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Focus on Food and Media
September 2018 | Issue No. 171
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There is plenty of unconscious eating that can take place in front of a TV or other screen. It's easy for kids (and parents) to simply eat their way from one program to the next. The result? Weight gain.

Also In This Issue:

918_food_icon.jpgThe new AAP policy, "Food Additives and Child Health," explains that a rising number of studies suggest some food additives may interfere with hormones, growth, and development. Some may also raise a child's risk of obesity.

Click here for a list of the most commonly used food additives and ways to reduce your family's exposure.

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