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An Obesity Doctor on Why ‘The Biggest Loser’ Remains an Abomination

Dr. Yoni Freedhoff has spent 16 years practicing obesity medicine. He says the show is fat-shaming and unscientific.

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AAmerican television continues to consider the dehumanization of people with obesity as entertainment. On January 28, USA Network is bringing back the…

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Yoni Freedhoff, M.D.

Yoni Freedhoff, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Family Medicine @UOttawa/Dad/Author of The Diet Fix/Co-owner Bariatric Medical Institute and Constant Health/No Manels/Remotely cool once