Linda Bacon, PhD

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9/11/15, Daily Brew, ‘Dear Fat People’ gets fat positivity and shaming all wrong, health experts say, by Sheena Goodyear

“But not only does that tough-love approach [fat shaming] not work — it’s actually harmful, said Linda Bacon, a University of California nutrition professor. “We have a lot of very clear research that shows that when people like themselves, they take better care of themselves and make better choices,” she said.”

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