Internet Makes You Fat? Nope!

A study done of primary school children in Sweden showed that children do not get fat using a computer — they get fat watching TV. Placing a computer in their room had no affect on weight; when a TV was placed in their rooms, they gained weight. The assumption is that it is easy to snack while watching TV, but using the computer is much more active.

[from Slashdot]

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