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Submitted by PandaMcBearface 634d ago | opinion piece

Online gaming: laying the way for childhood obesity?

MWEB GameZone examines how food advergames (an online video game that promotes a particular brand)could have an effect on childhood obesity. (Culture)

plut0nash  +   634d ago
It's not about control. It's about being there to listen to them. If you don't listen to them, they don't listen to you. Any habits we have will go to our children and that's the distinction that has to be made. Efforts always produce some kind of results.
HanCilliers  +   634d ago
The responsibility for healthy eating guidance lies with the parents. We are all exposed to relentless food marketing, it's not more in video games than other sectors. It might be argued that unhealthy eating goes with long hours of gaming, but again, where does the responsibility fall? Not with the advertiser

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