The impact of weight stigma on caloric consumption.

Title: The impact of weight stigma on caloric consumption.

Source: Obesity, 19 (10), p. 1957-1962.

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Date of publication: October, 2011.

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: A study exploring the influence of exposure to weight stigma and energy intake in normal weight and overweight women.  Findings suggested that in overweight women, exposure to weight stigmatizing material may result in increased caloric consumption and challenged the idea that weight stigma may have a positive, motivating effect upon overweight women.

Length of publication: 6 pages.


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