Eating in Front of the TV Leads to Unhealthy Habits


By Molly Grady

Limiting the amount of time children spend watching TV can help bring more families back to the dinner table.

A new study in the journal Pediatrics looked at two groups of parents.

Those who were counseled about reducing TV time ate fewer meals in front of the television.

Researchers say children who eat while watching TV tend to eat larger portions and less healthy foods.


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