The Opposite of Childhood Obesity is not Anorexia

There’s an article over at the Frisky that sounds the alarms about weight loss apps for kids. For the record I 100% agree that giving an 8 year old instructions to count calories is a bad idea. However, the app in question is not just any weight loss app. It’s an app that’s designed to teach children ages 8 to 18 how to make better choices about their food and exercise. This is where I lose most people. I’ve heard the responses on Facebook already and they’re telling. Our responses to children’s health issues …