Fat Facts -- a resource for academics on fat acceptance





Fat Studies Bibliography


Dieting Statistics  


Obesity statistics


Sources tying fat to genetics 


Sources on childhood obesity


Sources mistakenly equating fat with overeating, poor nutrition or inactivity 


Sources attributing diabetes to fat 


Sources attributing heart disease / strokes to fat 


Studies showing dangers of yo-yo dieting 


Studies showing benefits of HAES approach 


Studies showing the positive aspects of fat


Sources on eating disorders


Sources on attitudes toward fat (including discrimination)


Sources on medical providers attitudes towards fat 


Sources saying obesity causes early death


Sources showing that fitness affects health more than fat 


Sources on Weight Loss Surgery


Sources tying attitudes towards fat to health