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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?


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


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


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


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


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

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