( CNN) Parents, there’s yet another reason to limit screen go for your adolescents: It could contribute to future heart disease.

The latest suggestion comes from the American Heart Association, and reinforces existing recommendations to limit screen time for children and teenages to no more than one to two hours a day.

“Screen era is associated with being overweight and obese which is associated with high cholesterol and high blood pressure, ” said pediatric cardiologist Dr. Stephen Daniels, a spokesman for the American Heart Association. “Once those risk factors, such as obesity, are in play in infancy, they tend to continue into adulthood.”