Obesity data from Public Health England is "scaremongering" and is complicit with a wider attempt to belittle fat people, a body image campaigner told Daybreak.
Fatima Parker from the International Size Acceptance Society said the weight loss industry had a lot to gain from data that painted obesity as a national problem.
"By belittling fat people....by stigmatising us, they will scare you, who are thin. Be careful! You will be treated that way."
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