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2014-05-09 04:21:50

Recent studies have discovered that fast food ads promoting healthy alternatives are confusing children, making them ineffective. Brooklyn Pediatrician Dr.

2014-04-09 16:24:07

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to a recent YouGov Omnibus survey half of Americans

2012-04-30 10:28:51

There is a long-held concern that youths who eat a lot of fast food are at risk for becoming overweight.

2012-02-17 10:20:18

Despite new regulations restricting UK TV advertisements for food, children are still exposed to the same level of advertising for junk foods which are high in fat, salt and sugar, researchers have found.

2012-01-19 17:18:07

With mounting concerns over childhood obesity and its associated health risks in the U.S., would a ban on junk-food advertising aimed at children be more effective than the current voluntary, industry-led ban?

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2010-11-09 06:35:00

A new study finds that children as young as 2 years of age are seeing more fast food ads than ever before, with restaurants rarely offering parents the healthier kids’ meal choices.

2009-05-28 11:42:05

Advertisements shown during children's television before new restrictive regulations were introduced were not any more focused on unhealthy food than adverts shown at other times, according to research published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

2008-08-28 03:00:43

By Sloviter, Vikki Many children and adolescents watch TV, and we know that many are overweight.

2008-06-16 09:00:48

Joe Lepper Campaign: Junk food marketing to kids Client: Which? PR team: In- house Timescale: January - April 2008 Budget: pounds 5,000 The UK is facing a childhood obesity epidemic with the Government predicting that seven out of ten girls and half of boys will be obese or overweight by 2050.

2005-11-30 19:15:23

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Healthy options available at fast food outlets are often not what they seem, containing unexpectedly large amounts of salt and fat, British consumer watchdog magazine Which? said on Thursday.


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