A series of scientists from Harvard came to this conclusion after checking out the health of TV addicts from 1970 to 2011. After viewing the statistics they found several major health risks.

"The message is simple," stated the author of the study, Dr. Frank Hu, professor of nutrition and epidemiology at Harvard's School of Public Health. "Cutting back on TV watching can significantly reduce risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and premature mortality."