Why are we so scared of looking fat?

Looking fat is something a huge number of us worry about. Four out of five teenage girls say they're scared of being overweight.

We even start stereotyping people because of their weight before we're out of nappies.

But where do our fears come from and what damage are they doing?

If you've been affected by this story and want to talk to someone, you can call the eating disorder charity Beat for support on 0808 801 0677 or find out more at beateatingdisorders.org.uk

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