Do Food Marketers Know This? Obese Kids More Vulnerable to Food Ads

Do Food Marketers Know This? Obese Kids More Vulnerable to Food Ads

The weight problem in this country is not going away any time soon. Childhood obesity is on the rise, with the numbers tripling in just one generation. Marketing to kids has grown too, and today it is a multibillion dollar … Continue reading

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Junk Food Commercials Influence Young Kids, Parents Can Mitigate the Effect

Junk Food Commercials Influence Young Kids, Parents Can Mitigate the Effect

The Journal of Pediatrics published the results of an interesting study. Researchers wanted to see how young children are affected by commercials for junk food vs parental guidance. The “experiment” was conducted onĀ 75 children aged 3 to 5: They watched … Continue reading

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Children’s Food Allergies Rising Quickly

Children’s Food Allergies Rising Quickly

The Journal of Pediatrics published a report on Monday showing an increase of 18% in food allergies in a 10 year period starting in 1997. This brings the total percentage of kids with allergies to 3.9% or 1 in 25 … Continue reading

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