#INDIENEWZ :: Parents, Kids, Doctors Balk at Talk About Weight
Parents, Kids, Doctors Balk at Talk About Weight
Sept. 14, 2011 -- Doctors say it's the most important thing parents can discuss with their kids. Yet both parents and kids would rather talk about anything else -- including drugs and teen sex -- than weight.
Nearly a quarter (22%) of parents are uncomfortable discussing the risks of being overweight with their kids. For parents of kids ages 8 to 12, only sex is a more uncomfortable topic.