Healthy Eating: Easily Misunderstood by Kids and Teens

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Healthy Eating: Easily Misunderstood by Kids and Teens

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Document Type

Podcast

Hosts

Michael Smith

Featured Speaker

Sara Gould, PhD

Length of Episode

11:48

Description

Eating disorders can be physically, emotionally and socially devastating for patients and are difficult for families of those affected. This disorder is the third most chronic condition in adolescents, after obesity and asthma.

Recently the AAP published a clinical report addressing the interaction between obesity prevention and eating disorders. Adolescents can misinterpret what ‘healthy eating’ looks like and thus can lead to an eating disorder.

Hear from Sara Gould, PhD, on how to best manage conversations with teens and providing the right tools on how to live a healthier lifestyles and how the Children’s Mercy Kansas City Eating Disorder Center focuses on the complex medical, psychological, and nutritional issues that contribute to an eating disorder.

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Publication Date

12-7-2016

Healthy Eating: Easily Misunderstood by Kids and Teens

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