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Study Finds Food Companies’ Marketing Strategies Don’t Protect Kids

Children are increasingly exposed to unhealthy products through various media including television 
and movies. Parents and other significant adults in children's lives want their children to receive
truthful representations of food products. However, most of these companies marketing food products do
not have well thought out plans on how to market factually to children.  A recent study has concluded that
these marketing strategies do not include good nutrition standards. The result? An overabundance of ads
promoting high sugar cereals, fast food, snacks, and candy.

The full Center for Science in the Public Interest Report may be found here.  

May 21, 2010 - Posted by | Health News Items, Nutrition | ,

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