"Advergames" are found to influence children's eating preferences

01/11/2012 | Time.com

Children who played "advergames" -- video games on food makers' websites -- that feature healthy foods ate 50% more grapes and carrots than those who played advergames featuring unhealthy foods, researchers reported in the Journal of Children and Media. They also noted that children who played unhealthy-food games consumed 56% more unhealthy foods compared with those in the healthy-food-advergame group.

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