Children and Teens Afraid to Eat: Helping Youth in Today's Weight-Obsessed World

Children and Teens Afraid to Eat: Helping Youth in Today's Weight-Obsessed World

by Frances M. Berg

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Children and Teens Afraid to Eat: Helping Youth in Today's Weight-Obsessed World by Frances M. Berg

Documenting the overwhelming physical and mental effects of the pressure to be thin, this book examines the way weight obsession consumes America's youth. It describes four major weight and eating problems-eating disorders, dysfunctional eating, size prejudice, and overweight-and shows healthy ways to change. A valuable resource for parents, teachers, and health professionals, it explains new ways to nurture children and prevent weight problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780918532558
Publisher: Healthy Weight Network
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Afraid to Eat Series
Edition description: 3RD, REVISED
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Frances M. Berg is a licensed nutritionist, an adjunct professor at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, and the editor of Healthy Weight Journal. She lives in Hettinger, North Dakota.

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