Obese people have to fight not only against their overweight, but often also against prejudice and social exclusion. According to a recent survey, a majority of Germans find overweight unaesthetic.
More and more Germans are too fat
More and more people worldwide are suffering from obesity and obesity. In Germany, for example, about 7 million people were in therapy for obesity in 2014 alone. Compared to 2006, this was an increase of 14 percent. Those affected need to fight not only against their superfluous pounds but also against prejudice and social exclusion, as a recent study shows.
Overweight people are stigmatized and marginalized
The thicker the human being, the more they feel discriminated, researchers at the Integrated Research and Treatment Center( IFB) said in a study last year that Adiposity Disorders of the University of LeipzigYear.
That is not only felt so, now shows a current analysis of the health insurance DAK health. The "XXL report: opinions and assessments on overweight and obesity" shows that obese people in Germany are often stigmatized and marginalized. Accordingly, 71 percent of the population are severely overweight unaesthetic. Each eight consciously avoids contact with those affected.