Food marketing drives out healthy option messages
Childhood is a key time to promote life-long healthy eating habits, with parents and society having a responsibility to ensure children thrive.
Yet food and beverage marketing also influence children’s eating habits with messages to consume more products high in sugar, fat and salt. The result – poorer health outcomes. Promotion of junk food is considered a significant contributor to childhood obesity.
Agencies for Action Nutrition has collected evidence and suggests solutions in this Snapshot.