Due to unhealthy eating habits and lacking physical activity, many teenagers are overweight. Teenager overweight, If not handled properly, may cause lifelong health issues (such as diabetes, high blood pressure and etc.).
If an overweight teenager attempts to lose weight, the parents should offer understanding and psychological support. The parents should help to build realistic weight-loss plans. Most importantly, the parents should gradually establish healthy family lifestyles - maintaining a healthy diet and participating regular physical exercise.
Healthy family lifestyles can eventually help teenagers establish healthy eating habits, participate physical exercise and maintain a confident social image.