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          Too Big, Too Young

          June 04, 2008

          Obesity is a huge problem for adults in this country, but now it’s becoming an epidemic among young children. Dr. Phil has advice for placing your child on the pathway to health.



          Morbidly Obese Toddler

          Barbra says her 3-year-old daughter started gaining weight at 6 months old and now weighs 80 pounds. She and her aunt, Dana, are baffled by what they believe is a medical mystery because they say the child doesn’t overeat.


          Is Barbra contributing to her daughter’s weight gain?



          Refrigerator Bandit?
          Misty doesn’t know how to stop her 7-year-old daughter, Kaylie, from sneaking food at night. Kaylie weighs 145, pounds, and is the butt of cruel jokes at school.



          “Food is her best friend.”



          Mom in the Middle

          Tammy and her two kids are obese, and she says she can’t change their eating habits. Her sister, Debbie, says the boys’ portion sizes are too big and the family is just lazy.


          Can Dr. Phil get Tammy to stick to a nutrition plan?



          Fowl Play?
          Tonya is desperate for help because she can’t get her overweight 2-year-old to eat anything but orange chicken.




          Can Tonya teach her tot to tame his taste buds?


          Deadly Eating

          Jessica says her mom, Angie, is blind to the health issues of her 351-pound sister, Jaleisa, who is only 15. Jessica says her mom never buys healthy food, and she fears her mom has Munchausen’s syndrome. Angie says she can’t monitor Jaleisa’s eating habits all day.


          Can Angie turn this situation around, or is it too late?

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          Are you a bridesmaid under pressure to look “perfect?” Is the bride demanding that all her bridesmaids lose weight and get into shape before the big day?

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          Know Someone Refusing to Act Their Age?

          Is your son or daughter a moocher and refusing to grow up? Is your loved one having a midlife crisis or wearing inappropriate clothing?

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          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

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          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

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          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

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          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

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