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Not even a social media star can make kids eat their veggies, study says

Mar 04, 2019 - CNN

(CNN) -- Social media influencers -- bloggers, streamers and posters with millions of followers online -- can inspire children to eat junk food, but when it comes to healthy food, their spell over youth no longer works, according to a new study.

Researchers in the UK studied 176 children ages 9 to 11, asking them to view fake Instagram profiles of two real YouTube video bloggers chosen for their popularity with kids under 13. The children were divided into three groups; one viewed pictu...