The Research – Biggest Loser / First Lady Protest


To support the sign-on letter we provided the referenced research and some additional supporting items from Yale Rudd Center for Food and Policy.

When Science Met the Biggest Loser – Article, Health and Wellness

The effects of reality television on weight bias: an examination of The Biggest Loser. – Abstract

No clear winner: effects of The Biggest Loser on the stigmatization of obese persons. – Abstract

Weighing in on NBC’s The Biggest Loser: governmentality and self-concept on the scale. – Abstract

Eating Disorders in Adolescents With a History of Obesity – Study by the Journal of Pediatrics

Weight Bias: A Social Justice Issue – A Policy Brief by the Yale Rudd Center for Food and Policy

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