Research Project Explores how Obesity is Linked to Social Class

  • Paul Bissell

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While the rich get thinner, the poorest pile on the pounds. What accounts for this "social gradient", which results in obesity being most prevalent among the least well-off? The pleasure - tinged with guilt and anxiety - that they take in overeating is an explanation explored by a University of Huddersfield professor and his colleagues.

Period20 Aug 2018

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