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fitsmi Radio: Curvy Teen Girls & Parents


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For teen girls struggling with their weight -- and their parents! -- a weekly show about styling, moving, feeling great, and getting healthy. Alternating weeks for teen girls, with host Abby Ellin, and their parents, with host Linda Frankenbach. Come join us!

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Rachel began gaining extra weight in 2nd grade, until at age 14 she weighed 250 lbs. Her mom Julie took her to several nutritionists and put her on many diets, but never understood why nothing worked until they discovered a secret history of... more

Chat with author Nancy Makin, author of "703: How I Lost a Quarter Ton and Gained a Life." Homebound for 12 years due to the logistics and shame of obesity, Nancy was "reborn" by connecting with others on a computer and... more

Brittany Mullins is a 20-something foodie with a popular blog, Eating Bird Food. She talks with host Abby Ellin about her overweight teen years and how she beat the "Freshman 15" in college and lost 20 pounds by making simple, fun,... more

How to stop using food to control your feelings, with Sunny Sea Gold, author of Food, The Good Girl's Drug and founder of healthygirl.org.

Should parents be blamed when their kids are overweight? Susan Basso has received a lot of criticism about her son and her parenting style on the Style channel reality show "Too Fat for Fifteen." Is it fair?

Fitsmi for Moms host Linda Frankenbach interviews author and former fat camper Abby Ellin about the pros and cons of weight loss camps. What should parents look for in a camp, how much do they cost, what are the top camps, and how... more
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