Parents think their overweight kids are healthy: study

August 25, 2014 9:06 PM

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Parents think their overweight kids are healthy: study

It's because they view them in comparison with other overweight kids, researchers found. 'We rarely compare our weight status against an absolute scale or a number recommended by doctors,' study author Dr. Jian Zhang said.

It's becoming more and more common for parents to see their overweight kids as "healthy," reports a new study in Pediatrics.

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