Parental approach to food may influence children's weight

04/22/2013 | CNN/The Chart blog

A study in the journal Pediatrics showed that between 30% and 40% of parents said they urge their children to continue eating even after they say they are full. Parents of teens who were not overweight were more likely to display pressure-to-eat behaviors than were parents of overweight and obese teens, researchers said. "Parental pressure to eat can be detrimental to children because it takes away from a child's ability to respond naturally to their own hunger," lead author Katie Loth said.

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