Children Do Not Have Accurate View of Weight

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By Alabama News Network

Nearly one in three American children do not have an accurate view of their own weight.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 42% of obese children think they are at the right weight.  

About 12% of children who are at a healthy weight think they are too thin or too fat.

Researchers say an accurate perception of one's weight leads to better nutritional choices.



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