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"I'm, Like, SO Fat!": Helping Your Teen Make Healthy Choices about Eating and Exercise in a Weight-Obsessed World
It’s hard to decide which is more frightening--the “food” teenagers enjoy, or the things they say about their bodies. Whether it’s your son’s passion for chips and soda or your daughter’s announcement that she “feels fat,” kids’ attitude about how they look and what they should eat often seem devoid of common sense. In a world where television and school cafeterias push su ...more
Paperback, 317 pages
Published June 8th 2005 by The Guilford Press
(first published June 7th 2005)
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Feb 10, 2010 Jodi rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents
Recommended to Jodi by: Judith
Even though this book is aimed at teenagers, I picked it up from the library because my daughter on two separate occasions in the past month has told me she is fat. She is only 7 and 55 pounds - there is not an ounce of fat on the child! I am navigating these choppy waters a lot sooner than anticipated but I want to do the best I can with this touchy subject. Fortunately, we are already doing many things that should help her -we eat fairly healthy but have treats in the house to enjoy, we eat to ...more