Watching TV tied to poor snacking habits, heart disease risk

Mar 31 2014, 16:30 IST
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kids who spend more time in front of a screen-snack more frequently and are likely to choose less healthy snacks. Thinkstock kids who spend more time in front of a screen-snack more frequently and are likely to choose less healthy snacks. Thinkstock
Summarykids who spend more time in front of a screen-snack more frequently and are likely to choose less healthy snacks.

sugar, salt and fats.

In addition, kids tend to have free hands while watching TV as opposed to when they are on the computer or playing video games, which provides more opportunity for mindless snacking.

The research was presented at a meeting of the American College of Cardiology.

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