Parents can't spot the fat in their kids

August 26, 2014 1:04 AM

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Parents can't spot the fat in their kids

Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can't even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight.

A new study in the journal Pediatrics found parents were significantly less likely to make an accurate assessment of their children's weight compared with parents from an earlier generation. If mums and dads didn't see the problem, they weren't likely to be part of the solution, the researchers said...

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