What you need to know about eating disorders
What you need to know about eating disorders

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  • Parents should be concerned if their children develop an unhealthy obsession about their weight.
  • The most common eating disorders are anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.
  • Eating disorders can be life-threatening and require professional help to overcome.
Nurturing a healthy body image
Nurturing a healthy body image

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  • Having a healthy body image means you feel comfortable in your own skin and don’t fixate on your imperfections.
  • When people suffer from a negative body image, it can put them at risk for things like depression, low self-esteem, and eating disorders.
  • By being a good example, teaching our children how to be media savvy, and focusing on their strengths, we can help them develop a healthy body image.

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