Parents are key players in the prevention and treatment of weight-related problems.

  title={Parents are key players in the prevention and treatment of weight-related problems.},
  author={Moria Golan and Scott J Crow},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={62 1},
There is growing agreement among experts that an obesogenic environment, which encourage excess food intake and idealizes thinness, plays a crucial role in the epidemic of childhood obesity and eating disorders. Because parents provide a child's contextual environment, they should be considered key players in interventions aimed at preventing or treating weight-related problems. Parenting style and feeding style are crucial factors in fostering healthy lifestyle and awareness of internal hunger… CONTINUE READING
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