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Is Dieting Safe For Kids To Lose Weight?



Is Dieting Ok For Children?

The word "diet" can mean an attempt to lose weight by limiting intake of calories or certain types of food.You may know some adults and kids who worry about their weight and say they're going on a diet. But a majority of the kids do not need to.

Dieting: Are They Too Young?

It's not appropriate for the vast majority of kids to go on a weight-loss diet. Dieting in childhood can lead to physical problems that may prove difficult to reverse, even years later. One of the most common issues is vitamin and nutritional defi...

Should You Put Your Child On A Diet?

Clearly, a child carrying excess weight is a problem. But is it right to put your child on a diet? Absolutely not, say experts. At no point should a parent ever look at a child and say, we need to put you on a diet.

A Diet Can Lead To Consequences

Women who were put on diet as young girls are more likely to struggle with obesity, alcohol abuse and disordered eating as adults, according to preliminary research. Parents should ensure that kids do not go on a diet but lose weight in a healthy ...

Combat Childhood Obesity Without Putting Your Child On A Diet

As parents, there are several ways to curtail your child's growing girth without making weight loss the main focus area. Read on to know about the various ways...

Healthy Ways To Combat Your Child's Weight

If you think your child is overweight or too skinny, it’s normal to be concerned, especially if you have also struggled with weight problems. Although, your natural tendency will likely be to try to fix it, experts agree that parents often make m...

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