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Is giving Junk food to kids child abuse?

We live in a world where children obesity is growing in large numbers, and yet very few parents seem to be doing anything about it. One can argue that children can really not be to blame as these food choices and lifestyles are made for them from early ages. So my question is whether the habit of constantly getting children used to junk food should be deemed as child abuse or not and what do you think should be done about this.

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    Jul 20 2011: Its a fine line. If the parents want they're kid so have some sweets let them but I think its the over doing of it that might be considered abuse. I once was chatting with some friends at this girls house, her 2 year old son can up holding his sippy cup so she popped the lid off, went to the fridge, opened a mountain dew and filled it up. I think that was terrible to do, whats wrong with water? its more of a question saying " When is to much junk food child abuse?"

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