A number of brave men and women weighing over stone between them get their clothes off on camera to discuss their experience of being obese. Britain is struggling to cope with a nationwide obesity crisis and the county now holds the title of most overweight nation in western Europe. And the BBC has now offered a spotlight for a cross section of medically obese individuals to share their experiences of living as overweight citizens. A number of men and women have dared to strip naked and open up about the abuse they receive simply for being overweight. And they also explain how they gained weight for a BBC Three documentary titled The Naked Truth which is streaming now - here are some of the stories shared on the eye-opening documentary. At 17 Stone, Kat says she receives a predictable response when people attend her classes where she works as a fitness instructor. Kat fell pregnant when she was 16 and turned to comfort eating when her boyfriend at the time left. Kat appears to reject the idea that obese people should lose weight to achieve healthier lives, saying: "Understanding that every body is beautiful regardless of its shape and size. We are all inhabiting a body and we all have to live with a body.
By Natalie Corner For Mailonline. Men and women classified as clinically obese have stripped naked on camera, for a series of raw interviews in which they speak candidly about their relationships with their bodies. Among those revealing themselves both physically and emotionally for a BBC Three documentary are a fitness instructor turned pageant queen whose weight gain was triggered by heartbreak, and a man who recalls being fat-shamed by his own siblings. The Naked Truth: Obesity also features a woman who gained 7st during a bout of glandular fever, and a photographer who would binge-eat to cope with her loneliness as a shy student.
BRITAIN'S obesity problem has never been bigger, with shocking new research revealing that more than 50 per cent of children in some parts of the country are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. As the obesity epidemic takes hold, some claim Brits are becoming increasingly fattist. Here, two of the women taking part in the programme — by posing naked and talking frankly about their bodies — share their stories. Kat, 34, works in finance for a law company and is a part-time fitness instructor. She lives in Surrey, has been in a relationship for 16 years and has a year- old daughter. I was teased about my size and my broken teeth at primary school. I was a size 12 when I got pregnant at the age of My boyfriend left, and I comfort ate throughout my pregnancy to try to make myself feel better.
This Morning viewers were outraged today by an "obese, naked and proud" woman with a strange body positivity message. Jo Frost was part of a trio of big, brave and beautiful ladies revealing why they bared all in a naked photoshoot. Alongside Kat Henry and Sophie Mayanne on the This Morning sofa, Jo revealed that she got nude to express how comfortable she was with her body. When asked about the different reception between being underweight and overweight, she claimed that skinny people get a "lot more empathy". This was met with fierce criticism from outraged viewers who argued underweight people suffer just as badly and need just as much body positivity,. On whether obese women had it worse, Jo said: "I would say so. I do live videos and we talk about body positivity to quite a large audience on a regular basis, no matter what size you are.