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TODAY   |  October 07, 2013

Athletes who endorse junk foods impact teen health

According to a study in the journal Pediatrics, celebrity athletes such as LeBron James and Serena Williams who star in campaigns for food products have a powerful influence on teens – especially sports stars who promote unhealthy foods.

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>> a new study is suggesting that athletes including la lebron james , serena williams and peyton manning have a big influence on teens. the study looked at more than 500 brands associated with sports figures and find some of the biggest names star in campaigns for unhealthy foods and athletes that promote junk food maybe sending mixed messages.