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December 14, 2012

Beyond picky eaters: When your kid is too thin

MSNBC.com: Health - Posted: December 14th, 2012, 6:20am EST

At barely 25 pounds, 3-year-old Weston Carmann is about the size of an average 20-month-old. Like 3.5 percent of U.S. kids, he’s underweight, a barely recognized condition in a nation where two-thirds of children and teens are overweight or obese. But kids who are too thin are just as much of a worry, their parents say. At barely 25 pounds, 3-year-old Weston Carmann is about the size of an average 20-month-old. Like 3.5 percent of U.S. kids, he’s underweight, a barely recognized condition in a nation where two-thirds of children and teens are overweight or obese. But kids who are too thin are just as much of a worry, their parents say.


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