Want healthier tots and tweens? Let them watch telly


Want healthier tots and tweens? Let them watch telly

New research finds TV shows featuring healthy food could influence kids to make healthier choices


Contrary to popular belief, television could help in trimming down tubby kids by influencing them to make healthier food choices.

A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviour found that TV shows featuring healthy foods could be the key ingredient in influencing children to make healthier choices.

And the Association of Dietetics in SA (ADSA) believes that apart from the healthy child-oriented cooking shows, involving children in meal preparation with their parents could also be beneficial to them attaining good health...

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