Based on the newest research, children often spend too much of their time devoted to watching television. Five years ago, Nickelodeon revealed that kids under 8 years of age watch approximately 35 hours of television a week. That does not include use of phones, tablets, or video games. This is a serious problem because too much screen time is bad for children and can affect them in many ways. It increases body fat, type II diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, asthma, and more.
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