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Does New Diet Book Aimed at Children Go Too Far?

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It is intended for children as young as 4-years-old.

A new children's book advocating weight loss has caused controversy among critics who assert it promotes an obsession with vanity and low self-esteem.

Meanwhile, supporters of the book, "Maggie Goes on a Diet," says it places the proper emphasis on America’s obesity problem while providing adolescents support for changing their lifestyle habits.

Perhaps most disturbing, is that the book is reportedly intended for children as young as 4-years-old.

Watch the debate from today’s “The Five” and let us know what you think:

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