TV is fattening;Child file;Briefing;The week in education;News amp; opinion

5th November 1999 at 00:00
RESEARCHERS at Stanford university's school of medicine found that children who were taught to watch television "intelligently" lost weight over a six month period. Children were encouraged to select what they wanted to watch and spend less time viewing.

Reports compiled by Diane Spencer with the help of the National Children's Bureau library and information service.

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