UCLA Med School Course Says Weight Loss is a Myth? Here’s the Lowdown

UCLA Med School Course Says Weight Loss is a Myth?
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Feel­ing over­whelmed by diet cul­ture? A new UCLA med school course is spark­ing fire for say­ing weight loss might be a total bummer.

The course, “Struc­tur­al Racism and Health Equi­ty,” dives into how racism affects health. But one sec­tion has peo­ple It claims focus­ing on weight loss might be use­less and actu­al­ly HARM your health!

Why the dra­ma? The course argues social fac­tors like racism play a HUGE role in health, not just weight. Think stress from dis­crim­i­na­tion or lim­it­ed access to healthy food. ✊

This has some doc­tors wor­ried. They say weight can impact health prob­lems like dia­betes. 🩺 But course sup­port­ers say it’s time to ditch weight-sham­ing and focus on cre­at­ing a fair­er health­care sys­tem for everyone.

So, what’s the truth? The debate is ON. This course is a reminder that health is com­plex and keep­ing an open mind is key. Stay tuned for more on how health­care is get­ting a makeover! ✨

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