The Many Influences on Body Image

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Photo by iso topon on Unsplash

Everything in moderation - right? That goes for food and screen time. We’re seeing a connection between our use of technology and our eating habits. This mix is also affecting our teens’ and tweens’ body image. And have you ever heard of moralizing food choices? I sure hadn’t.

So what is the effect of our own eating and our screen time on our kids’ body image? And how can they develop a healthy outlook? On our most recent episode of Parenting Beyond the Headlines, we talked with Emotional Eating Coach, Carey Niekrash. She helped us understand eating right and helping our kids understand the importance of healthy choices - food and screen-wise.