Kids’ TV time tied to unhealthy food choices

NEW YORK, May 10: Kids and teens who watch a lot of television are less likely to get their fruits and veggies and more likely to snack on candy or drink soda every day, according to a new survey of close to 13,000 US students. The link to poor eating habits remained even after researchers took into account how much exercise kids typically got as well as how often they snacked while in front of the tube.(agencies)