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Television, the print media and their relation to dietary behaviour



Television, the print media and their relation to dietary behaviour



Medicina Clinica Barcelona 119(17): 666-670



A review is presented of literature relating to the ways in which young people's self-image and dietary behaviour are affected by television and the print media. In the United States, television viewers are on average exposed to more than 5280 advertisements a year, of which some 1850 are concerned with bodily beauty.

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