Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 22nd, 2006
According to a study from Belgium, "Several environmental factors influence adolescents' food habits and television (TV) viewing is thought to be one of these factors. The purpose of the present study was to describe sociodemographic differences in TV viewing and to examine associations of TV viewing with the consumption of sweets, soft drinks, fruit and vegetables in different countries."
C.A. Vereecken and colleagues working with Ghent University explained, "Data were collected from 162,305 young people completing the 2001/02 Health...
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