Welcome to Overweight Teen

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The purpose of this site is to help teens, parents, families, and friends who may have a loved one struggling with issues of being overweight.  Our website is designed to help educate on the statistics of childhood obesity and overweight teenagers. Articles include warning signs associated with overweight teens and teen eating disorders; such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders. Our goal is to help adolescents who may be experiencing weight issues and eating disorders find therapy or treatment to overcome these behaviors.


Food Addiction
Many people have cravings for food and may compulsively overeat but are they addicted to food? Food addiction is somewhat controversial. If you binge eat, have sugar cravings, overeat, or feel addicted to certain foods, keep reading to learn how to detect food addiction.
Body Mass Index
Body mass index (BMI) is a way of identifying obesity. This article contains the BMI formula to calculate your own body mass index, there are also BMI calculators available online. Keep reading for a body mass index chart and risk factors that come with being obese.
Night Eating Syndrome
Are you concerned about how much food your teenager eats at night, or the types of food he or she consumes late at night? This article helps define night eating syndrome, offers night eating syndrome statistics, and explains warning signs of night eating disorder.
Lose Weight Fast Diets
Lose weight fast diets are becoming popular among overweight teenagers. Many teens are trying fad diets like the lemonade diet, cabbage soup diet, HCG diets, and more. This article discusses the pros and cons of lose weight fast diets and how to lose weight in a healthy way.