possible cause Overeating within the whole family is the most likely cause, although genetic factors may also play a part.

action Look at the way the whole family eats. By changing your own eating patterns, you can encourage your child to lose weight. Follow the advice for helping your child achieve a healthy weight (below), and consult your doctor if these measures do not help or if your child is severely overweight.

Is your child always made to finish all the food on his or her plate?

Has your child been overweight for less than 6 months?

Keep Your Weight In Check During The Holidays

Keep Your Weight In Check During The Holidays

A time for giving and receiving, getting closer with the ones we love and marking the end of another year and all the eating also. We eat because the food is yummy and plentiful but we don't usually count calories at this time of year. This book will help you do just this.

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