Fitbits could be a slippery slope leading to eating disorders. Just like people (including teens and children) who obsessively track their weight on a scale, a child can become preoccupied with tracking her “points” (or steps) on a Fitbit.
A Mix listener emailed us for some help on whether her 11 year old should be allowed to have one for her birthday. Mix weighed in.
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