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How to help kids be healthy without damaging their self-esteem

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How to help kids be healthy without damaging their self-esteem

By Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News National | Posted - Aug. 21, 2015 at 12:21 p.m.



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Gillian Brown's parents don't like her body.

Starting when she was 7 years old, they urged her to change it, setting up meetings with dietitians and offering opinions on why the number on the scale only seemed to rise.

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