Call obesity a disease and food a pathological agent? No thanks

 作者:山把那     |      日期:2019-03-03 06:01:01
Sally Anscombe/Getty Should obesity be recontextualised as a “chronic relapsing progressive disease process”, with food as the “pathological agent”? Yes, says the World Obesity Federation in a new position statement, casting it in an epidemiological light. No, say those of us who see this as deeply problematic language. Such an approach only worsens the already rigid medicalisation of obese bodies,