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helping overweight children
An_248436 posted:
My pediatrician informed me my young son is overweight. When I asked what to do, he looked at me and asked if I had done anything to lose weight.
After my initial shock, I began to think.
Is it correct that my eating habits can impact my son?
I have tried several weight loss programs, with little success. I plan to try again if it will help my son.
I have considered meal replacement programs but I am not certain if eating different meals than my son will be helpful. I wonder if there are any programs available which will allow me to make changes which I can pass to my son.
Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
GREAT Question!

I absolutely believe that parents influence children's eating/exercise habits.

I encourage you to post in our AMAZING WebMD Diet Community where our expert, Dr. Pam Peeke, answers questions and guides members on how to best make lifelong healthy changes.

Click the link here, use the orange "Post Now" button and go from there! WebMD Diet Community

I also moderate that community, I'll keep an eye out for you!


p.s. We have a fantastic parenting community with an expert as well located here:

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