Body Image and Weight Bias

Jul 21, 2014

A conversation about weight bias, personal struggles with body image, and what it costs Americans in self-esteem and in dollars. Our guests: Rebecca Puhl, deputy director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity; Andrew Walen, founder and executive director of the Columbia-based Body Image Therapy Center and the author of "Man Up To Eating Disorders"; and documentarian and fat activist Lindsey Averill, filmmaker behind the forthcoming documentary "Fatitude." Guest host Nikki Gamer

Social consequences of obesity can include barriers to employment.
Credit The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity