About The Buzz: Mom’s TV Habits Affect Her Child’s Weight?
TheBUZZ Mom’s TV habits affect her child’s weight?
WHAT THEY’RE SAYING
Pregnant mothers who regularly eat meals in front of the TV are likely to pass the habit on to their children, which could negatively affect the child’s weight.
WHAT WE KNOW
HOW DO WE KNOW THIS?
THE BOTTOM LINE
1 Rockett, H.R. (2007). “Family dinner: More than just a meal.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 107(9), 1498-501. Doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2007.07.004. View Article
2 “Mom-to-Be’s TV Habits Might Affect Her Child’s Weight: Study: MedlinePlus.” U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. View Article
3 Fruh, S.M., J. A. Fulkerson, L. J. Kendrick, et al. (2011). “The surprising benefits of the family meal.” The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 7(1), 18-22. doi:10.1016/j.nurpra.2010.04.017. Read Abstract
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