- The problems of overweight in children: how to build a dialogue with the child
Meals - not strict restrictions on food
It is not necessary to completely change your diet, introduce new foods gradually to invent something new, healthy food
Healthy eating - do not limit yourself to eating
punishment should not look. Too many parents make the mistake of forcing the child to eat something that they think is useful.
The need to comply with strict rules and a negative impact on self-esteem, especially in teens. The stricter limit will in some certain products, the more children will want to eat them.
Make sure that in your kitchen there is as much useful products. If a child is hungry, it can be a snack that is in the refrigerator, so it is important to have on hand is the products that do not harm the child's health and does not lead to obesity. Take your children with you to the store, let them choose products with you, let your child help you cook something tasty and healthy.
At least once a week, sit down with your family, it does not turn on the television, the computer, turn off the mobile phone. During family meals children prefer healthier food, and some studies show that in families where all family members eat together, children are much less likely to suffer from obesity.
In no case do not force your child to stick to a strict diet, if the rest of the family eat without any restrictions. Such children have exacerbated the sense of shame and alienation, they can easily hide from you food to eat it when you can not see it.
Even if the family only din child is obese, by positive changes in the life style, good habits of regular exercise and healthy food on the table will benefit not only him, but all the family members
Explain to your child that weight and beauty are not the same
The media promote a standard of beauty that is not available to the vast majority of us. According to the results of sociological research, only 2% of women consider themselves beautiful. But also some organizations held special events aimed at changing the standard imposed on us.
How does this affect adolescents are overweight? Many people find themselves far from the standard of beauty, many of this fact, and inhibits a negative impact on self-esteem of man. Women who participated in the survey admitted that appearance plays an important role in their self-confidence and perception of the world. Also, many of them were in favor of changing the standard of beauty, calling not to limit its weight and age, but add to the list of advantages of kindness, dignity and love.
Try to show her daughter that she loved and beautiful. Take care and attention, choose the clothes together, try to choose something that will emphasize its individuality. Clothing does not have to be expensive, but it should be a good fit. In fact, it is very important for children to know that not look good.
Unfortunately, some teens are choosing the wrong approach to solving the problem of excess weight. This leads to serious disturbances in the body, such as the continuing need for food, bulimia
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Pay attention to your child's behavior. If you notice that your daughter avoids talking about food, too much time to count calories and exercise
Myths about exercise: do not believe
Often fed according diets that promise a quick effect, you should take care, since it may be the first signs that the child perceives the wrong problem and trying to solve is not the best way.
Eating disorders can be treated, the main thing to notice symptoms and consult a specialist.
Do not give up, determine the prospects for the future
If it was so easy to protect the child from eating and weight problem, this issue would not be raised so often in our society. Sometimes it is very difficult to understand what is happening on the one hand we are surrounded by beauty with glossy covers, on the other hand - everywhere you look foods with high fat content, even though the desire to work out, we can be extremely difficult to opt for this time in busy schedule . It is quite normal that all this desire to live a healthy lifestyle is somewhat reduced.
Do not give in to pessimism. You should not abruptly change his life, good habits will not appear overnight, you also will not be every day constantly follow certain rules. This is normal. Sometimes, your weight will become more your child he, too, will change in your life will happen good and bad days. But do not let one bad day away your confidence in the correctness of your actions. Remember that the most important thing is the health of your family and everything you do is aimed precisely at this.