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Viewers vs. Doers. The relationship between watching food television and BMI

paulj | Mar 18, 2015 08:17 PM

Chow Hound makes you fat! I'm assuming the Home Cooking qualifies as 'social media' in the study's abstract.

"Obtaining information from cooking shows was positively correlated with BMI (pā€‰<ā€‰0.05), as was obtaining information from social media (pā€‰<ā€‰0.05), whereas obtaining information from other print, online, or in-person sources was not significantly associated with BMI."

Various media outlets of highlighted this article.

Viewers vs. Doers. The relationship between watching food television and BMI

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