Teenagers who watch popular TV shows like The X Factor eat 270 more calories a week because of junk food adverts

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Daily Mail

Junk food adverts shown during family television shows like the X Factor could be tempting children to eat extra calories.

Research suggests teenagers consume an additional 270 calories a week for every advert for unhealthy food or drink they remembered seeing on television, above a weekly average of six junk food adverts. Read more…