What are the implications of advertising to children?


UK nutritionist Hannah Skeggs explores the impacts of advertising high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) products to children. Despite increasing airtime given to health campaigns, advertisements for less healthy products still dominate airtime. A recent survey of 7-11 year olds by Cancer Research & University of Liverpool found that each hour children spent watching TV was linked to a 22% increased chance of children asking for food they’d seen advertised. Read article here.