5/4/2013: The Stigma of Obesity


Weight Stigma

Today’s guest was Ted Kyle of Conscien Health and Board Member with the Obesity Action Coalition about weight stigma. Over 1/3 of Americans suffer from obesity, and aside from the health issues these folks face, they also face stigma and bias from all directions. In the workplace, in schools, even from the medical community.


Rob is a Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, certified by the ISSA and is currently pursing a nutritional sciences degree with plans on becoming a Registered Dietitian. He is also a member of the Obesity Action Coalition and a volunteer for the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America. As a personal nutritional coach with Positively Healthy, Rob helps his clients make small, realistic changes to their eating and exercise habits that add up to positively healthy results.

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  1. September 19, 2013

    […] another great all around person I’ve been lucky enough to associate with recently. He did a radio show with me on weight stigma back in May that’s worth a listen. A couple others from my team were at the same table and […]

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