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It's Not About the Weight

Managing weight can seem like an insurmountable challenge. In my medical practice here at Parker Place, I work with many teens and tweens who feel they are struggling with their weight. After having listened to them share how their weight has affected their activities and their emotional health I find myself coming back to two main themes in these conversations. I’m sharing them with the hope that this per can make a difference in their struggle.

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What Does Healthy Eating Look Like?

If you Google “healthy eating” you get a huge number of “authorities” giving you advice, from magazine editors to professional organizations to our own federal government. Sifting through all of this information can be confusing and it may leave you asking yourself, “Who’s right?” or “So what am I supposed to follow?” or “What is the healthiest way to feed myself and my family?”

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