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Ingrid Eißele

Ingrid Eißele


phone: +49 (0) 71 51-96 46 0


Germany, educational issues, criminal trials


Born in 1962 into a winemaking dynasty. Trained as a journalist at the Waiblinger Kreiszeitung before taking a year off to travel. Co-founder of Zeitenspiegel. Specialist for Latin America. Stern correspondent for Baden-Württemberg since 1994, with a focus on educational and societal issues. Her book Kalte Kinder (cold-hearted children) is published by Herder.


"Being fat is so embarrassing"

Erschienen auf "stern.de", 03.01.2009

Nearly two million children in Germany are overweight. In addition to health problems, they suffer from bullying and social isolation. They compensate with snacks. A vicious circle that can be hard to break.