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Pushing Teens to Change Their Eating Habits Could Backfire

Parents who exert too much control over what their children eat may not be doing their adolescents any favors when it comes to controlling the youngsters’ weight, according to the latest study. Researchers report in the journal Pediatrics that pressure from parents to clean plates, or to restrict eating high-calorie foods such as sweets and sugared sodas may not help teens to maintain a healthy weight.
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