Experts from University College London for 42 years watching the 6 thousands of volunteers. It turned out that childish habit of sitting watching TV affects the way of life in adulthood. Data provided by the BBC.
Scientists have established that if a child 10 years of age spends a lot of time watching TV, the tendency towards a sedentary lifestyle in adulthood he rises to 42%.
A lot parents can do, creating a valuable leisure for the child. A personal example also has on children positive impact. Overweight parents and the evening TV are perceived growing organism as a norm and an example for the behavior.
Note, the beginning of the study dates back to 1970, since then the TV gradually replace game consoles, tablets and computers, but the principles of formation lifestyle has remained unchanged.