Many Parents of Obese Children Underestimate Their Weight

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"We need to not make light of it. We need to be more proactive," she said. "It's never too early to start. It's OK to introduce young children to fish and grilled chicken and salad, not just things that are off the kids' menu like mac and cheese."

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For more about childhood obesity, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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