Mom writes about backlash against putting her daughter on a diet in "The Heavy"
Originally aired: Monday, March 4, 2013
One in three American kids is overweight or obese. Everyone from doctors, to educators, to the First Lady say we need to confront this problem head-on. But when one mom wrote a simple article about helping her daughter lose weight, she was not prepared for the intense backlash. Libby Denkmann talked to Dara-Lynn Weiss, author of "The Heavy: a Mother, a Daughter, a Diet."