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March 13, 2019



HOW TO TALK TO KIDS ABOUT WEIGHT AND OBESITY

Weight is a sensitive subject for many, especially for children and teens. Concerns about body image and gaining weight are affecting kids at a very young age. Careful attention in deciding how to talk to your child about weight is important because it can have serious and lifelong implications. The following are some tips taken from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website, eatright.org.

1. Encourage open dialogue by talking with your children about weight and encourage them to share their feelings and thoughts about weight as they arise....



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