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Do you think the amount of tv a child watches can cause him to gain weight?

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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Most pediatricians would recommend no tv or videos at all under age two.
I personally don't recommend any tv for school age children during the school week (it is a distraction from homework and reading). There is a strong link between watching tv/playing video games and gaining weight. On weekends 1-2 hours a day is probably ok.

In brief: Yes

Most pediatricians would recommend no tv or videos at all under age two.
I personally don't recommend any tv for school age children during the school week (it is a distraction from homework and reading). There is a strong link between watching tv/playing video games and gaining weight. On weekends 1-2 hours a day is probably ok.
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