Health Tip: When Your Child Is Overweight11/19/13
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is overweight, encouraging him
or her to eat healthy foods and get plenty of exercise can help in
the child's quest to lose weight. But don't forget to offer loving
The Weight-Control Information Network offers these
- Work with your child to set specific goals and help your child
reach them, tracking progress along the way.
- When your child succeeds, offer big hugs and plenty of
- Talk to your child, and listen to what he or she has to say
about weight. Talk with the child about any concerns.
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