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Health Tip: Help Kids Feel Better About Themselves
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(HealthDay News) -- Kids who have a negative body image feel more self-conscious and isolated, and are more likely to end up overweight or with an eating disorder.
On the other hand, kids with a positive body image are more likely to succeed, and they don't dwell on weight gain or their looks.
The American Dietetic Association suggests how to help parents promote a healthy body image among children:
-- Diana Kohnle