TITLE

Does watching television make kids fat?

AUTHOR(S)
Gaby, Alan R.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Jan2006, Issue 270, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study conducted to prove the claim that watching television causes kids to be fat. Results of the study indicates that, as sedentary behaviors decreased, it is accompanied by a decrease in energy intake and an increase in energy expenditure in non-overweight adolescents. Development of obesity can be prevented by reducing the amount of time involved in watching television.
ACCESSION #
19973594

 

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