Eating Disorders

Arm your child with what she needs to know to develop healthy eating habits. Check out our advice for dealing with body issues and raising a body-confident kid.

Kids Who Won't Eat: How to Help Children with Eating Disorders

We're not talking about run-of-the-mill food issues; these are children as young as 9 who battle anorexia and bulimia. Learn the danger signs so that you can protect your child.

5 Ways to Prevent Body Image Issues

Mothers can follow these steps to instill a positive body image in their children (especially young girls) and help prevent eating disorders.

This Mom's Powerful Post About Body Image Will Shake You to the Core

This popular mom blogger's post about her eating disorder past, and her hopes for her daughters' futures, goes way deep.

How to Raise a Healthy Eater (in a Junk-Food World)

Scary fact: French fries are one of kids' favorite vegetables. Even scarier: Research has found that up to a third of young children eat virtually no vegetables at all. Desperate to get healthier food on your child's plate? We teamed up with the experts -- nutritionists from the American Dietetic Association -- to give you the best advice on getting your kids to eat right.

Is Your Child in the Obesity Danger Zone?

Roughly 1 in 3 kids in America is overweight or obese, but millions more "borderline"y kids are on the cusp of a weight problem and need our help just as much. Doctors and proactive parents share their advice about how to fight fat without shaking a child's self-confidence.

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