The fad of Dieting has assumed alarming proportions and it has affected even children between the Ages of 3 and 7!
As far as I know science has not proved beyond doubt that Dieting helps you as in the case of Exercises.
What is sure is the side effects which are life threatening.
Never ever attempt dieting(many may disagree,after all Industries are built on this myth).
Follow traditional food by your parents and Grand parents and engage in physical work that suits you.
Diet List of Seven Year Old.
“I felt sick. Physically ill. Like someone had knocked the air from my chest,” Amy Cheney wrote on the website Mamamia.
Among the foods the girl was allowing herself to eat were:
The exercises on the list included:
-“16 star jumps 2 time a day”
-“rid my bike 3 time a day”
In her post, Cheney noted her daughter said she had learned about dieting from a 7-year-old friend.”
A recent study from Texas A & M also suggests that Cheney’s daughter’s decision to take up a diet after hearing about it from a friend isn’t altogether surprising. Researchers found that peer competition may contribute more significantly to adolescents adopting negative perceptions about their bodies than the media does.
There are also rare cases of children showing signs of anorexia as early as kindergarten. ABC News recently recounted a story about a kindergartner who confessed to her mother that she was always hungry.
Read the Post here.
More hilarious is are the reasons for following these Health care programmes.
1.To ward of Cancer!
4.Prevent loss of Hemoglobin Count.
There were times when we used to go to a Doctor when one is sick.
I remember , in my native place,, the doctor would give a Carbon mixture and if he goes in for an injection, it means , it is serious.
His refrains were’
Now we go to a doctor at the drop of a hat.
Worse still we may not be ill.
We think we might be.