Kids Heart Health Spent On Games And Telly

The Heart Foundation is marking World Heart Day with analysis showing children aged 5 to 17 years are spending at least 1 hour and 20 minutes watching TV and DVDs and 20 minutes playing electronic games each day.

The analysis, based on the latest Australian Health Survey findings, shows eight out of ten Australian children fail to meet minimum national guidelines of at least 60 minutes physical activity per day, National Heart Foundation CEO Mary Barry said.

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