American Teens Have More Healthy Habits

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By Molly Clifton

Researchers say American teenagers are eating better, exercising more and watching less tv.

A study in the journal Pediatrics followed 9,000 kids during the last decade.

Adolescents ate more fruits and vegetables and less sweets.

They also spent more time on the move and less time in front of a television.

Doctors say this may explain why childhood obesity rates are leveling off.



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