Why We Say “People with Obesity”

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Q: “People with obesity” sounds odd to me. Why don’t you just say, “obese people?” A: Jillian Reece, RD, a dietitian with the Tufts Medical Center Weight and Wellness Center, answers: “Many people are not aware that obesity is a complex disease with multiple causes including genetic, biological, and other noncontrollable factors. In June 2013, […]
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