How to talk to your kids about weight loss [video]Posted July 6, 2012 by Richard Foullon, MD
Talking to kids about sensitive subjects is never easy. That's especially true when it comes to raising the issue of childhood obesity. But with an estimated 17 percent of all children in the United States classifeid as obese and another 17 percent as overweight, one thing is clear: childhood obesity is one subject that many families across the country just can't avoid talking about.
This video provides you with excellent insights into why it's so important for parents to communicate with their kids about their health and what an ideal target weight should be, plus easy meal ideas and other tips for helping your kids maintain an active lifestyle that will make reaching their fitness goals easy.
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