Junk Food Marketing

Kids Eat Up TV Ads, Then Junk Food

Marko Sijan | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada
Marko Sijan

The results of recent surveys of students in the U.S. and Canada link poor eating habits in children to the amount of television they watch. While this isn't new information, it serves as a useful reminder that the advertising industry is indoctrinating children into the long-term negative effects of eating unhealthy food -- effects that range from obesity to early death.