03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Child Obesity Linked to "Clean Your Plate" Mentality...

"Clean your plate or else!" and other authoritarian approaches to parenting can lead to overweight children, a new study finds.

Strict mothers were nearly five times more likely to raise tubby first-graders than mothers who treated their children with flexibility and respect while also setting clear rules.

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