via The Atlantic: Study: Many Parents Are In Denial About Their Kids’ Obesity

by ParentCo. March 09, 2015

This dissonance, according to pediatrician and lead study author Kyung Rhee, may have to do with what she calls “the normalization of obesity.” “There are so many kids who are overweight—and so many adults who are overweight—that a lot of parents just don’t recognize it” as a problem, she says (around one-fifth of U.S. children and one-third of adults are currently obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). via The Atlantic: Many Parents Are In Denial About Their Kids’ Obesity — The Atlantic.


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