Kids Eat Up TV Ads, Then Junk Food

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.

The Science Of The Junk Food Nag

You can easily picture this morning scene in kitchens across Canada: Kids want certain snacks or lunches to take to school. They make pleas for sweets and chips as parents try to fill their backpacks...