Summary: The Fat Acceptance Movement

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Obesity is a disorder where people have excessive body fat, which leads to many health problems. It is usually caused by the overeating and lack of exercise. Obesity has been looked down upon by our society due to the medical issues that it causes. As a result of this, a fat acceptance movement was started to protect obese people from discrimination. This movement is bad for society as it makes people think it’s okay to be unhealthy and that everybody else should change their life around for them to be happy about being unhealthy. The Fat Acceptance Movement supports people living an unhealthy lifestyle. Obesity has been shown to cause many health problems. By supporting the Fat Acceptance Movement, we are supporting more health problems in…show more content…
As stated before, they have claimed that obesity cannot be fixed as they are going to gain the weight back. This is clearly not true as many obese people have got lost their obesity due to exercising. This is shown by a man called Ryan Footit that was 40 years old and 300 lbs., but after one year of exercising he became 185 lbs. He did this by eating nutritious food and exercising at 3 a.m. in the morning, proving that obesity can be fixed. They also blame overeating on stress that is being caused by social standards and health advice from different sources. The problem is that it is their fault that they overate as they are the ones that let social standards bug them. They also should not get offended by health advice as they do not need to follow…show more content…
They say that we are the ones causing people to overeat by trying to set social norms for their weight. This is untrue though. We look down on all unhealthy risk like smoking, drinking, and doing drugs. Why should we not look down on obesity as an unhealthy risk, when we look down at smoking, drinking, and doing drug as unhealthy risk. We aren’t looking down on obesity because the people are fat, we are looking down on it because we don’t want kids to think it’s okay and healthy. Giving the facts on obesity isn’t discrimination, it’s warning people of the consequences of it. They have no right to get stress because the facts of obesity is being given to people. Even then, if they decide the way to handle that stress that they get; it’s their fault for deciding to overeat not the stress’ fault. In the end, I don’t support the Fat Acceptance Movement. It’s supports being unhealthy and supports voluntary taking health risks for the sake of being lazy. It lets kids think it’s a good option be be obese and lies about the facts of obesity. It’s not a disability, it’s a voluntary problem. We should not let kids think otherwise and make it look like a good thing. They could keep claiming that things like stress and social norms are making them obese and unhealthy. They could keep saying exercising won’t help them, even when they
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