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2014-05-06 16:28:17

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Kids Food and Beverage Market in the U.S., 7th Edition http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/kids_food_beverage_market_u_s_7th_editionn.htmlTo put the market for kids' food and beverage in context, Packaged Facts estimates that retail sales of all food and beverages in the U.S. will reach $639 billion in 2013 with kids' food and beverages accounting for roughly 3.5% of...

Most Children Are Confused By The Message In Healthy Fast Food Ads
2014-04-02 09:04:46

[ Watch the Video: Fast Food Ads For Healthier Kids Meals Don’t Send Right Message ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fast food companies have been making a push over the past few years to include healthier options for their kids’ meals, but that message may not be getting across – especially to the kids themselves. A new study published on Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that about one-half to one-third of children do not properly identify the...

Changes In Fast Food Combo Meals Means Fewer Calories For Kids
2013-12-20 05:18:57

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity among children is a growing problem, especially with the abundant availability of fast food establishments. Public health officials estimate there is a 17-percent obesity rate among youths. Recently, two researchers at Cornell University, Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. Andrew Hanks, analyzed data from 30 representative McDonald’s restaurants to find out if children would choose a higher calorie meal to compensate for smaller...

2013-11-27 09:55:35

A surprisingly large percentage of very young children in California, including 70 percent of Latino children, eat fast food regularly, according to a new policy brief by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The study found that 60 percent of all children between the ages of 2 and 5 had eaten fast food at least once in the previous week. The majority of the state's young children also do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, with only 57 percent of parents reporting that their...

2013-10-09 23:32:51

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled McDonald’s To Shut Down Promotion of Soda with Happy Meals describes how the fast-food will stop promoting soda as an option with Happy Meals. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled McDonald’s To Shut Down Promotion of Soda with Happy Meals describes how the fast-food will stop promoting soda as an option with Happy Meals. According to an article published in the September 27, 2013...

Calorie Counters Unite: McDonalds To Post Calories On Menu Boards
2012-09-13 15:23:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You are what you eat. This is a message that has been hammered by consumer interest groups who have advocated healthier nutrition options as the obesity epidemic continues to skyrocket in the United States. To help educate consumers on its various food and beverage offerings, McDonald's recently announced that locations throughout the U.S. would include calorie information for all items listed on menu boards inside the restaurant...


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