A good reason to shut off the TV and get the kids outside

Children and teens are seeing fewer television advertisements for fruit drinks, regular soda and sweets such as candy, cookies and pastries, according to a study recently published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.  However, youths of all ages are exposed to substantially more TV ads for fast-food resaurants.

What does this all mean?

Click here to view a summary of the study findings.

** This information has been shared with you by Barb Flis, mother of two and creator of Parent Action for Healthy Kids.