104: BMI, the Fat Spectrum and Who Is Classed as Fat?


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Do you know why the BMI is racist? Who gets to claim the awesome title of “fat”? What the heck is “death fat”? Answers coming your way, rat bastard!

Episode show notes: http://www.fiercefatty.com/104

Free Training: The 4 Simple Steps to Feel Confident in Your Body and Around Food ... Even If You Believe It's Not Possible! https://event.webinarjam.com/channel/org

The BMI is Racist and Useless By Christine Byrne: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/bmi-scale-racist-health_l_5f15a8a8c5b6d14c336a43b0

Inclusive Language For Higher-Weight People by Ragen Chastain: https://weightandhealthcare.substack.com/p/inclusive-language-for-higher-weight?r=c8nqp&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&utm_source=

The Problem with Person-First Language by Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg: https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/magazine/the-problem-with-person-first-language/

The Fat Spectrum by Fluffy Kitten Party: https://fluffykittenparty.com/2021/06/01/fategories-understanding-smallfat-fragility-the-fat-spectrum/

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