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Eight ways well-meaning parents are making their children unhealthy

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A recent segment on NBC’s Today Show examined mistakes well-meaning parents can make that, in reality, contribute to unhealthiness in their children. From banning sweets to serving too much fruit juice, some smart-seeming feeding habits can actually backfire. Watch above as Today Show nutritionist Joy Bauer explains eight of these habits and offers alternatives that will help parents reach their goal of happy, healthy children.

The Women’s Sports Foundation’s GoGirlGo! program offers sports-based nutritional advice for parents, teachers, coaches and group leaders aiming to instill healthy habits in their girls. Learn more here.