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Slamming the Refrigerator Door on Emotional Eating

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Kids need healthy snacks as well

As opposed to your child's snacks, "Instead pick healthy but palatable items that have something of nutritional value—and which have something like fiber in them so that you can feel full fairly readily."

Why are people feeding their children Captain Crunch and Doritos? Shouldn't parents mirror healthier choices? Both parents and children benefit from yogurt, fruit, veggie sticks, etc.

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Jeremy Spiegel, M.D. is a psychiatrist and medical director of Casco Bay Medical, with offices in Greater Boston, Massachusetts and Portland, Maine.

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