'Obesity – the truth from within' puts a lens on the personal stories shared by people living with obesity, a chronic disease that affects more than 650 million people globally. Their efforts to manage the disease and shake off the burden of stigma are highlighted through a series of intimate portraits captured by photographer Abbie Trayler-Smith.
Elroy’s an author, actor, voice-over artist and accomplished singer-songwriter with a UK number 1 hit single to his name.
Sarah lives with her partner and baby daughter. She is a powerful obesity advocate.
Abigail calls West London home and works as an actress. As a teenager, she competed as a heptathlete, with her main event being the shot put.
After working in advertising in London for many years, Wynford is now caring for his mother full time.
Obesity can seem fairly straightforward to explain – if we consume more calories than we need, we pile on the pounds. But in fact, the problem is much more complex.