The authors warn this is worrying given the positive images related to fast food on television and known links between perceived risks and teenagers' behaviours. Such biased perceptions of the health risks of eating fast food may result in increased fast food consumption, indirectly contributing to rising obesity rates.
Fast Food's Immediate Damage To Your Health
A study from the US has shown teenagers who watch a lot of TV are more likely to have positive perceptions of the consequences of eating fast food every day and less understanding of the health risks of eating fast food. The images of fast food on TV may be particularly influential for heavy TV viewers who had little direct experience with fast food. They were even less likely to understand the possible health risks associated with eating fast food.
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Some sociologists call this saturation of fast food locations in poor, minority neighborhoods “food oppression.” While many people are aware of the health risks of eating fast food regularly, people in affluent communities are more likely to encounter information about how to make healthy eating choices, reported.
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