Has the Body Positivity Movement Gone Too Far? 

Oct 05, 2022 on Syndicated at 3:00 PM


Dr. Phil discusses the highly debated issue of whether or not the body positivity movement -- a belief system that embraces bodies of all shapes and sizes -- has gone too far. Since 2020, 36.5% of Americans have been considered overweight and 32.5% o... (more)bese. Are we doing too much to celebrate the plus-sized? Not according to Lexi and her husband, Will, who say they've struggled with their body image their entire lives and have now found freedom in letting go of the need to control their weight and instead accepting themselves the way they are. Dr. Phil also meets YouTube personality John Glaude, who says he once believed in the body positivity movement until it almost killed him. Plus, Dr. Howard Liebowitz discusses the medical realities of being overweight, and nutritionist Kelsey Koehler offers tips to set practical goals for weight loss.

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