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Rising number of parents experiencing “Obliviobesity,” or the inability to recognize their child is overweight

Dr. David Katz, founder of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center, recently coined the term “Obliviobesity.” In an article for the Childhood Obesity Journal, of which he is editor, he explains that obliviobesity is the inability for parents to recognize weight problems with their own children. According to the study Katz cites, “parents tended to recognize…

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