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Promoting a healthy body image for tweens and teens
A healthy body image is an important part of a growing teen's self-esteem. Tweens and teens face pressure to meet unrealistic and potentially harmful ideas around beauty and body build, weight, and shape. The quest for an ideal body or appearance can take a toll on kids' confidence as well as their physical and mental health.
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