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Weighing In: How to Improve Young Girls’ Body Image

By Laura Brooks

Over the weekend, a relative’s daughter lamented that ‘she looked fat.’ Having just started first grade, and in reality being very slim, my young relative demonstrates how insidious the fear of fat can be.  Her mother has weight issues, but is careful not to share her frustration, comment on body sizes, or limit foods but clearly needs to do more.  […] Read more »

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