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From Charles, child's age 16

My daughter, as with her three siblings, is beyond chunky but eats wisely - no soda or fast foods. We've not made a big deal over her size since both her Mom and I are also bigger. We deal with weight in the context of our total lives - and it works! She is active in school affairs, gets dates, has good grades and is living an essentially balanced life. Might I suggest that this is a constructive approach others might find useful with their larger than normal teens rather thsn focusing soely on weight loss?