EPI 2011 - Weight Perception
Obese and overweight women, children underestimate true weight - American Heart Association Meeting Report - Abstract P162
- Overweight and obese women and children underestimate their body weight.
- Almost half of the mothers with overweight and obese children think that their children’s weight is normal.
- Obese images appear to have become acceptable norms in some families; thereby, increasing the risk for cardiovascular disease.