Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 24th, 2004
"The impact of television (TV) advertisements (commercials) on children's eating behavior and health is of critical interest. In a preliminary study we examined lean, overweight, and obese children's ability to recognize eight food and eight non-food related adverts in a repeated measures design. Their consumption of sweet and savory, high- and low-fat snack foods were measured after both sessions," scientists writing in the journal Appetite report.
"While there was no significant difference in the number of non-food adverts recognized between the lean and obese...
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