Friday, February 27, 2004

Junk food, kids and TV

Children watch lots of commercials for junk food, sweets and snacks. Those under eight years old are, unsurprisingly, not able to view such adverts critically. But, unless they're sweeping chimneys, where's the money coming from? The only way that children could overindulge on sweets is if adults give them the money and the permission to do so.

Diet of TV junk-food ads tied to obesity in children

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