While it might seem like stigma could motivate someone to lose weight, studies have linked it to a likelihood of overeating.
It is no secret that the rise in obesity in America has something to do with food. But how much?
Dr. Francis Collins shares the latest research and what it says about understanding obesity and how best to reduce the problem.
In part two of our series, we hear three perspectives on living with obesity: struggling, succeeding and deciding not to lose weight.
In part one of our series, we look at the numbers with NPR's Allison Aubrey and Johns Hopkins' Dr. Bruce Lee.