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Fiction is sweet. The impact of media consumption on the development of children’s nutritional knowledge and the moderating role of parental food-related mediation. A longitudinal study

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posted by Research Admin on 28 May 2020

This study with children aged 5–11 years and their parents investigated the interplay of children’s amount of media consumption and their parents’ food-related mediation styles. The authors found that "the amount of media consumption has a negative effect on children’s nutritional knowledge over time. Parents’ restrictive or active food-related mediation asserted no main effects and could not lever out the negative effect of the amount of media consumption." 

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12051478

Binder, A. et al. Fiction is sweet. The impact of media consumption on the development of children’s Nutritional Knowledge and the Moderating Role of Parental Food-Related Mediation. A Longitudinal Study. Nutrients 2020, 12, 1478