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SHOULD WE WEIGH OUR KIDS?

It’s a controversial topic – some professionals argue putting children on the scales is essential to their health; others believe it’s harmful.Our experts battle it out

THE HEALTHY DEBATE

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YES

says Tam Fry, from the National Obesity Forum and Child Growth Foundation

‘We measure animals in the zoo to see that they’re growing, we measure our cars with an MOT, but in 1989 we stopped measuring our children.The result was that on a yearly basis they got fatter.Now 22 per cent of four-yearolds and 33 per cent of 10-year-olds are overweight or obese.

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Brush up on your #superfoodgoals with our March/April issue of healthy, which explores the truth behind the nutrition buzzword. Get cooking with our round-up of 25 delicious recipes, including chia, matcha and chocolate (yes, really!) based meals. Get to know Darcey Bussell and Lorraine Kelly in our exclusive interviews. Plus, be inspired by our 101 simple ideas on how to change your life now, including how a daily ritual can help you beat stress. Stay grounded with the new digital edition of healthy.
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