My daughter is only ten but she’s already obsessing about her weight. She only eats a few bites of food a day. Should I worry about eating disorders?

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Eating disorders have become a major problem in American society. We’ve raised our children to obsess about food. Magazines, television programs, and even newspapers blare the message that “you can’t be too thin.” It’s fashionable to be unrealistically skinny. These…

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Young people have so much peer pressure to deal with that I hate to make my children feel like they’re different or weird. How can I stop their playmates from teasing them because they eat strange foods?

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

My wife and I consciously set about to make our daughter feel that she is special because of the way she knows how to choose her foods. We used role models. Since we live in Los Angeles, she knows some…

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