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Body Image Survival Tips for You & Your Kids

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: In a day when young kids think they're "fat," you know there is a problem at hand. What can you do to change the pattern?
Air Date: 10/2/13
Duration: 10
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Marci Warhaft-Nadler, author and body image expert
Marci Warhaft-Nadler is a body image advocate, eating disorder survivor and founder of the Fit vs. Fiction body image workshops for schools, that uses images and real life stories to break down the dangerous myths related to beauty and fitness in an image obsessed world. She writes for the Huffington Post and is the author of The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens and Teens Thrive, which gives parents the tools they need to empower their kids with the confidence they deserve.
  • Book Title: The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens and Teens Thrive
  • Guest Twitter Account: @Fit_Versus_Fiction
Body Image Survival Tips for You & Your Kids
Do you put yourself down in front of your kids when it comes to your weight or looks? What about the other people to which your kids are exposed?

Irreparable harm could be doing done.

How do the things your kids hear and see affect the way they look at their own bodies? When five-year-old kids say "I don't want to wear that because it makes me look fat," you know a problem is at hand.

Marci Warhaft-Nadler, a body image advocate, joins Andrea and Lisa to tear down the dangerous myths related to fitness and beauty. She shares ways to help empower kids to appreciate who they are instead of judge who they think they're not.

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