Parent and Children Chats Focusing on Weight Links to Increased Risk for Unhealthy Eating


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According to a study published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, parent and child conversations that delve on weight and size are linked with an increased risk for unhealthy weight-control behaviors.

The University of Minnesota research team learned that overweight teens whose folks occupied in conversations that focused only on healthful eating were less likely to forego unhealthy dieting.


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Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.




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