WVU in the News: West Virginia University researcher offers tips to promote healthy eating habits for children

A West Virginia University researcher wants to remind parents of the important role they play in terms of shaping their children’s self-image and relationship with food.

Elizabeth Claydon, assistant professor in the WVU Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, said that eating disorders and other weight- or eating-related disorders pose an intergenerational cycle of risk. She and her School of Public Health colleagues explored the risks in a 2018 study. 

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