Amount of time average American child spends in front of electronic screens in one day? \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_ How long is television on each day in a typical American home? \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_ \% of American children (ages 2-17) with a TV set in their bedroom? \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_.
2. TV viewing and other forms of screen time displaces meaningful social interaction.
3. TV viewing can lead to “disengaged” or “mindless” eating.
4. Advertising exposure on TV is primarily for high-calorie, low-nutrient foods.
How many TV commercials does an average American child see every year?
What % of advertising aimed at children is for food? _________
How much is spent on food ads aimed at children and youth every year? _____________________