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Mar 18, 2024

Thank you for joining us for another episode of the Low Carb MD Podcast. Joan Denizot is an inspiring speaker and inclusive business consultant who empowers organizations to embrace diversity, foster inclusivity, and drive positive change. She is the founder of Zize Bikes—a company that creates bikes that transcend conventional limits and empower individuals of diverse body sizes—and is also an author. Her most recent book, Big Body Business, redefines business success beyond profits, advocating inclusivity, comfort, and transformation.

In this episode, Tro and Joan talk about weight stigmatization and its negative impacts, why Joan founded Zize Bikes, what goes into engineering a bike that is comfortable to use for an obese person, small things that medical offices and other businesses can do to better accommodate overweight patients/customers, terminology and labels that are appropriate terms for referring to overweight people, the pros and cons of the body positivity movement, psychological hardships that overweight people are prone to as a result of their size, and why

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