The Tube and Length of Life

Every single hour of TV viewed after the age of 25 reduced, on average, the viewer's life expectancy by 21.8 minutes. Based on the amount of TV viewed in Australia in 2008, life expectancy at birth was reduced for men by 1.8 years and for women by 1.5 years. People who spend a lifetime average…

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Routine Helps Prevent Childhood Obesity

A study of 8500  4-year-old children (representative of national demographics) has revealed that having three simple family routines will significantly lower obesity rates:family meals at least 5 evenings per week, 10.5 hours or more of sleep on weeknights, and 2 hours or less of screen time (TV and/or computer) per weekday.Obesity rates varied significantly with the number of family…

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