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Have you ever tried dieting?
Thirty per cent of girls and 24 per cent of boys between 10-14 years old have been on a diet, despite being within a healthy weight range.
"Dieting has become a rite of passage for girls as young as 8-years-old," said Merryl Bear, Director of the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) at the University Health Network (UHN). "This is concerning, because dieting can be a precursor to developing an eating disorder. We need to break this cycle and teach our children to respect and appreciate the diversity of body shapes and sizes, including their own."
Health at every size
Health At Every Size (HAES). HAES emphasizes size and self-acceptance, as well as healthy day-to-day behaviours, without focusing on weight.
May 6 is International No Diet Day and NEDIC encourages Canadians to follow these four tips for leading a healthy lifestyle and building positive relationships with food.
Follow these four tips for eating healthy:
To learn more about International No Diet Day and eating healthy,