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weight and obesity and their relationship to eating disorders

Facts about weight & obesity

Eating disorders are complex systems. They are more than weight and body size, and yet they typically involve an obsession with weight and body size. The following facts are intended to help parents relax about their children's weight and to help their children do the ...
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diets and weight loss and their relationship to eating disorders

Facts about diets & weight loss

Eating disorders are complex systems, and they are not as simple as dieting. However, almost every eating disorder begins as a diet. Since diets are ineffective and harmful to health, we fervently wish that no person - and especially no child - ever diet. The ...
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