Dr. Ann

In 2009, 86 percent of all TV adds for foods and beverages targeted at children 11 years and younger were for unhealthy foods. Fast foods were the most frequently featured foods. (Protect your child’s health by limiting TV.) (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, August 1, 2011)  A review of 53 studies looking at sedentary activity […]

TV lovers be forewarned – watching the tube may increase your risk of premature death and appears to be especially hard on the heart.  Australian researchers monitored the television viewing habits of over 8,000 adults and found that those who viewed greater than 4 hours a day had a 46% higher risk of death from […]