Sugary Drinks and Marketing to Children and Teens Sugary drinks are calorically dense, and promote calorie intake and excess weight gain leading to obesity, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and type 2 diabetes. In Canada, a 2007 report noted that 17% of pre-schoolers in Quebec consumed sugary drinks. Twenty percent of male teens drink sugary drinks daily. […]
Evidence linking food dyes to adverse behaviour in children continues to grow: Three separate meta analyses provide evidence that link food dyes to adverse behaviour in sensitive children When it comes to ADHD, food dyes are likely part of a larger story. There is a small, but real effect on ADHD and other food additives […]
Are food and beverage marketing restrictions cost effective? An Australian study found that the reduction of unhealthy food and beverage TV advertising was the most cost effective way of addressing obesity. What would the effect be on the industry? In 2008, Ofcom assessed the overall impact of the food and beverage restrictions on the advertising […]
How the food and beverage industry is marketing our children and youth to death.
What marketing messages do your children see when they are online? Researcher Dr. Monique Potvin Kent investigated. What she found shocked her. #Marketing2Kids
Credit to: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Hey Junk Food, Get Out of my Face!
It’s difficult for kid’s to form healthy habits in an environment like this. Stop #Marketing2Kids
Credit to: Carol Vincent, Redbird Communication, Victoria, BC