Parenting Resource

The Connection Between Television and Obesity

Download Files Feb 16, 2009

Understand the connection between obesity and "screen time" for young children, and find strategies for supporting your child's healthy development.

Some research studies (with low-income, multiethnic preschoolers ages 1–5) have found that the more television shows or videos the children watch, the more likely they are to be obese. Here are strategies you can use to support your child’s healthy development.

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