Dieting too young

Ingraining the notion of “dieting” into young children is a dubious notion.  First and foremost, teaching children to “diet” (i.e. monitor what they eat and make sure that it is all low fat or low calorie) creates a complex that they will carry on into adulthood.  Second, it also tends to signify that “dieting” = healthy, and that is not at all the case.

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One Response to Dieting too young

  1. Tim says:

    I’m with you on this one.. its not as if the diets that are on the market generally work anyway. A program of healthy eating at the right times will ge a long way in helping someone stay trim and fit anyways.

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