Eating while watching TV linked with overweight and obesity in children

A review paper published in this month’s Obesity Reviews journal reports that eating while watching television may be a risk factor for being overweight or obese in childhood and adolescence.

09/02/2018   by Anne Parle  

92% of 5 to 15 years olds use the internet

Ofcom the communications regulator for the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland have published a report that examines children’s media use.

03/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Children exposed to up to nine junk food adverts in half an hour

A report released by the Obesity Health Alliance entitled "A ‘Watershed’ Moment. Why it’s prime time to protect children from junk food adverts" has found that children are exposed to as many as 9 adverts for high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) foods in just a 30 minute period. 

28/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

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