9/27/2011

A survey of parents found that the majority perceived the terms "fat," "extremely obese" and "obese" to be the most stigmatizing when referring to children with excess body weight, a study in Pediatrics found. Researchers learned that most parents think that terms such as "unhealthy weight," "weight problem" or "overweight" are more motivational for weight loss.

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