Researchers have found the main cause for teenage obesity


A research published by the Cancer Research UK has shown that the barrage of Junk food advertisements is fuelling Teenage obesity.

The research was carried out with around 3500 participants between the age of 11 and 19. From the responses, the researchers were able to reach a conclusion that teenagers are twice more likely to be obese if they can remember seeing junk food advertisements every day.

Social media is the main source for these advertisements and it underlines the fact on how advertisements prompt youngsters to eat junk food.

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