Woke researchers say phrase ‘morbidly obese’ is offensive


Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Daily Mail

Calling the largest category of people ‘morbidly’ obese is offensive, according to the Obesity Action Coalition. Commenting on the story in the Daily Mail, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon said “Morbid obesity is a clinical term so it seems odd to tell clinicians and academics not to use it… Perhaps we should just go back to calling people fat?”

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