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Calling girls ‘too fat’ may result in weight gain

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NEW YORK — Young girls who have been called “too fat” are more likely to be obese as young adults, according to a new research letter.

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The early stigma of being labeled that way may worsen the problem rather than encouraging girls to become healthier, but more research is needed to be sure, the study authors say.

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