Blog: Chubby angst

Catherine Sleep | 6 April 2004

Do we worry too much about our size? Or should we worry more? Fat may be a feminist issue but it’s increasingly a health one too. According to a new poll, 60% of us think the government should tax junk food like it does tobacco. Celebrity chubbster Amy Lamé says personal responsibility is the way forward, but losing weight is a full-time job and society can certainly help.

Take part in the poll while you're there.

Amy Lamé says “Keep fat-phobia in perspective”


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