There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud mmgranger contributed a whooping 99 entries.
Entries by mmgranger
Globe and Mail Wilton Littlechild, Grand Chief of the Cree Nation, a residential school survivor, lawyer, and former commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission writes a powerful OpEd published in today’s Globe and Mail on the intergenerational effect of residential schools and shifting food cultures. Littlechild proposes solutions to improve nutrition for Indigenous children including looking […]
Daily Mail Jamie Oliver is launching a social media campaign to extend the ban on advertisements for junk food and drink on TV to after the 9pm watershed – as well as restricting what children can see online or on billboards at stadiums and schools. Read full article…
Fortune “Kids need protection for the same reasons greedy marketers target them. Young children don’t understand the persuasive intent of advertising, so they don’t stand a chance at resisting it, and they’re forming brand preferences now that may last a lifetime. Marketers also know kids will pester parents to buy things, and that parents will […]
Bloomberg Kids and teens are seeing a lot of junk food ads while they’re watching sports, potentially creating associations between athletic feats and unhealthy fare, according to a new study. Eighteen companies, including Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc., McDonald’s Corp., and General Mills Inc., have signed a pledge as part of the Children’s Food and Beverage […]
CNN Cheering on your favorite sports team and snacking on junk food often go hand in hand in the United States, but a new study sheds light on just how intertwined sports and unhealthy foods really are. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, reveals that 76% of food products shown in ads promoting a […]
The Epoch Times “A food policy issue both experts agree on is the new legislation banning the advertising of unhealthy foods to children. The Child Health Protection Act is now in its second reading in the House of Commons and is set to be passed this year”. Read article…
The Grocer Exposure to junk food ads can lead to youngsters eating almost 340 extra calories per week, says Cancer Research UK. Read article here…
Waterloo Chronicle The federal government wants to make it easier for consumers to choose healthy foods with front-of-package warnings on items that contain high levels of sodium, sugar or saturated fat — ingredients linked to chronic health problems like obesity, heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. Petitpas Taylor was accompanied at the news conference […]
The Conversation “Social media platforms hold vast data banks on all their users, offering advertisers detailed menus of options for targeting ads. They do so not only with basic demographics such as age or location, but even psychological characteristics and preferences, increasing all consumers’ susceptibility to advertising.Platforms also use children’s data to hone ad targeting. They identify children who are most […]
- Protected: What would you do with an extra 5, 10, or 20 hours a week?April 24, 2018 - 10:54 am
- Indigenous peoples must look to the past to nourish our childrenApril 18, 2018 - 9:12 pm
- Jamie Oliver launches manifesto to cut childhood obesity in half as he welcomes government sugar taxApril 14, 2018 - 9:38 pm
- Commentary: I Work to Protect Kids’ Privacy. Here’s Why I’m Calling BS on GoogleApril 12, 2018 - 9:32 pm