I'm Collecting Fat Myths--Will You Help?

I've been writing a series on my blog about fat myths, based on Dr. Pattie Thomas' list of ten myths in her book Taking Up Space.

As part of that series, I'd like to make a list of other fat myths so I can continue to write about them. Is there a myth about fat that you'd like to see me write about? Please let me know in a comment!

I've gotten some great responses on my Facebook page, including:

Fat people have a thin person inside them, waiting to come out

Fat people all have eating disorders

Fat people don't know how much they eat or exercise

Fat people don't know about nutrition

Fat people have poor hygiene

Fat people are stupid

Fat people need to be told they're fat

Fat people don't care about their health

All fat people are poor

I'd love your help adding to this list. Thank you!

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