TV advts increase intake of junk food in teenagers


eMediNexus    16 January 2018

A report by Cancer Research UK released January 15, 2018 shows that teenagers, between the ages of 11-19 years, who watch more than three hours of commercial TV daily with TV ads for unhealthy, high calorie food are more likely to eat over 500 extra snacks like crisps, biscuits and fizzy drinks in a single year than children who watch less TV.

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