How Can I Encourage My Overweight Teen to Lose Weight?

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When you've got an overweight teen, and you want to encourage them to lose weight, I've got two suggestions. The first one is to change your family's food culture not about the teen. But eat healthy as a family and cook together. Get involved with getting with going to farmer's market together, preparing the meal together, they are much more likely to eat healthy food if they're sitting around the table, do they help to repair.

The second thing though, is that if at any point, they mention concern about their weight, or what kids at school are saying about them, that's the moment you want to sit down with them and have a serious talk about how we can work together to change this. You want to address it, the best time is when thy bring it up.