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Research shows a strong positive correlation between watching television and childhood obesity. Rather than blame television for obesity, some claim this is a case of reverse causality. Which of the following statements best support this claim?

A

Children are more likely to eat when inactive regardless of whether they are watching television or not.

B

When people watch television they are more likely to mindlessly snack.

C

Children who are overweight likely prefer to watch television because physical activity is more difficult for them.

D

Children who watch too much television are influenced by commercials for food.

E

Children who watch more television likely have less parental supervision which also leads to poor choices in food.

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