapy and exercise science and metabolism, and a doctorate in physiology. “I’ve come to the conclusion that the notion that fat is killing us is much more damaging than fat itself,” Bacon said. See entire article here