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Adolesc Med. 1993 Oct;4(3):543-550.

Television, Obesity, and Eating Disorders.

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Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Floating Hospital, Box 213, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

Abstract

Two national survey from the early 1960s indicate that the prevalence of obesity is directly related to the amount of time spent in viewing television in young people aged 6 to 17 years. The author discusses the mechanisms by which television affects obesity and other eating disorders.

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10356231

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