Don’t reward your kids with sweets

March 1st, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS  

London, March 1 (IANS) Parents who give sweets or snacks to their children as a reward for good behaviour could set them up for a life of obesity problems.The widely-used tactic can lead to a bad adult diet, low self-esteem and eating disorders, says a new study, according to dailystar.co.uk.

Researcher James Stubbs said: “The danger is that, as adults, they will see high-calorie foods as a source of solace.”

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