Calls for restricting the marketing of unhealthy foods to children ignored by policy makers: What can we do?

Auteur(s) :
Campbell N., Mang E., Gelfer M., Duhaney T.
Date :
Nov, 2014
Source(s) :
Can Fam Physician. #60:11 p969-71
Adresse :
Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. mgelfer@telus.net

Sommaire de l'article

Unhealthy diet is the leading risk factor for death, life-years lost, and disability in Canada according to the latest Global Burden of Disease Study, which estimated that 65 722 Canadians died and 864 032 life-years were lost in 2010 as a result of unhealthy diet. Unhealthy diet, broadly defined by the World Health Organization as being high in saturated fats, trans fatty acids, free sugars, or sodium, is a substantial contributor to much of the global and national disease burden through obesity, dyslipidemia, diabetes, and hypertension.

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