Food marketing to youth: serious business.

Auteur(s) :
Schwartz MB., Grow HM.
Date :
Nov, 2014
Source(s) :
JAMA. #312:18 p1918-9
Adresse :
University of Washington, Seattle Children's Research Institute, Seattle. marlene.schwartz@yale.edu

Sommaire de l'article

The food industry spends $1.8 billion a year marketing food and beverages to children and adolescents.1 The majority of food advertisements in the United States and globally promote products containing large amounts of ingredients associated with poor health— addedsugar, saturated fat,andsodium.2,3 Asa result, the companies that produce and market these products to children (ie, fast food, sugarycereals, sugarydrinks,andcandy)havebeencriticizedfor contributing to poor diet and childhood obesity.

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