Is obesity bad for your health?





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Uploaded on Oct 19, 2007

Living Large, 2004 - Some people are taking a stand against what they believe to be discrimination against fat people, and the 'myth of obesity'.

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Is the obesity related health crisis in America just a big con? Many overweight people think so and they've formed a political lobby group, NAAFA, to fight back.

Their pin up boy is Prof Paul Campos who argues that doctors who tell people to lose weight to improve their health should be sued for malpractice. Instead of vilifying and discriminating against overweight people, NAAFA is pushing for greater acceptance of all body sizes.

Produced by ABC Australia. Ref - 2511.

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