I am guessing this relates to more hours of inactivity...BD 

They found obese children who watched four or more hours of TV a day were three times more likely to have high blood pressure than children who watched less than two hours a day. "There is a significant association between hours of television watched and both the severity of obesity and the presence of hypertension in obese children," Dr. Jeffrey Schwimmer of the University of California, San Diego and colleagues wrote in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends children watch fewer than two hours of TV per day.

TV raises blood pressure in obese kids: study - Yahoo! News


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