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Expert Emma Wright's new book promises to encourage healthy habits- and self esteem

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Sun, 4 Feb 2024, 12:22PM

Expert Emma Wright's new book promises to encourage healthy habits- and self esteem

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 4 Feb 2024, 12:22PM

It's an impossible conundrum- how do we encourage kids to become healthy eaters without destroying their body confidence?

Speaker, writer and expert Emma Wright's latest book, Body Confident - A Guide to Raising Healthy Eaters, promises to end dinner table disputes and curb possible future image issues.

She says a lot of healthy eating advice for children can open the door to calorie counting and eating disorders, so it's important to address those red flags while supporting healthy eating.

"A lot of people think eating disorders were a massive thing in the 90s, but aren't so big anymore, that's completely inaccurate. We had a 400 percent increase in demand for eating disorder services after Covid."

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