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Social Stigmatization

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The social stigma of being obese can be bring negative and hurtful judgments from the people around you. Making positive, healthy lifestyle changes can be challenging when dealing with extra stress from societal stereotypes.

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No one can argue the success of the popular television show "The Biggest Loser".  Most people would agree that the show can be very entertaining and inspiring for anyone who is trying to lose weight.  As a practicing Personal Trainer I can understand why someone would want to watch the show, but I do have to offer caution to you if you…

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