Altering TV viewing habits: an unexplored strategy for adult obesity intervention?

@article{Foster2006AlteringTV,
  title={Altering TV viewing habits: an unexplored strategy for adult obesity intervention?},
  author={Jill A. Foster and Stacy A Gore and Delia Smith West},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={
          3-14
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To review literature evaluating whether television (TV) viewing reduction is a promising behavioral target for obesity treatment programs for adults. METHODS Studies examining associations between TV viewing and obesity in adults were reviewed, as well as relevant pediatric literature. Interventions to reduce TV viewing among children were examined to inform adult interventions. RESULTS Adult TV viewing has been consistently associated with greater obesity risk in cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING

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