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Addressing Obesity Together

Living with Obesity

People-First language has been widely adopted for most chronic diseases, but not for Obesity. We believe that it is time to make a change.

What is obesity

Genetics are increasingly recognised to be a major contributor to body weight rather than just in rare diseases.

About obesity

Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health.

Treatments for obesity

Increased priority should be also given to offer treatment and support for people living with obesity

What is stigma

Weight stigmatization or weight-based discrimination occurs when we treat individuals unfairly because of their weight or size.


Obesity relevant infographics

World Obesity Atlas 2023

One billion people globally estimated to be living with obesity by 2030.

One Day In My Mind

One Day In My Mind is a timely reminder for World Obesity Day that stigma is toxic and dangerous for the health of people who suffer from obesity. A short film based on an idea and scenario by Dominique Durrer and members of the Eurobesitas Committee, Switzerland.