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          Top Three Ways You're Making Your Child Obese

          April 05, 2010

          Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic, with reportedly 36 percent of children under 12 overweight. Parents: If your kids are tipping the scales, don’t miss the top three ways that you may be contributing to their weight gain.  


          A Form of Child Abuse?

          Dr. Jim Sears, co-host of the hit show The Doctors, weighs in on child obesity. Learn his thoughts on the dangers of allowing children to overeat.


          “This is a little extreme.” 



          Little Girl, Big Problems
          Sarah weighs 173 pounds, and she’s only 10 years old. Her parents, Enrique and Gina, point fingers at each other when it comes to their daughter’s bad eating habits.


          What’s behind Sarah’s need to overeat?



          Making a House Call
          Dr. Philip Goglia, a leading nutritionist, pays the family a visit and raids their pantry. You won’t believe what he finds!


          Could you be making the same mistakes?



          Clueless about Weight Gain

          Jerry and Tori say their 5-year-old daughter, Patience, tips the scales at 92 pounds, but the parents can’t figure out why a child who eats healthy and exercises is steadily gaining weight.


          “It breaks my heart.”

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