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Excessive screen time cause childhood obesity

Posted: February 15, 2019 at 3:43 am

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Excessive screen time cause childhood obesity

The average 8- to 18-year-old spends more than seven hours a day fixated on a screen, whether it's a computer, smartphone, tablet, video game or TV, the latest evidence shows. Teenagers who exceed two hours daily of recreational screen time are nearly twice as likely to be overweight or obese, the review showed. Excessive TV viewing is associated with many disease risks and is associated with numerous risk factors, including poor diet, lower socio economic status, obesity, smoking or depressive symptoms. As we can see, mass media may cause overweight and obesity in adult men, children, and adolescents.

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