Obese and overweight women, children underestimate true weight, study finds

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 19:30 in Health & Medicine

Overweight and obese women and children underestimate their body weight, new research finds. Almost half of the mothers with overweight and obese children think that their children's weight is normal. Obese images appear to have become acceptable norms in some families; thereby, increasing the risk for cardiovascular disease.

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