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Manga comics may help promote fruit consumption among youth

A recent pilot study in Brooklyn, N.Y., with minority students found that exposure to manga comics (Japanese comic art) promoting fruit intake significantly improved healthy snack selection. As snacking accounts for up to 27 percent of children’s daily caloric intake, and childhood obesity has been linked to inadequate intake of fruits and vegetables, the results of this study could have wide-reaching implications.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-02/ehs…

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