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Should your child use a diet app to stay in shape?

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 13:58:57-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Dieting apps have become popular among grown-ups, but are they appropriate for children?

Over the past five years, there has been a dramatic increase in childhood obesity in the Coastal Bend.

The latest trend for some parents to help their children become healthier is dieting apps.

These new apps have been slammed by other parents, but are there certain cases where they can be helpful?

We’ll tell you more so you can decide for yourself, tonight here on KRIS 6 News.